Non-Profit Careers: Skills for Positive Change
Lindenwood’s online non-profit management degree delivers the skills you need to lead services that promote positive change in your community and the world. This customizable program will help you build skills in fundraising, marketing, grant writing, and financial management as you prepare for diverse non-profit careers.
- $116,180 median annual salary for fundraising managers
- 9% industry growth rate
- More than 37,000 new non-profit careers by 2029
The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports a 9% rate of increase in the number of non-profit leadership jobs, and more than 37,000 new positions for fundraising managers and social and community service managers are expected by 2029.
Fundraising managers plan, organize, and oversee community events, auctions, and donation campaigns for their non-profit organizations. Their main goal is to raise money for their organization so services can continue.
Social and Community Service Managers
Social and community service managers connect non-profit and community service organizations to those who need them most. These professionals aim to enhance health, education, and the quality of life in their community.
Career and salary information from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Additional non-profit careers for graduates of this program:
- Medical and health services managers
- Top executive
- Chief executive officer
As you’re making your decision about pursuing an online degree, you are likely to have questions. From program information to details about the application process, we’re here to help you find the answers you need.
Program Outcomes: Skills for Diverse Non-Profit Careers
When you complete the online non-profit management program, you will be able to:
- Use ethical decision-making skills to successfully lead a non-profit organization.
- Understand the function of the management process for a non-profit organization.
- Demonstrate knowledge of the governance and regulations related to non-profit organizations.
- Identify a community’s need for specific public services.
- Use effective management and organization skills to impact positive change through a non-profit organization.
Lindenwood University is committed to supporting its students academically and professionally after graduation.
Contact an enrollment counselor at 855-941-0568 to learn more about the career services that are available to you.
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