This fall, the University of Western Ontario's
("UWO") Brescia College welcomed its first class of
students who enrolled in its new four-year undergraduate program in
non-profit management. According to an article that appeared
in The Globe and Mail in July, 2015, this
undergraduate degree program is believed to be the first of its
kind in Canada and is a testament to the growth of the sector and
the fact that young people are increasingly interested in pursuing
careers in this area.
In an online interview with Charity Village, the professors who developed
the program were quoted as saying that the need for this program
comes as a result of the sector becoming highly professionalized
and the fact that non-profits are facing increasingly complex
challenges. The professors also indicated that this program
can be viewed as a specialized MBA degree that will focus on
helping students develop management and leadership competencies, as
well as skills in research, finance, and marketing.
Brescia College was founded in 1919 by the Ursuline Sisters and
has been recognized as the only women's university in
Canada. The decision to offer this new program through the
women's university at UWO would seem to be a very appropriate
choice given that the non-profit labour force, which employs well
over a million people in Canada, is said to consist of
approximately 80% women, according to a report produced by the
Ontario Nonprofit Network a few years ago.
Currently in Canada, there are already a number of social sector
management post-graduate certificates available through other
universities, as well as a number of college diplomas. Some
universities and colleges also offer concentrations, majors, or
minors in this area within the context of a more traditional
program of study.
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