HBI offers educational opportunities for professional growth that are tailored to nonprofit professionals’ career objectives and active lifestyles. They encompass two rigorous graduate-level programs and a series of continuing education workshops leading to a professional certificate.

Candidates for HBI’s educational programs may be:

  • Nonprofit professionals seeking to advance their careers
  • Other professionals preparing to transition into the nonprofit sector as part of a career change
  • Graduate students seeking to add a nonprofit focus to their other graduate studies
  • Recent college graduates just beginning their nonprofit careers

UW-Milwaukee offers an MS in Nonprofit Management and Leadership that is ideal for individuals looking to build a career in the nonprofit sector. Topics covered are similar to what you might find in an MBA program but are focused on issues specific to nonprofits. Listen to alumna Jill Van Calster talk about some of the classes that have helped her become the President and CEO of the Donors Forum of Wisconsin – classes like nonprofit law, fundraising and nonprofit accounting.