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Nonprofit Leadership and Management, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
, MN, | Online
The Nonprofit Leadership and Management program offered by Metropolitan State University has a strong community faculty fully committed to educational excellence in applied scholarship. All community faculty have either a master's or a doctorate in their area of instruction as well as professional expertise in their fields. 

About

The Nonprofit Leadership and Management program offered by Metropolitan State University prepares students for a wide range of career and leadership opportunities in the nonprofit sector. The state-of-the-art curriculum addresses the most critical challenges faced by nonprofit managers and leaders, program professionals, and directors on nonprofit boards. 

The MNLM program is available in three formats: regular face-to-face classes, a totally online format and hybrid classes which alternate meeting in the classroom and online. You can choose the format you prefer, depending on your individual preferences or circumstances, including a mix of all three formats.

The MNLM program offers:

  • A broadly based professional degree that demonstrates your ability to lead and manage a broad range of nonprofit organizations and programs.
  • A practical education that equips you to design and manage new ways to address pressing social problems.
  • Preparation to provide ethical leadership within your organization and in the public arena.
  • A learning environment that is enriched by a highly diverse student body and outstanding practitioner scholars.
  • Preparation for work and careers that increasingly cross organizational and sector boundaries.
  • The choice to complete your degree completely on campus, completely online, or in a combination of online and on-campus courses.

prepares students for a wide range of career and leadership opportunities in the nonprofit sector. The state-of-the-art curriculum addresses the most critical challenges faced by nonprofit managers and leaders, program professionals, and directors on nonprofit boards. The MNLM program is available in three formats: regular face-to-face classes, a totally online format and hybrid classes which alternate meeting in the classroom and online. You can choose the format you prefer, depending on your individual preferences or circumstances, including a mix of all three formats.

The MNLM program offers:

  • A broadly based professional degree that demonstrates your ability to lead and manage a broad range of nonprofit organizations and programs.
  • A practical education that equips you to design and manage new ways to address pressing social problems.
  • Preparation to provide ethical leadership within your organization and in the public arena.
  • A learning environment that is enriched by a highly diverse student body and outstanding practitioner scholars.
  • Preparation for work and careers that increasingly cross organizational and sector boundaries.
  • The choice to complete your degree completely on campus, completely online, or in a combination of online and on-campus courses.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Economics of Social Issues
  • Strategic Human Resources Management: Public and Nonprofit
  • Information Management, Evaluation, and Public Accountability
  • Public Ethics and the Common Good

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details: For international students outside the United States:May 1: Fall semesterSeptember 1: Spring Semester
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    40 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Blended, Online

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    80

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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General Requirements

Complete the Online Graduate Application

  • $20 non-refundable application fee; pay online
  • Official transcripts
  • Current Resume
  • Two Professional Letters of Recommendation
  • Math Assessment
  • Apply to the MPNA first (see Part One) and submit your admission essay
  • Official scores must be submitted, student copies are not acceptable.

Required only if admitted to the program:

  • Financial statement (F1 visa only)
  • Immunization records
  • Copies of passport, visa, I-94, and international home address and phone numbers

Tuition Fee

  • International

    777 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 777 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    389 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 389 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Saint Paul

  • 1040 - 1760 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

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