• MNM Curriculum

    Courses and Degree Requirements

    Hamline’s Master of Nonprofit Management is recognized as the premier master’s degree program in the region dedicated exclusively to practitioners and professionals in the discipline. The curriculum content combines the theories of the nonprofit management discipline with organizational practices and skills training specifically tailored to address the complexities of the nonprofit sector.

    Required Courses: (32 credits)

    • Fundamentals of Nonprofit Management
    • Organizational Theory and Behavior
    • Financial Management for Nonprofit Organizations
    • Human Resource Management for Nonprofit Organizations
    • Law for Nonprofit Organizations
    • Research Methods
    • Program Evaluation
    • Governance and Planning in Nonprofit Organizations
    • Fundraising for Nonprofits
    • Final course - choose from:
      • Capstone Skills Development for Nonprofits
      • Master's Thesis

    Elective Courses: (12 credits)

    Three elective courses must be chosen from among the School of Business graduate-level courses.

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  • Dual Degree Options

    Combine your MNM with another master's degree in Business Administration or Public Administration and receive hands-on training across sectors and gain the skills and experiences employers want.

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