30 Credits | 1 Year
Online Program | Financial Aid-Eligible
Ashland*, Hayward*, Ladysmith*, New Richmond*, Online, Rice Lake*, Superior*
*Combination of Online and Your Choice
Career Cluster: Business Management
Explore. Develop. Coordinate. Manage. In the Nonprofit Professional program, you have the option to complete all the classes in one semester or take one class at a time. The Nonprofit Professional technical diploma addresses strategies for meeting the challenges of running Board meetings, raising funds through grants and events, managing and controlling budgets, strategic planning, and communication and conflict resolution strategies.
As a student in the Nonprofit Professional embedded technical diploma program, you will explore the role of nonprofit organizations, develop volunteer and board relationships, explore grant and fundraising strategies, learn how to manage and control budgets and communicate effectively. Graduates of this program can find employment with assisted living centers, hospice and home care agencies, hospitals, YMCAs, childcare programs, domestic abuse and homeless shelters and many more nonprofit organizations, both locally and nationally.
Nonprofit Professional graduates will be able to:
- Cultivate professional relationships to build community, Board and volunteer resources
- Select appropriate communication strategy to fit the situation
- Explore the principles and concepts of non-profit leadership
- Examine various grant and fundraising strategies commonly used in the non-profit sector
- Plan, organize and evaluate non-profit organizations based on its mission, vision and goals
The online delivery format of Nonprofit Professional allows you to juggle your busy personal life while taking your classes.
Online delivery options.
Jobs in high demand.
Nonprofit Professional classes are offered on all four campuses (Ashland, New Richmond, Hayward, Ladysmith, Rice Lake and Superior). Conveniently take classes in a way that fits your lifestyle: Online and Your Choice instruction.
Leads to an Associate Degree
Not all students are seeking a two-year degree, but if you are, the Nonprofit Professional embedded technical diploma is a pathway into the Nonprofit Leadership associate degree.
Acquire Real-Life Experience
In addition to the real-life, in-class experiences, students will participate in a hands-on field experience to practice the tasks and duties typically performed in a nonprofit organization.
Interactive Online Learning
WITC’s interactive online learning environment 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 Professional program 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.
You could take this first and get a credential.
This is the program you’re looking at.
Continue your education to obtain an associate degree.
Continue your education to obtain your bachelor's degree.
Admissions and Tuition
WITC has a simple three-step admissions process that can be completed in one visit. To start the process, simply fill out the application form along with a $30 application fee. After you've successfully submitted your application, your next step is to schedule an admissions meeting with a WITC counselor to discuss your goals and expectations. That's it!
Tuition and Fees
WITC breaks down the cost of education, so you'll have a good idea of how much your education will cost.
Financial aid is available to help you pay for your education. It can come in the form of grants, loans, federal work study, military and veterans benefits, division of vocational rehabilitation benefits and scholarships.
Estimated Total Program Costs 2019-20*
30 Credits | 1 Year
$1,108 for books (including tax)
*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 WITC Nonprofit Professional Program
Upon completion of the program, you will obtain a Nonprofit Professional technical diploma.