Online Master of Nonprofit Leadership and Management
The Master of Nonprofit Leadership and Management focuses on teaching students how to create positive change in communities around the world. In this nonprofit management and leadership degree, you’ll gain the knowledge and skills needed for key leadership positions in the nonprofit world, such as fundraising and volunteer management.
Next start date: 01/09/2023
Total classes: 11
Weeks per class: 7.5
Total credit hours: 33
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Who should earn a master’s in nonprofit management?
The master’s in nonprofit management degree is ideal for students with professional work experience in the nonprofit sector. You’ll sharpen your abilities, develop new competencies and network with colleagues working across the full breadth of the nonprofit sector.
If you’re interested in working in the nonprofit sector but have little employment experience, you may still be accepted into the program. You’ll complete a lower-division nonprofit course as a stepping stone into the graduate courses. This course is taken in the first semester and can be completed alongside other graduate-recommended courses.
Why earn a master’s in nonprofit management?
Earning a master’s in nonprofit management online can position you as a valuable and talented employee, able to positively influence the mission of an organization and the community it supports. At the same time, you’ll develop the competencies needed to move into roles that can be more personally and financially rewarding.
Additionally, ASU has one of the largest and best-known faculty in nonprofit management in the United States. The faculty has consciously sought to build a program where established professionals can engage each other on core nonprofit topics.
Master’s in nonprofit management online courses
As a nonprofit management and leadership student, you’ll first build key knowledge in core courses that focus exclusively on nonprofit operations. Then, you’ll choose your own electives for a tailored learning experience that directly applies to your career path. Courses include:
The Nonprofit Sector
Financial and Resource Management
Program Evaluation and Information Management
Strategic Human Resources Management
Volunteer Resource Management
Theory and Practice of Philanthropy
Nonprofit Organizational Behavior and Management
Fundraising and Resource Development
What can I do with a master's in nonprofit management?
A master’s in nonprofit management online gives you the necessary skills to lead and advance in a nonprofit organization. Career examples include, but are not limited to:
Master’s in nonprofit management admission requirements
Applicants must fulfill the requirements of both the Graduate College and the Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions.
Ideal applicants have three years of nonprofit work experience and leadership aspirations. However, the review committee considers applications holistically. Applicants admitted without sufficient experience in the nonprofit field must complete a deficiency course with a minimum ‘B’ grade.
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