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Nonprofit Management

Nonprofit Management

Angelica Guerrero, MSNM student - "This degree is going to let me move up in the nonprofit sector.“

Spertus Institute Master of Science
In Nonprofit Management

The graduate degree for
world-changing leaders!

Comprehensive curriculum that addresses all
aspects of contemporary nonprofit management

  • Evening or Accelerated Daytime Programs 
  • Affordable tuition and fees: pay less than $22,000 for the entire program, including books, materials, and fees
  • A pragmatic and relevant education designed for nonprofit leaders 
  • 67% of alumni report promotion or better job within 1 year of graduation 
  • Cohort model that promotes collaborative learning and peer support
  • Effective, dynamic faculty with real-world experience and distinction 
  • Individual program support available through library resource assistance and academic advising 

Initiated to further Spertus Institute’s commitment to the Chicago community, the Nonprofit Management program exemplifies community-building and the difference nonprofit professional make

Offered in a collaborative cohort learning model, students go through the program as a group and graduate as a group. Cohorts of 10 to 20 students allow for individual attention from skilled faculty working in the field. The cohort model enables students to focus on their studies according to a pre-set class schedule. You won't waste time registering for courses and books are delivered to your classroom. This means 100% of your time in the program is spent on attending classes and learning.


Spertus Institute is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA), 230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500, Chicago, IL 60604.

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For Employers

Spertus Institute offers a free listing service for employers. These listings are available to the nonprofit community and Spertus students/alumni. By listing a position, you reach passionate professionals who have committed themselves to careers in nonprofits. MORE>