24 months
815 USD/credit 19560 USD/year
505 USD/credit 12120 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Theory meets practice with Hamline University's University, Master of Nonprofit Management. You’ll immediately apply the skills learned in class to your current work, preparing you to manage the complex financial and strategic challenges facing nonprofit organizations.


Develop your expertise and expand your network while working with an array of instructors and nonprofit executives from organizations such as the LifeSource, Amherst H. Wilder Foundation, and the Minneapolis Foundation.


With a Master of Nonprofit Management from Hamline University, you will:

  • Discover how to successfully navigate the complexities of today’s nonprofits, including working with a broad range of stakeholders, while reaping the rewards of service.
  • Join one of just 50 programs globally recognized for its excellence in nonprofit management education by the Nonprofit Academic Centers Council.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Nonprofit and Government Collaboration
  • Leading in Organizations
  • Governance and Planning in Nonprofit Organizations
  • Financial Management for Nonprofit Organizations
  • Fundraising for Nonprofits
  • Data Analytics and Decision Making
  • Program Evaluation and Assessment
  • Capstone Project

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 84 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

National deadline applications are processed on a rolling basis. Applications after deadlines may be reviewed if space permits and enough time exists.


48 SCH



Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Online application (no fee for US residents).
  • A personal statement, up to three pages, answering the following:
  • Why are you choosing to pursue graduate studies at this time in your career, and what are you hoping to accomplish by doing so? 
  • What makes the Hamline graduate program you have chosen appealing to you? What strengths do you seek to enhance? What challenges do you seek to overcome?
  • At Hamline, we believe in the power of teams. Thus, we teach and have students practice teaming skills throughout the program. 
  • A résumé.
  • Official transcripts from all undergraduate and graduate work. If your transcripts are in a language other than English, you must submit both the original and an official or a certified course by course English translation.
  • Two recommendation forms detailing your qualifications to pursue advanced study written by people unrelated to you who are familiar with your academic and/or professional history. 

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    19560 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 815 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    12120 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 505 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Saint Paul

1040 - 1755 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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