Master of Arts in Nonprofit Management
Nonprofit organizations confront the challenges and opportunities that mission-driven organizations face today in areas such as succession planning, volunteerism, resource development and competitive funding. The Master of Arts in Nonprofit Management addresses these areas by drawing on the expertise of experienced practitioners in the St. Louis area.
The graduate program in Nonprofit Management provides a range of courses that address the major responsibilities and challenges of nonprofit and human resources management. It prepares students to work effectively in the field, and it enhances the management skills of those seeking careers in related fields. Administered jointly by the Graduate School and University College, the program is designed for working adults attending school on a part-time basis.
This program provides students with the skills and resources needed to lead mission-driven organizations as productive examples of social entrepreneurship. Students are grounded in the historical context of nonprofit management and philanthropy, and they acquire skills in all operational areas of nonprofit management, including financial management, law, grant writing, volunteer management, resource development, research and statistical analysis, and marketing communications. At the strategic level, the program teaches leadership, organization development, strategic planning, marketing communications, and the skills of social entrepreneurship.