Students enrolled in the online Master of Public Administration program have the option to simultaneously pursue a Certificate in Nonprofit Management as a specialization within their degree. Ideal for professionals who currently lead or aspire to manage nonprofit organizations, the Nonprofit Management specialization helps prepare students to succeed as a nonprofit professional. Required courses include Effective Nonprofit Management, Fundraising for Nonprofit Organizations and Financial Management.
Faculty are the same professors who teach on-campus, leading the same curriculum as in the traditional classroom in a flexible format designed for working adults. Professionals with a Nonprofit Management credential can be prepared for roles including nonprofit manager, nonprofit fundraiser, and other nonprofit and non-governmental organization roles.
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Program Accreditation & Licensing
Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration (NASPAA)
School Accreditation & Licensing
Villanova University is accredited by:
Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationBachelor Degree
Statement of Purpose/Intent, Resume/CV, Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Official College Transcript(s), Essay/Writing Sample