According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment, wages and establishments within the nonprofit sector grew between 2007 and 2012 in contrast to the private sector. Employment in the nonprofit sector is on the rise when looking at the fastest growing industries based on employment projections for 2016-26 according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
The graduate certificate in nonprofit management is a four-course, 12-credit hour program that students will be able to finish in one year. The program is designed to fit skills needed by employers such as leadership, fundraising skills, managing volunteer workforces and engaging with different groups and cultures. Courses will be taught by full-time faculty members and practitioners, providing students with academic and practical experience in the nonprofit environment.
See the Graduate Bulletin for additional details, guidelines and requirements.