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  • Nonprofit Management (MS)

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  • Contact Us

    Admission Contact
    Merida Escandon Gasbarro
    Welcome Center

    72 Fifth Avenue
    New York, NY 10011
    [email protected]

    Program Contact
    Lauretha Slaughter
    72 Fifth Avenue, 6th floor
    New York, NY 10011
    [email protected]
    212.229.5400 x1107

  • Curriculum

    The Master of Science degree in Nonprofit Management is awarded for successful completion of 42 credits. Students complete two core courses, six required program courses (including a capstone seminar), and six elective courses. The program can be completed in two years of full-time study. Our classes are scheduled to accommodate working professionals, offering you the flexibility to earn the degree studying full-time or part-time.

    Core Courses

    NURP 5001 Economics for Management and Public Policy3
    NURP 5013 Quantitative Methods3

    Required Courses

    Making a Difference Requirement3
    NMGM 5013 Theory and Practice of Nonprofit Management3
    NMGM 5010 Management and Organizational Behavior3
    NMGM 5004 Fundraising and Development3
    NMGM 5002 Introduction to Finance for Managers3
    NMGM 6023 Advanced Management Seminar

    Elective Courses

    You can choose your six electives from graduate course offerings across The New School, opening up many possibilities for acquiring expertise in a particular area.



    The Milano School strongly encourages supplementing your classroom learning with internship experiences. Internships are especially important if you have limited professional experience or you are making a career change.

    Graduate Minors

    You can also use your elective courses toward completing one of the university's graduate minors, which provide a structured, accessible way to complement your primary course of study with with fresh ways of thinking. Your graduate minor is officially recorded on your transcript.

    Graduate Certificates

    The Milano School offers graduate certificate programs for professionals with bachelor's degrees who would like to enhance their credentials or take their careers in a new direction. It may be possible to earn a graduate certificate in Leadership and Change, Organizational Development, or Sustainability Strategies concurrently with the MS in Nonprofit Management program.

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