MBA Nonprofit ManagementEarn an MBA or graduate certificate in Nonprofit Management. Gain the knowledge and skills to address the opportunities and challenges found in and surrounding nonprofit organizations, including fundraising, managerial finance, program evaluations, organizational management, and more.

All classes are online, with Principles and Practice of Nonprofit Management taught by industry expert and UST alumni and Board of Directors member, Vince Pettinelli.

Non-MBA graduate students can complete a Nonprofit Management certificate, which includes 9 credit hours.

Nonprofit Management

The demand for leadership is on the rise as the nonprofit sector continues to grow.  UST offers 3 courses on nonprofit management as part of its own graduate certificate or MBA concentration. 

Learn the Principles and Practice of Nonprofit Management, taught by industry leader Vince Pettinelli.  This course introduces students to nonprofit management at the graduate level by combining an overview of management practices in the profession with an exploration of the student's interest areas (e.g. case management; child advocacy; social and community services management). Students also explore aspects of managing self, employees, and relationships with external stakeholders.

Financial Management and Fundraising for Nonprofits introduces students to the underlying fundamental principles, concepts and methods of managerial finance in nonprofit organizations. The course introduces students to the interpretation and evaluation of the financial reports to inform strategic decision-making in planning and budgeting. In addition, the course examines the theory and practice of fundraising in nonprofit organizations, fundraising strategies and techniques for the achievement of organizational goals, and the development of an effective fundraising program.

Program Evaluation in Nonprofit Management gives students an appreciation of the contributions and limitations of public and nonprofit program evaluation, as well as a familiarity with the basic skills needed to conduct evaluations. This course covers topics in evaluation planning, program theory, evaluation design, and various methods of data collection and analysis.