Affiliated Academic Programs

VTIPG works with the School of Public and International Affairs (SPIA) and its academic programs to develop and propose nonprofit and nongovernmental organization-related curricula at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The nonprofit/nongovernmental offerings share a number of characteristics, such as interdisciplinary faculty, a comparative focus, and integration of theory, practice and public policy implications.

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Graduate certificates

The School of Public and International Affairs offers twelve graduate level certificates, many of which have classes that are taught by IPG-affiliated faculty. This includes a certificate in Nonprofit & NGO management. This, and other certificate programs, can be completed wholly online. 


Academic Programs

IPG affiliated students are often enrolled in the Center for Public Administration and Policy  (CPAP), Government & International Affairs  (GIA),  and Urban Affairs and Planning (UAP) programs.  We also work across Virginia Tech Colleges and programs supporting students in interdisciplinary study and research.