12 months
9102 USD/year
9102 USD/year
4794 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Start date


The Master of Arts in Nonprofit Management (MNPM) is a multidisciplinary program at the University of Houston Downtown that prepares recent college graduates as well as mid- and senior-level administrators to manage and lead nonprofit organizations of all types.


The University of Houston Downtown Master of Arts in Nonprofit Management focuses on evaluation, assessment and strategic planning; entrepreneurship; program management; fundraising, revenue generation and grant writing; human resources; marketing and social media; law and ethics; and leadership – board development and team building. 

Key facts

The program was designed by leaders of Houston’s most prominent nonprofit organizations and UHD faculty from multiple disciplines, including Political Science, English, Arts and Humanities, and Business. Each of the courses provide students with hands-on experiences in practicing newly learned skills.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Government Lobbying and Advocacy
  • Leadership in Nonprofit Organizations
  • Program Assessment and Evaluation
  • Resourcing the Nonprofit Organization 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


36 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Apply for admissions using the Apply Texas Application online.
  • Submit official transcripts from all institutions previously attended including the institution where your bachelor’s degree or equivalent was awarded.
  • Additional supporting documents are required for each specific program; please visit the program website for program requirements and other information.
  • Submit your $80 admissions application fee.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    9102 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4551 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    9102 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4551 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    4794 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2397 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Houston

1067 - 1950 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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