Prepare to be a Nonprofit Leader

The Nonprofit Leadership concentration offered under the MS in Organizational Leadership and Management prepares students with the foundational skills needed to advance to leadership roles at nonprofit organizations in the public and private sectors.  The program focuses on governance, philanthropy, operations, finance and labor relations in the nonprofit sector.


What You Can Expect 

    • Accelerated classes - offered completely online
    • Gain expertise that can be applied directly to your career on day one
    • Ability to finish your master’s in two years on a part-time basis
    • Flexible formats that work around your busy schedule 

    Upcoming Start Dates 

    Fall 2020

    • Applications due:  August 15, 2020
    • Classes start:  September 11, 2020

    Spring 2021

    • Applications due:  December 15, 2020
    • Classes start:  January 16, 2021

    MSOLM - Nonprofit Leadership Curriculum

    Minimum Total Credits: 36

    RequirementPrerequisiteMin. Credits
    OLM 501Foundations of Contemporary Leadership Theory & Practice 3
    OLM 503Applied Research MethodsOLM 501 must be completed or concurrently enrolled.3
    OLM 511 Systems Dynamics and Change  OLM 501 and OLM 5033
    OLM 521 or OLM 523Ethical Decision Making or
    Transcendent Leadership
    OLM 501 and OLM 5033
    ONL 520Development and PhilanthropyOLM 501 and OLM 5036
    ONL 540Nonprofit Finance and OperationsOLM 501 and OLM 5036
    ONL 560Nonprofit Governance and LeadershipOLM 501 and OLM 5036
    ONL 580Nonprofit Leadership PracticumAll ONL required course work must be completed. Can be concurrently enrolled with OLM 590 3
    OLM 590Organizational Leadership Capstone ProjectOLM 503 and all required course work must be completed or concurrently enrolled. 3
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