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Master of Nonprofit Management

A Master of Nonprofit Management degree online at Grace College will help you answer the question, “What will help me do a better job of serving others now?”

As you consider an array of online colleges and universities for Nonprofit Management Master’s Programs near you in the midwest, be assured that when you find your way to Grace, you will discover an accredited online master’s degree, taught with a biblical worldview. A Grace Online Master of Nonprofit Management Degree will help you make workable connections between service and leadership, preparing you to weigh questions and create conversation in a Christian college online context. 

Nonprofit management is about developing your employees and protecting your clients.  We want to help you develop the knowledge and leadership skills to make you confident that your organization is doing just that. We will teach you how to better apply technology for the best results, how to effectively raise funds, how to create and train staff, and how to improve efficiency within your organization. In addition, we will provide classes in the ethics of fundraising development, advocacy, nonprofit leadership, and strategic planning. 

When you complete our Master of Nonprofit Management degree you’ll graduate with the ability to take your newly acquired knowledge and skills, combined with your compassion for something greater than yourself, to effectively manage your nonprofit organization.

Future fundraising professional, the way forward is Grace.

Ideal Fit

Unlock Opportunities

The Master of Nonprofit Management degree online is perfect for those who want to grow their careers in the nonprofit world.

Problem Solvers World Changers Good Listeners Accepting Motivating

Career Opportunities

New careers are within your grasp.

This Master Of Nonprofit Management program will prepare you to serve and lead others.

  • Executive Director
  • Director of Advancement
  • Director of Marketing or Communcations
  • Director of Philanthropy
  • Vice President of Development

What stood out to me about Grace College was the fact that Grace offered a marketable and 100% online nonprofit master’s degree program which included courses such as marketing, fundraising, and nonprofit legal and governance. I consider this degree an investment in myself as I continue to run my own business.

James Mercer

2021 Masters in Nonprofit Management

Curriculum Examples

Grant Writing
Marketing, Communication and Topics for Nonprofit Organizations
Governing and Leading Nonprofit Organizations
Finances for Nonprofit Organizations
Managing the Nonprofit Organization

Course Overview

Students will conduct research on foundations and corporations and craft letters of inquiry and grant proposals. Students will develop a basic knowledge of grant writing process and display understanding of the content through the development of a grant proposal.

Advocacy includes education of the public in addition to the challenging topic of lobbying that few nonprofits engage in with confidence. Globalization affects many local nonprofits as there may be chapters abroad. Leaders must be aware of the management and board 'best practices' that come from globalized nonprofits. Social entrepreneurship is a newer topic that covers innovation to provide new income streams for a target population, social impact or both. Business for missions, community development, and micro finance are related topics.

Best practice strategies and activities will be utilized regarding effective and ethical leadership, managing an organization, and recruiting, developing, evaluating and retaining human capital within the organization.

Nonprofit management is becoming a recognized specialty, and there is a growing number of individuals and entities specializing in nonprofit financial management as well. With this growth in numbers comes a comparable growth in the demand for sophisticated management.

This course will examine various ways to ensure accountability to external stakeholders and effectively measure performance. The strategic planning process will also be examined in depth, and students will learn how to utilize planning skills in a practical exercise with a company of their choice.


Admission Requirements

How to Apply

The Grace College Master of Science in Nonprofit Management will give you the ability to take your newly acquired knowledge and skills, combined with your compassion for something greater than yourself, to effectively manage your nonprofit organization. We recommend that you apply for admission at least one month before the next entry term. Students applying after the deadline are considered on a space available basis. It is best to apply early!

  • Online Application

    After all parts of your application have been completed and received in our enrollment office, your application will be reviewed by the Admissions Committee.

  • Transcript Request

    Request official transcripts from the school where you obtained your bachelor’s degree. If you are currently working on your degree, you can submit an unofficial transcript for admission until term completion, at which time an official transcript is required. Transcripts should be sent to admissions@grace.edu.

  • Acceptance Process

    When all of the steps have been completed, you will be advised of the Admissions Committee’s decision. The Admissions Committee may request that you submit additional materials and/or that you interview with a representative of the College.

  • Enrollment Deposit

    Upon acceptance, submit your $100 Enrollment Deposit to accept your offer of admission. Your $100 deposit will be credited to your student account. Welcome to the Grace College community!

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