offered jointly by the College of Public Affairs and Merrick School of Business
As nonprofit organizations fill an ever-increasing societal need by providing services in areas spanning health care, education, workforce development and support for disadvantaged populations, a new generation of nonprofit managers is in high demand. These managers must be prepared to deal head-on with the challenges that nonprofit organizations face due to their legal status, governance and funding needs in addition to managing and meeting standards of accountability.
The University of Baltimore's M.S. in Nonprofit Management and Social Entrepreneurship leverages the expertise of the College of Public Affairs and the Merrick School of Business to provide you with a comprehensive education that addresses not just effective management but the forward-thinking initiatives of social enterprise.
This 36- to 39-credit program includes a 27-credit foundational core and a 9-credit specialization in one of three areas:
When you graduate, you'll be skilled in:
The nonprofit sector in the United States employs a steadily increasing segment of the nation's workforce. In Maryland alone, more than 10 percent of the state's workforce is employed by nonprofit organizations; in Baltimore, this number jumps to nearly 30 percent. Among nongovernmental employers, the nonprofit sector ranks third behind retail trade and manufacturing.