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Management - Mission-Driven Organizations, M.S./M.B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
, VT,
Whether you are involved in a nonprofit organization, socially responsible business, or collective initiative, your mission is your yardstick. Students pursuing the mission-driven organization concentration learn to be strong leaders in this exciting and evolving sector. 


The Marlboro MSM prepares students to be purpose-driven managers with strong skills in problem-solving, collaboration, business analytics and innovation. Our students go on to excel as project or organizational leaders, launch new ventures, or serve as sought-after consultants.

The Marlboro MBA prepares students to be purpose-driven executive leaders committed to a flourishing world, with strong skills in problem-solving, collaboration, business analytics, and innovation. Our students go on to create start-ups, join consultancies, or lead in existing enterprises across many industries, ranging from alternative energy to leadership development, sustainable food systems to government services.

Coursework in financial management, outcomes measurement, fundraising, and marketing, equip students with the practical tools they need to build highly effective organizational systems that operate from a position of abundant possibility. At the same time, through real-world projects and reflective practices, students develop a sophisticated approach to strengths-based management enabling them to catalyze support around a shared vision for a better world.

Programme Structure

As a student in this concentration area you can pursue either an MSM or an MBA degree, with a curriculum developed in line with national standards of the Nonprofit Academic Centers Council. 

Courses include:

  • Outcomes and Evaluations
  •  Fundraising and Philanthropy
  •  Triple Strength Impact
  •  Thriving in Teams and Organizations. 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    36 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

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General Requirements

  •  Complete Online Application Form
  •  Official College Transcript(s)
  •  Letters of Recommendation
  • Two letters of recommendation are required for graduate degree programs.
  •  Statement of Intent

We make admissions decisions based upon your individual qualifications for our programs and how well our programs align with your goals. Therefore, you are not required to take the GRE or GMAT

Tuition Fee

  • International

    786 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 786 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    786 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 786 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
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