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: 01/08/2024
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 who have or wish to gain professional work experience in the nonprofit sector. In this program, you’ll sharpen your abilities, develop new competencies and network with colleagues working across the full breadth of the nonprofit sector.
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 U.S. The faculty has consciously sought to build a program where established professionals can engage each other on core nonprofit topics.
What new skills and experiences will I develop in this online master’s in nonprofit management?
This nonprofit management and leadership degree considers a range of common nonprofit management and organizational concerns to build a well-rounded knowledge base and set of abilities. Through your coursework, you’ll develop skills in many areas critical to the success of nonprofit groups, such as:
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.
Please note, students must complete 15 credit hours of related elective coursework, including the required practicum course. If you already have nonprofit managerial experience on your resume, it’ll be reviewed by the program director at the time of admission for a possible exception to the practicum requirement.
Financial and Resource Management
Program Evaluation and Information Management
Strategic Human Resources Management
The Nonprofit Sector
Theory and Practice of Philanthropy
Volunteer Resource Management
Community and Social Innovations
Executive Leadership and Governance
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:
How to apply
Applicants must fulfill the requirements of both the Graduate College and the Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions.
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