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 

  • New students who register by May for the Summer 2020 semester can save $500 in tuition on their first course and get free books for that course*
  • 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 

*This offer is only available to new students who are not receiving a corporate tuition discount. Undergraduate students enrolling via the Grad Scholars or Bachelors-to-Master's program are not eligible for this promotion.

Upcoming Start Dates 

Summer 2020

  • Applications due:  April 17
  • Classes start:  May 15

MSOLM 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 or OLM 560Systems Dynamics and Change or Developing Systems LiteracyOLM 501 and OLM 503 3
OLM 580Leadership Project Management StrategyOLM 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 PracticumOLM 501 and OLM 5033
OLM 590Organizational Leadership Capstone ProjectCompletion of all required coursework.3
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