Partnering With Our Communities

Working for nonprofit organizations is not only a rewarding career, it is also one that will place you in high demand. In the last 10 years, the U.S. nonprofit sector has grown 20% (U.S. Department of Labor). Our 12-credit undergraduate certificate and 21-credit minor programs will build your leadership capacity and professional skills to lead, manage and support philanthropic organizations. Students from any UM major can obtain a nonprofit certificate or minor, and coursework is offered online or in person.


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Program Options

Joint Degrees

Outside the Classroom

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    Pi Alpha Alpha

    University of Montana’s Chapter of Pi Alpha Alpha (UMPAA) fosters innovative applied learning experiences and scholarship in public administration, policy and affairs. By serving the students, alumni and associates of the University of Montana, UMPAA strives to enhance the experiences of its members and community by providing opportunities for professional development, applied learning and networking through academic and professional support.

Also in the Law School

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    Max S. Baucus Institute

    The work of the Max S. Baucus Institute is an extension of the important bipartisan, consensus-building public service Ambassador Baucus exemplified during his long and distinguished career. Situated within the law school, the Baucus Institute is where policymakers, lawyers, politicians, leading academics and students interact on a global scale.

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