Organizational Leadership (Not-for-Profit Management)

Lewis University

M.A. Online
24 months
695 USD/credit
695 USD/credit
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An effective leader understands how each person plays a contributing role in an organization's success. Lewis University's online M.A. in Organizational Leadership is the key to unlocking the potential of your own leadership abilities, so you can impact your team, your business and your career. 


The nonprofit world has its own unique set of challenges and goals. Lewis University's online Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership with Nonprofit Management concentration2 will instill within you the advanced leadership skills needed to help nonprofit organizations in any field achieve their goals. The Nonprofit Management concentration is a unique specialization tailored to offer training in people-focused strategies, tools, skills and ways to apply them to nonprofit enterprises such as charities, boards and associations.

The programme

Courses in the concentration cover organizational leadership and management principles, such as understanding an organization's culture and strategic planning techniques. The curriculum also covers issues vital to the successful performance of nonprofit organizations.

Nonprofit organizations are crucial to filling the social, financial, and educational gaps left behind when dwindling state and federal funding falls short. Whether you wish to pursue a fulfilling career working for an established nonprofit, or you have an idea for a new nonprofit, completing Lewis University’s Organizational Leadership program with a Nonprofit Management concentration will help to ensure your success.

A Targeted Education

  • Creating fundraising strategies
  • Developing corporate and foundation support
  • Organizing planned giving initiatives
  • Running productive board meetings
  • Strategic planning
  • Writing proposals and grants
  • Working with and managing volunteers
  • Nonprofit marketing
  • Building a diverse board of directors

Upon completion of the program, you'll gain the skills to manage both volunteers and employees through a curriculum that explores topics important to a nonprofit organization's success, including:

A master's degree is a valuable asset in the nonprofit world and is often required to move into high-level positions. Students will also be prepared to start their own nonprofit initiatives with this concentration if they wish. Either way, working in the non-profit sector can be an extremely rewarding and fulfilling path. Earning your advanced degree in nonprofit management is a great start toward creating positive change in the world.

Programme Structure

Core courses

  • Leadership: Theories, Practices and Context 
  • Assessing Leadership Skills 
  • Leading Change 
  • Ethics, Integrity and Social Responsibility 
  • Conflict Management 
  • Psychology of Motivation 
  • Workplace Research: Critical Thinking and Decision Making 

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




  • Fully structured
  • No Attendance
  • Continuous support with feedback on request
  • Online group works/assignments

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.

English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

All candidates for admission must possess a bachelor’s degree in aviation from a regionally accredited institution of higher education or in a major in a related field. Individuals who have completed a bachelor’s degree in an unrelated area but have work experience in aviation and/or transportation industries may also apply. The applicant’s overall undergraduate GPA must be 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale. In special cases, the GPA may be calculated on the most recent 60 semester hours of coursework. Additionally, applicants must submit:

  • A completed application (along with a nonrefundable application fee).
  • Academic transcripts from each institution attended.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    695 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 695 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    695 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 695 USD per credit and a duration of 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.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

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