Master Online

Nonprofit Management

Johnson & Wales University

24 months
786 USD/credit 23580 USD/year
786 USD/credit 23580 USD/year
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The online Nonprofit Management program of Johnson & Wales University is designed for students who have a passion for public service and a desire to lead a nonprofit organization. Through this online program, students will study effective leadership, public personnel administration, social entrepreneurship, and more.


The Nonprofit Management program of Johnson & Wales University links theory, policy, and practice, giving students the unique skills required for management opportunities in a nonprofit setting.

What you'll learn

Upon completion of this program, graduates are expected to: 

  • Critically analyze and use knowledge of academic theory, legal issues and/or regulations to inform ethical practice and policy formation within public and third sector organizations/agencies.
  • Manage and apply effective standards of public and third sector governance within organizational structures.
  • Assess and effectively manage sector-specific functions, programs, and resources.
  • Advance professional communication, public outreach, and responsiveness standards in a manner that promotes accountability, inclusion and other public service values.
  • Apply theories, policies, and practices of nonprofit management to facilitate collaborative efforts between public/nonprofit and private/nonprofit organizations.

Why earn your online Master of Public Administration with JWU?

  • Complete coursework and assignments at your own pace through our convenient online format
  • Learn from faculty with years of experience who can help inform your career
  • Participate in experiential learning assignments, designed to prepare you for advanced-level positions with public and private organizations

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Effective Leadership
  • Public Personnel Administration
  • Public, Private and Nonprofit Collaboration
  • Social Entrepreneurship 
  • Ethics and Social Change

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 alternative credits



Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Submit Your Free Application
  • Upon application, your dedicated online admissions associate will send you an electronic Transcript Request Form(s) via Docusign to sign, which will allow JWU to request your transcript(s) on your behalf. (If your school requires additional information to process the request, you will be notified by the admissions team.) JWU must receive transcripts, diplomas, and/or certifications from all postsecondary schools, so you may receive more than one Docusign request to complete.
  • Applicants must submit two recommendations
  • You can complete your statement of purpose completely online

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23580 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 786 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    23580 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 786 USD per credit during 24 months.


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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