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  • Make your cause your career.

    Theory meets practice with Hamline’s Master of Nonprofit Management. You’ll immediately apply the skills learned in class to your current work, preparing you to manage the complex financial and strategic challenges facing nonprofit organizations.

    With a nonprofit management degree from Hamline, you will:

    • Develop your expertise and expand your network while working with an array of instructors and nonprofit executives from organizations such as the LifeSource, Amherst H. Wilder Foundation, and the Minneapolis Foundation.

    • Discover how to successfully navigate the complexities of today’s nonprofits, including working with a broad range of stakeholders, while reaping the rewards of service.

    • Join one of just 50 programs globally recognized for its excellence in nonprofit management education by the Nonprofit Academic Centers Council.

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    Nonprofit management degree on campus or online overview

    Balance work and school

    Take courses one night per week on campus or online with weekend residencies every eight weeks (1–8 p.m. on Friday and 9 a.m.–4 p.m. on Saturday).

    Start sooner

    Begin your MNM in January (hybrid program) or August/September (on-campus program).

    Finish faster

    You can complete your MNM in as few as 24 months

  • Courses

    Courses focusing on topics such as financial management, fundraising, and strategic planning give you the best preparation to lead in today’s nonprofits.

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  • Affordable Tuition

    Earn your master’s degree at a price you can afford. Learn more about tuition and fees for your MNM.

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  • Scholarships

    Your education could become even more affordable. Find out if you're eligible for one of several scholarships and tuition discounts.

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  • Hybrid or On Campus

    You choose the program that’s right for you. With courses offered on campus in Saint Paul or online—with residencies in Minneapolis—our program is accessible no matter where you live.

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  • State Eligibility and Complaint Process

    Hamline University, like all higher education institutions, must follow individual state regulations before enrolling students outside of Minnesota in its online programs. Hamline can enroll students residing in most states, but please confirm whether your state is among the eligible states.

    Hamline University is committed to providing outstanding online education. If you have a question, concern, or complaint about your online education experience at Hamline, please review our complaint process for online education at Hamline.