Master of Science in Human Services / Human Services Nonprofit Administration
Walden University

Program Details

Walden University offers the Master of Science in Human Services with a concentration in Human Services Nonprofit Administration for students interested in becoming leaders in the field.  This online human services degree is also a nonprofit management degree online, combining the two areas so that graduates will have a broad understanding of the nature of leadership in human service organizations, including managing nonprofits.  The curriculum covers a wide range of topics related to organization and operation of nonprofits, including legal and ethical issues, board management, marketing, budgeting, and resource development.  Courses develop the skills and knowledge needed to establish, lead, or join staff in nonprofits, NGOs, and agencies in the United States and abroad.  

The curriculum also covers the broad field of human and social services.  This online master’s in human services degree focuses on building your effectiveness and professional skills in your chosen area of practice within a global context. As a student of the program, you will develop a holistic, interprofessional perspective that better equips you to help individuals, families, and organizations navigate social services in your community.

The program is not designed to lead to professional licensure.

Learning Pace


% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Walden University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

2.5 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Additional Materials May Be Requested, Official College Transcript(s)

Restricted States

Idaho, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, Oklahoma, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Dakota