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UConn Launches Degree-Completion Program in Nonprofit Leadership

Prepare For Your Future

If you are working in a nonprofit, have an associate degree (or 60 college credits) and seek to move into a leadership role in the nonprofit sector, the University of Connecticut has designed a degree-completion program for you. The Bachelor of Professional Studies in Nonprofit Leadership allows you to enter UConn as a junior (if you have an associate degree), complete your degree and prepare you for management roles in your organization and the nonprofit sector.

 

Convenient Format and Top Faculty

The core classes of the Nonprofit Leadership program are all taught online. So you have flexibility to incorporate your learning with your work schedule. The degree-completion program was developed by the University of Connecticut Nonprofit Leadership Program in partnership with the University’s Department of Public Policy, Schools of Business and Social Work, and leaders of the Connecticut nonprofit sector.

"The University of Connecticut has brought together the brightest thinkers in the nonprofit field to support your career growth through the bachelor degree-completion program in Nonprofit Leadership."   —Rick Porth, Executive Director of the United Way of Connecticut

 

Essential Courses

Seven courses have been specifically designed as part of this degree-completion program by nonprofit sector leaders.

  1. Leading and Governing Nonprofit Organizations
  2. Strategic Planning, Outcomes and Evaluation in the Social Sector
  3. Nonprofit Organization Fund Development
  4. Nonprofit Accounting and Budget Development
  5. Human Resources: Talent Management in Nonprofits
  6. Advocacy, Social Change and the Roles of the Nonprofits
  7. Nonprofit Marketing and Communications

 

Go to our web site Bachelor of Professional Studies in Nonprofit Leadership to learn more.

 

Accepting Applications Now

The first class offering for the degree will begin this fall, 2012.  If you would like to learn more about the degree-completion program please contact an academic advisor at a UConn campus near you. Or, feel free to give Dr. David Garvey, Program Director, a call at 860-486-2754 or send him an email at david.garvey@uconn.edu

 

Have a bachelor degree and feel like brushing up on the above specialties in the field? Individual courses can be taken. Talk to an academic advisor.

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