Gain the management skills you need to excel and advance to the next level of leadership in the nonprofit sector. This online Master of Arts in Nonprofit Management program integrates theory and practice to help you lead and serve in a dynamic and diverse workplace. Graduates will be able to implement strategies and processes to lead and grow a nonprofit. All courses are taught from a Christian worldview perspective that embraces strong moral character as essential in building an effective and ethical mission-driven nonprofit organization.

Ways to study

Graduate | Online

Course plan

22-Month | 12-Month (Accelerated)

Application deadlines

Designed for Full-time Professionals

This online program is made for people with full-time jobs in the nonprofit sector, and it can be completed in one year. Each class is designed to address practical problems like implementing financial, legal, and ethical policies and practices necessary for developing and leading successful nonprofit organizations. At Multnomah, our students are at the heart of everything we do, and you will see the difference in your learning community and connections with professors.

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Example Courses

The courses listed below are some of our featured core classes that will be a part of your educational journey here at MU. Take a look at each course for a small preview.

Learn the principles and practices required to lead and manage an ethical and effective nonprofit organization. The course will also cover legal issues that govern the nonprofit sector.

Discover the ways personality, gender, culture, and technology impact interpersonal communication. The couse will also provide training in basic mental health triage and strategies to prevent, manage, and resolve conflict.

Develop the skills you need to understand and manage team dynamics. Learn how to promote effective team processes, group cohesion, collaboration, and problem-solving.

Understand how leaders can manage and lead a global and diverse organization that encourages talent and innovation.

Degree Requirements

Here you will find everything you need to know about what is required to successfully complete your degree.

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Career Placement

As a graduate from the Management and Leadership program, you will be equipped for roles, such as:

• Nonprofit Manager • Entrepreneur • Account Manager
• Relief Coordinator • Chief Operating Officer • Project Manager
• Community Service Project Coordinator • Director of Operations • Nonprofit Board Member