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Catalog 2021-2022 
Catalog 2021-2022 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Non-Profit Organization Manager

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Program Description

Like their for-profit counterparts, managers in non-profit organizations plan, direct, and control aspects of the organization’s work to ensure the effective and efficient utilization of resources (including staff), so the goals of the organization can be achieved and the organization can survive and thrive.

They may assist in the organization’s strategic planning, develop, monitor, and control budgets, and manage programs, staff, and other resources, as well as assist with fundraising, including grant writing, and the marketing and promotion of the overall organization and/or their unit/department.

Program Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this Continuing Education Workforce Certificate, students will be able to:

1. function more effectively in a management role at a nonprofit organization,

2. gain employment with a nonprofit organization,

3. apply the knowledge and skills needed to guide the growth and functioning of a new or existing nonprofit organization, and

4. assume responsibility for continued professional and personal development through continuing education.

Program Credentials

CCBC Credential: Students will be awarded a Continuing Education Workforce Certificate and have access to a Continuing Education academic record (transcript).

Financial Aid and Payment Options

CCBC currently offers Continuing Education (CE) financial aid to those who qualify. We package public and private funding options to benefit students which include COVID-19 relief funding, the Maryland Sequence Scholarship, CCBC Opportunity Grant funding, Maryland Promise, and Baltimore County College Promise. Financial aid funding is available for select CE courses and programs. 

Additional opportunities for financial support include partial payment options through Nelnet Business Solutions and tuition waivers for those who qualify. Resources outside of CCBC may also be available through employer/sponsor paid tuition,  the Department of Rehabilitation Services (DORS), and your local office of workforce development. 

For more information about funding resources and how to apply for them, please contact the CCBC Continuing Education Information Center at 443-840-4700.

Program Length

6 months

Courses start in September and February at CCBC Hunt Valley and CCBC Owings Mills.

Program Requirements

Required: High School Diploma or GED

Recommended: Prior management or non-profit experience

Application Process

To apply, go to and complete the CCBC Continuing Education Workforce Certificate program application.  An email will then be sent with program information and any additional requirements necessary to apply for the program.

Open Entry – No screening or documentation required.

Prior Learning Assessment

This program has potential options for waiving select courses based on previous coursework or articulated coursework from an approved curriculum. Maximum number of program hours that may be earned from prior learning: 24

Program Course Sequence

Each course is also offered as a standalone course.

Course Number

Course Title

Course Hours

Textbook Information

(approximate cost; subject to change)



MGT 619 

Strategic Planning for the Non-Profit Organization


Materials provided


MGT 620 

Financial Management for Non-Profit Organizations


Materials provided


MGT 621 

Managing Paid and Volunteer Staff


Materials provided


MGT 623 

Making Effective Presentations


Materials provided


WRI 039 

Grant Writing


Materials provided


MGT 625 

Marketing and Fundraising for Non-Profit​ Organizations


Materials provided


Course Series Totals:





Additional Information

Additional Offerings:
MGT 683 - Advanced Marketing for Non-Profits: Identifying Targets & Planning Campaigns
MGT 807 - Selecting and Developing a Board of Directors

Skills for Success:​
Good planning and organizational skills; strong oral and written communications skills; strong interpersonal skills; and good problem-solving skills.

Career Opportunities:​
Students will be better prepared to effectively assist in the management of a non-profit organization. A wide variety of career opportunities are available in the numerous areas of a non-profit organization.

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Program Contact Information

​Coordinator: Moire Riley | | 443-840-1804 | Hunt Valley 106

Administrative Assistant: Barb Baker | | 443-840-5838 | Hunt Valley 104

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