Master On Campus Online

Nonprofit Leadership and Management

Metropolitan State University

24 months
474 USD/credit 9480 USD/year
474 USD/credit 9480 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Nonprofit Leadership and Management program curriculum at Metropolitan State University is consistent with the guidelines of the Nonprofit Academic Centers Council (NACC).


A completely online option is available. You can complete your master’s degree in nonprofit leadership and management without ever setting foot on our campuses by taking online classes.

Metropolitan State University's Master of Nonprofit Leadership and Management (MNLM) program 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 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;

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

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


40 SCH


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants who have completed the GMAT or GRE may submit an official copy of these scores and by-pass the quantitative admissions assessment. 
  • Applicants who have not completed the GMAT or GRE must complete our free online quantitative tutorial/assessment in math and statistics, i.e., ALEKS, if cumulative undergraduate GPA is below 3.0 in the last two years of study. 
  • All applicants are required to submit an admissions essay, which also serves as a writing assessment. 
  • The quantitative tutorial/assessment (if required) and admissions essay must be completed before a final admission decision is made and before any graduate-level classes can be taken.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    9480 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 474 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    9480 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 474 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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