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Nonprofit Leadership and Management

University of San Diego

M.A. On Campus
12 months
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1509 USD/credit
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About

Learn to magnify your impact on the world. This Nonprofit Leadership and Management program at University of San Diego melds state-of-the-art leadership theory with proven management models, strategies and tools that equip you to create and manage high-impact organizations.

Overview

Turn classroom theory into real-world practice as you produce organizational audits, development plans, research-based programs, and legislative campaigns. In courses like Developing Human Capital, Board Development and Grant-Making for the Greater Good, you'll master more than skills—you'll gain the political and technical proficiencies of a life-changing leader.

Graduates of this Nonprofit Leadership and Management program at University of San Diego advance their careers as directors of nonprofits and as consultants, executives, development officers, and program managers. (In fact, 91% of our graduates say they've been promoted to a new position or received a raise.) They approach their careers with a firm foundation in organizational management, decision-making, planning, communications, nonprofit finances, ethics and other invaluable skills and strengths. Set yourself up for a lifetime of leadership and impact.

Courses that help you chart the future of changemaking

In every course, you'll work closely with faculty who are outstanding leaders in their own right. Under their mentorship and in close collaboration with fellow students, you'll take classes like Human Relations for Leaders, Understanding Bi-National Nonprofits in the US-MEX Border Region, and Human Rights Advocacy and International NGOs. 

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Research, Design and Evaluation of Nonprofit Programs
  • Nonprofit Sector:  Theory and Practice
  • Nonprofit Finance
  • Developing Human Capital
  • Resource Development and Marketing
  • Community Partnerships & Civic Engagement
  • Board Development

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
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English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Current Resume — You will submit a resume detailing your employment and/or educational experience.
  • Personal Statement, Statement of Purpose and/or Essays — Personal statement(s) vary depending on the program you are applying to. Please check the prompt in your application.
  • Letters of Recommendation — Your letters should be from professors familiar with your scholarly work, or from professional supervisors who have had experience in a graduate program and who can provide information about your potential for success as a graduate student. 

Work experience

  • The program has a preference for applicants with at least four years of professional work experience.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1509 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1509 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    1509 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1509 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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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