M.B.A. – Management of Nonprofit Organizations

The nonprofit management concentration offers a unique specialization designed to provide students and professionals with the skills, tools, and strategies to manage nonprofit and social enterprises that have the mission to serve the common good.

Courses develop proficiency in the theory and practice of nonprofit enterprises, law and governance, organizational culture and development, accounting and financial management, fund­raising and institutional advancement, volunteer and human resource management, and product and service marketing.

This concentration provides a flexible and rich experience to students, preparing them to be ethical leaders.

The M.B.A. degree requires the completion of 60 credits.

I. The Business Core/
Common Professional Component
30 credits
MBA 501 Managerial Accounting
MBA 502 Financial Management
MBA 503 Managerial Economics
MBA 504 Business Analysis and Modeling for Managers
MBA 505 Marketing Concepts and Strategies
MBA 506 Managing Information Technologies and Innovation
MBA 507 Business Law for Managers
MBA 508 Management and Organization Theory
MBA 509 Managing Human Resources
MBA 511 Operations and Production Management
II. Management of Nonprofit Organizations 18 credits
MBA 691 Theory and Practice of Nonprofit Management
MBA 692 Fundraising and Institutional Advancement
MBA 693 Accounting and Financial Management for Nonprofit Organizations
MBA 694 The Law and Governance of Nonprofit Organizations
MBA 695 Marketing Nonprofit Organizations
MBA 697 Social Entrepreneurship and Sustainability
III. Internships and Study Abroad 12 credits
MBA 675 Internship
MBA 699 Study Abroad
Please note: The two courses in this section may be substituted for any of the courses in Section II with the permission of the Chair of the Department of Accounting, Business, and Economics. 
IV. Capstone Courses 12 credits
MBA 701 Organizational Leadership, Ethics, and Social Responsibility
MBA 702 Strategic Management
MBA 703 Competing in a Global Business Environment
MBA 704 MBA Decision Laboratory

Course Waivers for Prior Study

Applicants may waive up to 30 of the required 60 credits based on appropriate undergraduate coursework in business administration.