Master of Science in Nonprofit Management

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The Gratz College MS in Nonprofit Management is a 36-credit graduate degree program designed for the adult working professional. Participants in the MSNPM program expand their understanding of the economic, ethical, organizational, social, and behavioral concepts which are critical to the management of organizations within the nonprofit sector. This practitioner-oriented program emphasizes managerial development and leadership skills as well as a consideration of ethical and social principles as they apply to real world situations in a 21st century global community. Through the design, implementation and presentation of applied research projects, students will demonstrate that they have mastered the application of theoretical knowledge to the solution of practical nonprofit organizational challenges.

Goals of the Program

Graduates of the MSNPM program will demonstrate the ability to:

  1. Lead diverse organizations toward the ethical achievementof strategic goals
  2. Articulate and implement change in diverse circumstances
  3. Analyze organizations from the structural, financial, human resource, and marketing perspectives
  4. Apply research and data to decision-making
  5. Apply the functional areas of management and donor relations in nonprofit settings

Admission Requirements

  1. Apply online
  2. Two professional letters of recommendation
  3. Personal statement
  4. Official college transcripts from all Colleges and Universities attended
  5. Current resumé
  6. Application fee of $50

Tuition and Fees

  • Graduate studies: $875 per credit hour
  • Registration fee is $70 per term
  • Technology fee is $75 per course

Accelerated Online Course Format

Gratz College offers the convenience of earning this degree
online. Courses are offered in 8-week accelerated format with an
average completion time of approximately two years.

Degree Requirements

  • Leadership in Theory and Practice
  • Professional Writing and Communication
  • Accounting for Nonprofit Managers
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Nonprofit Law
  • Team Building
  • Theory and Future of Nonprofits
  • Marketing the Nonprofit
  • Financial Management of Nonprofit Organizations
  • Fundraising
  • Change Management
  • Capstone/Applied Research Project

All courses are 3 credits

To apply, visit gratz.edu/pages/admissions or call 800.475.4635.

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