You want more out of life than just a paycheck — you want to make a difference for your family and your community throughout your career. A leadership role with a community-minded nonprofit organization or a relevant government agency can help you do just that. Make your mark with the Master of Science in Nonprofit Management from Johnson & Wales University. This degree program will help you develop a deeper and more nuanced understanding of how you can help a nonprofit exceed operational expectations on a day-to-day and long-term basis.
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This program is offered in collaboration with JWU’s College of Business.
- 2 Years to complete your degree
- 8-week course length
- 15:1 student to faculty ratio
- 95.4% career outcomes rate
- 100% Online career-focused curriculum
What you’ll learn
In addition to gaining a broad understanding of the industry as a whole, you’ll learn about:
- How to best apply your knowledge of the resource development, financial, and budgeting aspects of nonprofit organizations
- Through a deeper understanding of current nonprofit management practices, use appropriate quantitative and qualitative methods to evaluate programs against standards of mission effectiveness, efficiency, equity, and other goals
- More effectively manage nonprofits by applying appropriate decision-making processes
- Facilitate collaborative efforts between public/nonprofit and private/nonprofit organizations
- Assess the social and ethical responsibilities of nonprofit organizations
Why earn your MS – Nonprofit Management with JWU?
- Earn your nonprofit management degree at your own pace, in as little as 15 months with our accelerated schedule
- Learn from faculty with years of real-world experience in the nonprofit sector
- Benefit from curriculum informed by today’s nonprofit employers – learn the skills they’re looking for
- Benefit from challenging coursework designed to build your management skills
- If you have a GPA of 2.85 or higher, you are not required to take the GMAT. Learn more about graduate admissions requirements.
Nonprofit Management Courses
Coursework for your Masters in Nonprofit Management online program will help you develop effective skills in areas ranging from leadership and decision-making to social change — essential capabilities needed to pursue managerial and professional positions in nonprofit organizations as well as local, state, and federal agencies.
- Theory and Practice of Nonprofit Management
- Personnel Deployment in Nonprofits
- Methodological, Decision-Making and Analytic Techniques
- Public, Private and Nonprofit Collaboration
- Social Entrepreneurship
- And more
*Graduates of this program will earn a Master of Science degree.
What Can You Do with a MS in Nonprofit Management?
Want to explore careers in this field? Through EMSI’s Career Coach tool, you can browse careers by degree program and get research-backed information on various industries. You can also take an in-depth assessment to determine career suggestions based on your personal interests.
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Are you ready to start the journey to a graduate degree in nonprofit management? It could be easier than you think, especially at Johnson & Wales University. We start with a dedicated enrollment counselor who will work with you one-on-one to answer all your questions and help guide you through the process. We cap it off with a free application and no GRE or GMAT requirements.
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