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Capella University's online Master's in Nonprofit Management and Leadership program strengthens your ability to impact organizational and community collaboration. This program was designed around industry standards for nonprofit management education, including the graduate curriculum guidelines established by the Nonprofit Academic Centers Council (NACC).

Through simulations, group problem-solving, and one-to-one coaching sessions, you'll build the kind of collaboration and communication skills nonprofit leaders turn to every day. Convenient, electronic textbooks are available for most courses, which lowers your cost and provides immediate access to course materials. People who choose this degree often pursue nonprofit leadership positions, start their own nonprofit organization, or are considering a career change in the nonprofit sector.

To learn more about this program, request more information and we will match you with an enrollment counselor who specializes in your area of study.

Degree Outcomes

With your Masters in Nonprofit Management and Leadership (MNML) from Capella, you'll analyze the interconnectedness of the sectors of society from an historical, theoretical, economic, political and practical perspective to better understand how nonprofits contribute to local, national and global society. You'll also lead the development and enhancement of collaborative relationships between government, business, religion and nonprofits entities in order to create a more socially just, equitable and vibrant world. Discover specifically what you'll learn — and how you can apply it.

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Career Outcomes

Common jobs with an online Master's in Nonprofit Management and Leadership (MNML) include: chief development officer, director of community engagement, director of training, faculty at a college or university, fundraising/development manager, planned-giving or major-gifts officer, and program director. Potential workplaces include: charitable organization, civic/community organization, foundation, nonprofit organization or religious organization.

For a More In-Depth Study

With this area of study, Capella also offers a program concentration — an opportunity to delve deeper into your specific knowledge area. Your program concentration can be included in your transcript to potentially enhance career opportunities.

Credit for your prior learning

Receive up to 12 credits toward this program — and save more than $3,800 on your degree — by earning credit for the knowledge that your Certified Nonprofit Professional (CNP) credential represents.Learn more.

To learn more, call 1.866.933.5957, or email us. When you connect with Capella, we will immediately put you in touch with an enrollment counselor trained to assist you with specific questions and needs for your area of interest.