Bodies of Knowledge
Institute's curriculum is aligned with the knowledge requirements for CAE and CCE nonprofit industry certifications. Upon graduation a student will have earned a total of 96 credit hours (24 credits earned per Institute session) towards their CAE or 28 points toward their CCE certification.
Required Core Curriculum
The Institute curriculum is a four-year course of study designed by experts in association, chamber, and nonprofit management.
|First-Year Core Courses||Second-Year Core Courses|
|Third-Year Core Courses||Fourth-Year Core Courses|
You choose what you want to learn! In addition to the required core curriculum, participants also choose three electives. Institute's targeted, two-hour elective classes allow you to tailor your Institute experience to meet your objectives. By covering one topic in detail, electives help you prepare for specific jobs, duties, and assignments.
All attendees take one elective from each of the groups outlined below. These courses are not dictated by your class year in the Institute program.
|Elective Group One||Elective Group Two||Elective Group Three|