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Wilson Center for Social Entrepreneurship

Inspired Education

The need for thoughtful, well-educated leaders in nonprofits, social enterprise and philanthropy is growing. Nonprofits employ 10% of the American workforce, and over 18% of the workforce in New York State. There are nearly 2 million nonprofits in the U.S., with over $1 trillion in revenue and $4 trillion in assets.

Curricular Initiatives

Visit link to Undergraduate Courses for information on courses in nonprofit studies in the upcoming semester.

For more information about the MINOR in NONPROFIT STUDIES, visit

Pace University's Master of Public Administration (MPA) prepares students with the skills they need to succeed in some of the fastest growing areas of the national economy: environmental management, government, healthcare, and nonprofit management. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, these professions will grow at a faster than average pace during this decade.

Visit link to Graduate Courses for information on courses in nonprofit studies in the upcoming semester.

For more information, visit Dyson College of Arts & Sciences.

Related graduate course information can also be found by visiting the Lubin School of Business.

Continuing and Professional Education
The United Way-Pace University Wilson Center Not-for-Profit Management Center is a management training program offering a wide range of exciting and relevant courses, workshops and seminars with fees sustained at a level which ensures that those who wish to participate can afford to do so. These offerings are made possible by a special partnership between the United Way of Westchester and Putnam and the Helene and Grant Wilson Center for Social Entrepreneurship at Pace University. The Wilson Center is instrumental in providing both high-caliber instructors and a convenient location to hold the sessions. In addition, the program is sponsored by a generous grant from Chase Bank to help underwrite activities including programming costs and scholarships to not-for-profits with small or no training budgets.

Please visit the Not-for-Profit Management Center website for more details.

Certificate Program in Nonprofit Management
Pace University's Masters in Public Administration program has launched a revised certificate program in nonprofit management with a social entrepreneurship track. The interdisciplinary certificate program incorporates courses offered by the masters programs in business, public administration, and Internet technologies, and serves as an introduction to the MPA, the MBA, and the Masters of Science in Internet Technologies degrees. Individuals who elect to earn credit will be able to transfer those credits into the Masters degree programs.