Take your career to the next level with La Salle’s Master’s in Nonprofit Leadership

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  • 100% online 8-week sessions to fit your schedule
  • Small classes provide you with more personalized attention from faculty, even virtually!
  • Taught by expert faculty who are industry leaders
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Develop Comprehensive Nonprofit Expertise

The nonprofit sector is extremely diverse, with organizations that span a wide variety of fields. However, many of the challenges are universal, and those in leadership positions must be well prepared to find solutions. La Salle University’s M.S. in Nonprofit Leadership, offered through our School of Business, ensures that you master essential leadership skills and gain proficiency in integral areas such as finance, marketing, and planning. You will emerge highly qualified to play an influential role in nonprofit organizations of all kinds. Our program seeks bright and thoughtful individuals who feel passionate about utilizing management and leadership skills for the greater good in order to make a positive impact on the lives of others.


Program Overview

The 33-credit M.S. in Nonprofit Leadership will provide you with a solid, practical foundation in all of the relevant facets of today’s nonprofit landscape. You will develop proficiency in finance, fund development, governance, human resources, marketing, and planning, and gain a thorough understanding of how to implement your knowledge in real-world settings.

  • Earn your degree at your convenience while working full time
  • Complete two accelerated, eight-week online courses per semester
  • Benefit from a wide range of online and on-campus resources that promote your academic success, help you engage with faculty and classmates, and connect you to numerous employment opportunities
  • Follow in the footsteps of fellow students who have taken leadership roles in nonprofit fields such as the arts, education, health services, human services, and international affairs


Make Strategic Career Connections

Many Nonprofit Leadership program faculty members are actively involved in The Nonprofit Center, located at La Salle University’s School of Business. For more than 35 years, The Nonprofit Center has been a tremendous resource for nonprofit organizations throughout the region, providing the programs, training, and services essential to achieving their goals. As an M.S. student, you’ll benefit from this strong alliance by learning from professors who are engaged practitioners with substantial experience in the nonprofit arena. You may also have opportunities to tap into the center’s resources to complete your capstone project or to make valuable career connections.


Why La Salle?

La Salle University offers a challenging curriculum and engaging co-curricular experiences designed to help students gain theoretical and practical knowledge, deepen their ethical sensibilities, and prepare for a lifetime of continuous learning, professional success, and dedicated service.

True to our Lasallian values, we’re dedicated to supporting students and their families by making your educational pursuit affordable and possible. Our tuition is competitive and students have access to a wide variety of scholarships and assistantships.

Our professors are distinguished professionals with vast experience in governance, strategic planning, ethics, communications, evaluation, and organizational management. You will work closely with these experts, as well as with classmates on group projects, case studies, and more.


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