15 Credits | Less than 1 Year
Explore. Develop. Coordinate. Manage. With the Nonprofit Essentials pathway certificate, you can complete all the classes in one semester or take one class at a time. Nonprofit Essentials addresses strategies for meeting the challenges of running Board meetings, raising funds through grants and events, and managing volunteers.
As a student in the Nonprofit Essentials career pathway program, you will explore the role of nonprofit organizations, develop volunteer and Board relationships and coordinate grant and fundraising strategies.
Nonprofit Essentials graduates will be able to:
- Explore the principles and concepts of nonprofit leadership
- Examine various grant and fundraising strategies commonly used in the nonprofit sector
- Plan, organize and evaluate non-profit organizations based on its mission, vision and goals
The online delivery format of the Nonprofit Essentials career pathway program allows you to juggle your busy personal life while taking your classes.
Online Delivery Option.
Jobs in high demand.
Nonprofit Essentials classes are offered fully Online. Conveniently take classes in a way that fits your lifestyle.
Complete in One Semester
All of the classes are offered each semester. This allows you to finish the program in just one semester or you can take your time over several semesters. It’s your choice.
Acquire Real-Life Experience
In addition to the real-life, in-class experiences, you will participate in a hands-on field experience to practice the tasks and duties typically performed in a nonprofit organization.
Interactive Online Learning
Northwood Tech’s interactive online learning environments is a unique virtual learning experience. You’ll have instructor-prepared videos to help guide your learning, and you’ll participate with classmates in discussion to enhance your learning, all in the virtual world.
The Nonprofit Essentials pathway certificate is focused on enhancing leadership skills of both formal employees and a volunteer workforce, organizing fundraising events, and implementing marketing activities to meet organizational goals.
Nonprofit Essentials is Part of a Career Pathway
As a Nonprofit Essentials student at Northwood Tech, you can earn credentials each step of the way!
You could take this first and get a credential.
Continue your education to earn a one-year technical diploma.
Earn your associate degree.
Continue your education to earn your bachelor's degree.
Admissions and Tuition
Northwood Tech has an easy admission process. Get started by completing the Online application form.
Tuition and Fees
Northwood Tech breaks down the cost of education, so you'll have a good idea of how much your education will cost.
Estimated Total Program Costs 2023-24*
15 Credits | Less than 1 Year
*Tuition is an estimate and does not include any miscellaneous fees for various courses, tools, books, supplies or uniforms. Program book costs are in addition to tuition and fees and vary depending on course selection and where the books are purchased or rented.
After the Northwood Tech Nonprofit Essentials Program
Upon completion of the program, you will earn a Nonprofit Essentials pathway certificate. Continue in your education at Northwood Tech into the Nonprofit Professional technical diploma and Nonprofit Leadership associate degree.
Transfer your Northwood Tech credits to a four-year college to earn your bachelor's degree and beyond.
Northwood Tech's graduates experience success. Learn more about the types of careers you can get after graduation.