MA in Nonprofit Leadership and Management ​

Channel intentions into impact.

Learn to magnify your impact on the world. This integrated course of study melds state-of-the-art leadership theory with proven management models, strategies and tools that equip you to create and manage high-impact organizations.

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 program 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. 

See the courses that will prepare you to make a difference.

SOLES Ambassador Sigrid Struben

Spotlight

Meet SOLES student Sigrid Struben

Sigrid says that working on her MA in Nonprofit Leadership and Management has "not only helped me in my professional career, but also to grow on an individual level. The core classes, electives and faculty have supported my goal to be a changemaker at home, in the community and in my job." 

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