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M.S. 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 M.S. 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.

Scholarships and Grants Available

  • $10,000 scholarships available for new master's students

Contact one of our enrollment advisors at 888.828.5608 to learn more.


We offer four specializations for this program:

  • International Nongovernmental Organizations
  • Local Government Management for Sustainable Communities
  • Global Leadership
  • Self-Designed

Career Options

Choose from 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.

For more information about our Public Administration programs, financial aid, tuition and scholarships request free information or call one of our enrollment advisors.

For assistance deciding which specialization fits your goals, call an enrollment advisor at:


*Nonprofit employment statistics cited in the Bureau of Labor Statistics, "Wages in the Nonprofit Sector: Management, Professional, and Administrative Support Occupations," 2009

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