|Study location||Canada, Ontario, Toronto|
|Type||Graduate Certificate, College|
|Nominal duration||1 year/ 2 semesters, plus 1 Optional Co-op term|
|Tuition fee||CA$15,249 per year
The fees shown here are estimates only for and are subject to change. The above fee includes tuition (CA$13,861), health insurance and ancillary fees.
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|Registration fee||CA$390 one-time
The registration fee includes the non-refundable application fee (CA$90) and the refundable deposit fee (CA$300).
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Undergraduate Diploma (or higher)
To be eligible, you must possess:
Note: Applicants with an equivalent combination of partial postsecondary and/or three to five years related work experience may be considered for admission. Relevant resumé and references must be provided.
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
For direct admission, you must be from an English speaking country or, you must provide proof of English proficiency in one of the following ways:
This eight-month graduate certificate program will provide you with an in-depth understanding of how to lead and manage a non-profit organization towards sustainable growth. You will learn about program planning, development and evaluation, transparent and ethical corporate governance, and marketing and sales practices. You will explore the latest trends in fundraising, partnerships-building, and volunteer engagement.
You will also learn how to apply common ‘for-profit’ business practices that are adapted and applied to a non-profit organization. Drawing on local, national and international cases, you will be exposed to the diversity of the sector and the challenges in managing large and small organizations.
Throughout this program you will develop the following skills:
- Communications skills
Optional Work Term
Students meeting all academic requirements may have the opportunity to complete an optional work term in a formal work environment. The work term is similar in length to an academic semester and typically involves full-time work hours that may be paid or unpaid. In programs with limited work term opportunities, additional academic requirements and a passing grade on a communication assessment may be required for eligibility. Eligibility for participation does not guarantee a work position will be secured. Additional fees are required for those participating in the optional work term stream regardless of success in securing a work position.
When you graduate from this program, these are the types of employers waiting for you:
- Health and social services
- Development and housing
- Arts and culture
- Sports and recreation
- Education and research
- Law, advocacy and politics
- Fundraising and grant making
You may also pursue future career options within:
- Non-profit organizations
- Advocacy groups
- Social enterprises