Robert Morris University

6001 University Boulevard, Moon Township, PA 15108-1189

Master of Science (M.S.) in Nonprofit Management

Program Details

The Master of Science in Nonprofit Management is an online master’s degree offered by Robert Morris University. This interdisciplinary degree prepares its graduates to be strong and effective leaders of nonprofit organizations. The Nonprofit Management program combines the specific needs of creating a caring and compassionate nonprofit environment with the practical skills and knowledge necessary to manage an organization.

This program requires prospective students to have a minimum GPA of 2.9, a GMAT score of 460+, a MAT score of 410, a GRE of 148 Quantitative/140 Verbal, two letters of recommendation, a brief goal statement, and a resume that contains past nonprofit related experiences.

The Master of Science in Nonprofit Management from Robert Morris University is a 30-credit-hour degree program. Students take nine required courses in theoretical and practical knowledge concerning nonprofit management. The last class is an open elective. Students are free to choose a graduate-level course that supports their career goals and the focus of their course of study.

The required courses include: Fundamentals of Nonprofit Management, Leadership and Management, Current Issues in Human Resource Management, Marketing Management for Nonprofit Organizations, Fundamentals of Strategic Management for Nonprofit Organizations, Development Strategies for Nonprofit Organizations, Legal Issues and Governance in Nonprofit Organizations, Finance and Accounting for Nonfinancial managers, and Organizational Behavior.

This program requires prerequisite coursework from a prospective student’s undergraduate career. Students should have taken business classes such as an Accounting Interactive course, a Finance Interactive course, and a Statistics-based Interactive course. Courses that match these descriptions are available to fulfill these prerequisite credits.

Positions such as executive director, director of development, director of institutional advancement, and senior program manager are all appropriate to the skills and knowledge learned in this program.

Program Overview:

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  • Delivery Format:
    100% Online
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  • GPA – Min. 2.9
  • GMAT – 460+
  • GRE – 148 Quantitative/140 verbal
  • MAT – 410
  • Two Letters of Recommendation
  • Brief Goal Statement
  • Resume

Accreditation & Licensing

Middle States Commission on Higher Education



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