2017-2018 Catalog

Grant Projects Assistant Certificate of Completion

Certificate of Completion, Grant Projects Assistant (44-45credits)


The Grant Projects Management Program is designed to prepare graduates to gain employment in tribal, non-profit, or public organizations that operate with grant funding.

The Grants Projects Certificate of Completion and Associate of Arts are stackable credentials. Completers of the Certificate of Completion may choose to move into the Associate of Arts as full-time students or begin employment and continue taking classes as part-time students

Career Opportunities

Over $35 billion in grant and contract funding is distributed in the United States every year.  Many tribal, public, and non-profit entities operate with numerous grants and contracts. Students completing the Certificate of Completion are qualified to work as grant technicians, performing invoicing, draw-downs, and basic accounting functions.

Student Learning Outcomes

Students completing the Certificate of Completion Grant Projects Assistant will be able to:
• Explain the basic concepts and practices in managing grants.
• Demonstrate proficiency in basic accounting functions and processes. 
• Exhibit skills in computer applications including word processing, spreadsheets, databases and presentation software.
• Demonstrate effective verbal and written communication applicable to administration of grants and contracts. 
• Understand the implications of tribal sovereignty for grant and contract administration.

Degree Requirements

Fall First Year

CAPP100Computer Literacy

1

ENGL101English Composition I

3

IDST 101SKC Seminar

3

NASD101History of Indians in the United States

3

OFED106Keyboard Skill Building

1

OFED114Business Grammar & Usage

1

ELECTIVEHumanities Intro General Education from List

3

Total Credit Hours:15

Winter First Year

CAPP140Word Processing

3

CAPP162Data Management Systems

3

GRMG150Grant Management I

4

MATH 103Contemporary Math

5

OR

OFED111Business Math

4

 

OFED113Calculator Lab

1

Total Credit Hours:15-16

Spring First Year

CAPP161Electronic Spreadsheets

3

CAPP170Electronic Presentations

2

GRMG151Grant Projects Management II

3

OFED121Human Relations

3

OFED170Accounting Basics

3

Total Credit Hours:14
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