The Non-Profit Management certificate will provide students with an understanding of the Canadian non-profit sector and its public policy involvement. This certificate program will also explore strategic leadership in the sector, focusing on governance, executive leadership and board of directors’ roles in strategy formation and implementation. The students will develop analytical skills to evaluate policy frameworks that guide the operation of non-profit organizations and critically assess policies that advance the functionality and greater contribution of the sector to our society.

This certificate is only offered through the University of Regina campus.


Students must complete (3 credit hrs)

Two of the following elective courses (6 credits hrs):

Admission Requirements

Applicants interested in this program must have completed a four-year undergraduate degree with a minimum overall GPA of 70 per cent. There is also a mid-career option for admission, through which prospective students with at least five years of government or non-profit organization management experience may be admitted without an undergraduate degree.


Tuition for domestic students in the master's certificate programs offered at the University of Regina is approximately $3,944.25, plus mandatory graduate student fees and an international surcharge (if applicable).  

Please note, tuition and fees are subject to change. Should there be a discrepancy between the information posted on the institution's website and information posted on the Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy website, the University of Regina website should be viewed as accurate.  

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