M.B.A. Online

Nonprofit Management

Johnson & Wales University

24 months
786 USD/credit 23580 USD/year
786 USD/credit 23580 USD/year
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Achieve business competencies that propel your leadership abilities in the nonprofit sector and beyond with the Nonprofit Management program of Johnson & Wales University. The program will expand on the necessary strategic- and creative-thinking skills that will allow you to stand out in today’s kinetic and evolving nonprofit environment.


Through the specialized business administration curriculum — developed and updated in collaboration with students and experienced industry leaders — in the Nonprofit Management program of Johsnon & Wales University you’ll expand your current body of knowledge to assess the current and future needs of the nonprofit field.

What you'll learn

Upon completion of the program, graduates are expected to:

  • Gather, interpret and analyze research to inform decision-making at operational and strategic levels of an organization.
  • Use advanced communication skills and awareness of cultural differences in global and domestic business interactions.
  • Analyze problems from a diverse perspective, propose effective solutions and evaluate the impact of executive decisions.
  • Access and evaluate business entities, taking into account cross-functional environments as they affect ethical decision-making in domestic and global organizations.
  • Apply appropriate decision-making processes and skills to effectively manage nonprofit organizations.

Why earn your MBA - Nonprofit Management online with JWU?

  • Earn your Nonprofit Management MBA degree at your own pace, in as few as 15 months with our accelerated schedule
  • Benefit from curriculum informed by today’s nonprofit employers — learn the skills they’re looking for
  • Take advantage of four convenient start dates that allow you to begin when you are ready
  • Learn from faculty with years of real-world experience in the nonprofit sector
  • If you have a GPA of 2.85 or higher, you are not required to take the GMAT. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Business Policy and Strategy
  • Financial Management and Budgeting in Nonprofit Organizations
  • Program Evaluation
  • Financial Reporting and Control

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

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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