Certificate in Nonprofit Management

Become a Leader in the Nonprofit Sector

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Program Details

  • Location: UW Seattle, Downtown Seattle
  • Duration: 5 - 8 months
  • Times: Weekends
  • Cost: $2,997

Next start date:

October 14, 2017

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About this Program


Nonprofit organizations occupy an important niche in the community, making a critical impact on a wide range of social, economic, political and environmental issues. Professionals working in nonprofits have the opportunity to make a difference in a role that often presents big challenges and even bigger rewards.

In this three-course certificate program, you’ll gain the practical knowledge and skills needed to start or advance your career in this dynamic profession. Guided by experts in the field, we’ll explore how to lead and manage people, develop strategy and build effective programs and organizations. You’ll learn about the history and scope of the nonprofit sector and examine the relationship between the organization and the larger community.

DESIGNED FOR

Nonprofit professionals, volunteers and board members as well those interested in entering the field.

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Video Overview

An instructor and graduates of the Certificate in Nonprofit Management describe how the program helps students launch or advance their career in the field.

Duration: 03:27

WHAT YOU’LL LEARN

  • Key management and operational issues, including legal and financial affairs
  • Fundamentals of nonprofit governance, human resources management, and program development and evaluation
  • Essential leadership, strategic planning and change management skills
  • Techniques for messaging and branding and best practices for using technology and social media
  • Approaches to fundraising, including annual fund drives, major donors, events, sponsorships and grants

Program Overview

Complete the courses listed below to earn the certificate.

Learning Format

Classroom

Attend classes part time at one of our convenient locations in the Puget Sound region. You’ll engage face to face with your classmates and instructors as part of a highly interactive curriculum. Learn More »

Program Sessions

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