Why earn a certificate in nonprofit administration?

This undergraduate certificate program is primarily directed toward students who want to acquire skills and enhance their qualifications for service in the nonprofit sector. You'll develop a deeper understanding of nonprofit organizations, the role of meeting human needs and the diversity of groups in society. You'll also gain hands-on learning through service work in the community and internships with nonprofit organizations.

The nonprofit administration certificate works well with any major area of study.

Nonprofit Administration Certificate at UND

  • Take courses through UND's College Business & Public Administration, one of the top 5% of business schools in the world.

  • Gain hands-on experience by completing service work in the community or internships with nonprofit organizations.

  • Participate in the Nonprofit Leadership Student Association.

Nonprofit Administration Careers

67K

Median annual salary for social and community service managers

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

13%

Projected job growth for social and community service managers

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Employers rank leadership among the most desirable qualities in job candidates — and one of the hardest traits to identify. UND graduates have gone on to work in a variety of organizations within the social sector.

Social and community service managers typically do the following:

  • Work with community members and other stakeholders to identify necessary programs and services
  • Oversee administrative aspects of programs to meet the objectives of the stakeholders
  • Analyze data to determine the effectiveness of programs
  • Suggest and implement improvements to programs and services
  • Plan and manage outreach activities for increased awareness of programs
  • Write proposals for social services funding

Nonprofit Administration Certificate Course Options

Gain the Insights to Lead

The Nonprofit Leadership Alliance brings Grand Forks-area nonprofits together to meet students and discuss opportunities for experience.