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University and College Credit Programs


Graduate Programs

BC & Alberta Graduate Programs

  •  University of Victoria, Master of Arts in Community Development
  •  University of Victoria, Master of Public Administration
  •  Royal
 Roads
 University, Graduate 
Certificate
in
 Sustainable 
Community
 Development
  •  Simon Fraser University, Masters in Public Policy
  •  University of British Columbia, The Liu Institute for Global Issues, International Relations Program
  •  University of British Columbia, Master's Program, Institute for Resources, Environment and Sustainability (IRES)
  •  Athabasca
 University, 
Master
in Community 
Studies
  •  Royal Roads University, Graduate Certificate in Project Management
  •  Royal Roads University, Graduate Certificate in Strategic Human Resources Management
  •  Royal Roads University, MA in Leadership

Ontario, Quebec, Eastern – Graduate Programs

  •  Carleton University, Masters and Graduate Diploma in Philanthropy and Nonprofit Leadership [Housed in the School of Public Policy and Administration (SPPA).
  •  Queen's University: Master of Public Administration (Public Policy & Third Sector Research Initiative)
  •  York 
University, 
MBA & Graduate
 Diploma 
in
 Non‐Profit
 Management 
and
 Leadership
  •  University
 of
 Western
 Ontario, Graduate 
Diploma 
in 
Non-Profit
 Management
  •  Wycliffe College (Toronto): Masters Degree in International Development
  •  University of Guelph: MA (Leadership)

BC and Alberta - Nonprofit Management programs (intended for students with some nonprofit work experience)

  •  University 
of 
Victoria,
Professional Certificate 
in 
Voluntary
 and
 Nonprofit
 Sector 
Management
  •  British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT): Nonprofit Management (Distance and online learning)
  •  UBC, Continuing Studies – International Development (includes project planning and evaluation)
  •  Non-degree
 conferring 
program:
 The Banff Centre Leadership Development
  •  Grant 
MacEwan 
University, Executive
 Leadership
 in 
the 
Non-Profit 
Sector 
Post-Diploma
 Certificate
  •  Douglas College: Leadership Certificate Program
  •  Mount Royal University Faculty of Continuing Education: Advanced Human Resource Management Certificate
  •  Mount Royal University Faculty of Continuing Education: Human Resource Management Certificate
  •  Mount Royal University Faculty of Continuing Education: Leadership Certificate
  •  Mount Royal University Faculty of Continuing Education: Management Development Certificate

Nonprofit Management programs (intended for students with some nonprofit work experience/education)

  •  Non-degree
 conferring 
program: 
Dalhousie 
University
 Non-Profit
 Sector 
Leadership 
Program
  •  Coady International Institute, St. Francis Xavier University, Diploma in Development Leadership
  •  Coady International Institute: Certificates in Community-Based Development
  •  Conestoga College: Senior Leadership and Management in the Not-For-Profit Sector
  •  University of Ontario, Institute of Technology - Not-for-Profit Management Certificate Program
  •  University of Western Ontario, Continuing Studies - Not-for-Profit Management Certificate Program
  •  University of Western Ontario, Continuing Studies - Not-for-Profit Management Diploma Program
  •  York University - Maytree Executive Directors' Institute 2007
  •  Tyndale University College: Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration/International Development
  •  Ryerson University, Certificate in Nonprofit & Voluntary Sector Management [Continuing Studies]
  •  Queen’s University, Global Development Studies undergraduate degree
  •  Dalhousie University: Non-Profit Sector Leadership Program
  •  Nova Scotia Community College: Nonprofit Leadership Program
  •  Schulich School of Business: Nonprofit Management and Leadership Program
  •  Wilfrid Laurier University, Brantford Campus: Organizational Leadership Program

Undergraduate Programs

Other BC programs - Companion Certificate Programs (complementary)

  •  British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT): School of Business, Fundraising Management, Nonprofit Management, Event Planning and Marketing (Associate Certificate Programs)
  •  Simon Fraser University, Certificate Program in Community Economic Development (CED)
  •  Capilano University, Global Stewardship Associate of Arts Degree Program

BC - Companion Bachelor's degree programs

  •  University of the Fraser Valley, Global Development Institute, Bachelor of Arts in Global Development Studies
  •  Vancouver Island University, Global Studies Program
  •  University of Victoria, Proposed Minor in International Development (in development)

Alberta - Companion Bachelor's degree programs

  •  Mount Royal University, Bachelor of Business Administration, Social innovation and Nonprofit Studies (Minor in Nonprofit Management) [previously the Bachelor's Degree in Applied Nonprofit Studies].

Ontario – Just Launched Fall 2015 Brescia University College, London, Ontario, Nonprofit Management Bachelor’s degree

Brescia business professors Colleen Sharen and Melissa Jean developed Brescia’s 4-year Nonprofit Management degree, building on the non-profit sector’s own analysis of a need for training in leadership, research, finance and marketing. The program was announced in The Globe and Mail, and graduates will earn a Bachelor of Management and Organizational Studies (BMOS) degree.

Other Programs - Non-Degree Conferring

  • SFU, Continuing Studies, Non-Profit Management Certificate SFU Continuing Studies offers a non-credit program for professionals with some experience in the field.

    http://www.sfu.ca/continuing-studies/programs/non-profit-management-certificate/why-this-program.html
    The program is well suited for people who are already in management positions who would like to strengthen the work of their organizations as well as their career trajectories. It's also a great fit for people who are interested in transitioning into a non-profit management role, and for people who have a passion project that they are looking to get off the ground, but need the management skills to launch their initiative.

  • And, in Vancouver, Vantage Point offers fee-based, non-credit workshops for professionals with some experience in the field http://www.thevantagepoint.ca/

Other Programs – Volunteer Management & Fundraising

At present these are the two non-profit roles that are aligned with professional certification
The Certified Fund Raising Executive International Credentialing Board (CFREICB) is the wholly independent, internationally recognized certifying agency responsible for administering the Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) professional designation program. The CFRE is available to professionals in Australia, Canada and the United States.

  • University of the Fraser Valley: Volunteer Management Certificate Program - Introduction to Non-Profit Management course, with funded courses available at Northwest Community College, The College of New Caledonia, Selkirk College, Okanagan College, Vancouver Island University, Northern Lights College and North Island College.
  • Mount Royal University Faculty of Continuing Education: Event Management Certificate