M.Sc. On Campus Online

Nonprofit Leadership - Executive Leadership and Governance

18 months
36768 USD/year
36768 USD/year
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Leading a nonprofit or nongovernmental organization of any size requires senior leaders to examine individual and organizational practices and behaviors. The Nonprofit Leadership - Executive Leadership and Governance program of the University of Denver will help you learn more about how to be a good leader.


In the Nonprofit Leadership - Executive Leadership and Governance program of the University of Denver, you'll develop a broad spectrum of tools in leadership, change management, and diversity, equity, and inclusion to better navigate organizational changes and challenges. Enhance your knowledge in board and senior-team leadership, value-centered leadership, strategic direction and planning, and organization culture development.


  • Nonprofit President
  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Chief Operating Officer
  • Executive Director
  • Director of Membership
  • Associate Director

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Leading Nonprofit/Nongovernmental Organizations
  • Healthy Nonprofit/Nongovernmental Organizations
  • Legacy and Trends of Nonprofit Organizations and Civil Society
  • Leading Nonprofit Financial Health
  • Executive and Board Roles, Responsibilities and Leadership
  • Leading Strategically

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines


48 SCH


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited college or university.
    • Earned a minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA on a 4.0 scale in previous undergraduate work or a 2.5 on a 4.0 scale for the last 60 semester credits or 90 quarter credits (approximately two years of work) for the baccalaureate degree.
    • Application Form
    • Application Fee
    • Official Transcripts
    • Résumé
    • English Proficiency
    • Photocopy of Current Passport
    • Personal Statement
    • Financial Verification Form

Tuition Fee

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    36768 USD/year
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    36768 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 36768 USD per year during 18 months.

Living costs for Denver

1310 - 2220 USD /month
Living costs

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


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