Nonprofit Management

Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE). Approved Provider for Continuing Education 2024.Nonprofit management is a promising, challenging career that requires professionals skilled in organization, management and relationship-building. Individuals working in mission-focused and value-based organizations must have a thorough understanding of internal and external factors affecting fundraising as well as the ability to apply principles of marketing, communications and strategic planning to this specialized profession.

Designed to help you take a more proactive approach to the organizational needs and activities of both large and small nonprofit organizations, this program offers the precise knowledge base and skills to contribute to high-functioning nonprofit teams and productive fundraising operations.

Who Should Enroll

  • Nonprofit staff members and development staff
  • Volunteer coordinators
  • Individuals looking to enter the nonprofit sector

Program Benefits

  • Identify and define organizational goals, and how those goals align to mission, vision, organizational ethics and deliverables for success
  • Define various fundraising models and formulate plans for identification of funding streams and sources
  • Implement strategic financial management practices germane to nonprofit resource administration and reporting
  • Analyze the viability of new fundraising initiatives and their potential for success
  • Implement leadership strategies specific to fundraising and nonprofit teams

Eligibility and Requirements

Apply to become a candidate for the program: A Declaration of Candidacy is required to establish candidacy in this program. Complete the application and pay the application and candidacy fee of $125 (non-refundable). Learn more about the benefits of becoming a candidate

A candidate in the program is awarded a specialized studies certificate upon the successful completion of seven (7) required courses totaling 11 units, each with a letter grade of “C” or better. All requirements must be completed within five (5) years after the student enrolls in their first course. To receive the Certified Digital Certificate after the completing all the program requirements, students must submit the Request for Certificate to initiate the certificate audit process. Students not pursuing the certificate are welcome to take as many individual courses as they wish.

Transfer Credit

Students who complete the Nonprofit Management Specialized Studies Program may be eligible to transfer credits into University of the Pacific – Benerd College’s Master of Arts in Leadership (Organizational Innovation and Change Concentration).

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Specialized Studies
Approximate Cost $3,590
Format Online
Duration 12-21 months
Total Credits 11

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Course Schedule

Course schedules are subject to change. Individual courses may be taken without enrolling in the full program.

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