24 months
759 USD/credit 13662 USD/year
759 USD/credit 13662 USD/year
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The Master’s in Human Services Management from National Louis University is a specialized, practice-oriented graduate degree for aspiring professionals interested in developing critical leadership skills to manage in nonprofit and for-profit health and human services agencies. 

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This innovative Master’s in Human Services Management from National Louis University places an emphasis on sharing of best practices, immediate application in the workplace, and supporting/preparing students for advancement.

NLU has designed this new program in consultation with, and support of, human services management industry leadership with topics such as the role of managers, supervising employees, working with boards of directors, the art of delegation, interacting with the media, managing risk and much more.

Choose NLU's Master of Science in Human Services Management program if you:

  • Wish to enter the human services industry in a managerial role.
  • Seek advancement or have been promoted into a managerial position.
  • Wish to develop leadership skills to succeed in the for-profit or nonprofit sectors as well as state and federal agencies.
  • Would like to teach at a community college or at an undergraduate university
  • Would like to eventually pursue your doctorate degree.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Managing Systems and Funding in Human Services 
  • Interventions and Direct Services in Human Services 
  • Protessional Communication in Human Services 
  • Performance Analysis and Measurement 
  • Seminar in Program Evaluation 
  • Leadership & Organizational Behavior 
  • Health Care Finance 
  • Research Methodology and Writing 
  • Quantitative and Qualitative Analysis 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Procedures and requirements are specific to each program. Admission to study in one program does not ensure admission to all programs. 
  • The decision to deny admission cannot be appealed. It is your responsibility to be aware of the policies and requirements of National Louis University as stated in the University catalog. 
  • National Louis University reserves the right to change any provision or requirement, including fees, at any time, with or without notice. 
  • National Louis University admits students to all programs and activities and administers all educational, employment, and other policies without discrimination because of race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, ancestry, disability, military status or marital status. It is expected by the University that all information which is material to the admissions process be accurate and true to the best of the student’s or prospective student’s knowledge. 

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    13662 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 759 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    13662 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 759 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Chicago

1297 - 2491 USD /month
Living costs

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


We are pleased to announce that for all students starting in the Summer 2020 (July) term, NLU is offering brand new undergraduate scholarships for international students! The new scholarships are listed below:

10% Automatic Opportunity Scholarship 

  • Applies to All NLU Undergraduate Programs including Hospitality Management
  • Eligible to Freshman and Transfer Students

50% #YouAreWelcomeHere Scholarship 

  • Awarded to Two Students Every Fall Term
  • Eligible to Freshman Undergraduate Students Only
  • Deadline is July 1st

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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