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MS in Nonprofit Management and Leadership

The field of nonprofit has seen tremendous growth over the last 10 years in both employment and number of organizations.* Walden's Master's in Non-profit Management will allow you to advance your career in this growing field, as well as provide you with the skills needed to manage and lead a complex organization. Broaden your perspective of nonprofit organizations through international themes and concepts incorporated throughout your coursework.

Growth in the nonprofit sector continues to outpace the rest of the economy, creating a variety of new management opportunities. With an MS in Nonprofit Management and Leadership from Walden University, you will have the opportunity to quickly take charge of your career and develop the skill set required to lead a nonprofit organization and have a far-reaching impact on your community.

Receive a $3,000 grant when you start on October 12th or November 30th, 2015. Contact one of our enrollment advisors at 855.203.3398 to learn more.


  • General Program
  • Global Leadership

Career Options

The MS in Nonprofit Management and Leadership can prepare you for a range of nonprofit managerial careers, including:

  • Policy analyst
  • Director of policy
  • Government relations officer
  • Program director
  • Director of development
  • Volunteer manager
  • Program manager
  • Program specialist

Career positions may require additional experience, training, or other factors beyond the successful completion of this degree program.

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*Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, “Wages in the Nonprofit Sector: Management, Professional, and Administrative Support Occupations,” 2009, on the Internet at www.bls.gov/opub/mlr/cwc/wages-in-the-nonprofit-sector-management-professional-and-administrative-support-occupations.pdf (viewed August 19, 2014).