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MSNM Evening Program

MSNM Evening Program

Stephanie Coleman, MSNM student
“I hope to use my nonprofit degree to work with grants for religious organizing.”

Spertus Institute Master of Science
In Nonprofit Management

  • Cohort model promotes collaborative learning and support
  • Meets one evening per week for two-year length of the program
  • Affordable tuition and fees: pay less than $22,000 for the entire
    program, including books, materials, and fees
  • Lockstep registration means you always get the classes you need
  • Relevant content designed for adults and geared for nonprofit leaders
  • Choice of concentration areas or independent project to tailor program to your specific interests
  • Effective and dynamic faculty offer real-world experience and academic distinction
  • 67% of MSNM Alumni report promotion or better job within one year of graduation


Core Curriculum
The MSNM program offers a comprehensive Core Curriculum that address all aspects of nonprofit management. The Core Curriculum is supplemented by one of two Concentration Areas or an Independent Project that is planned and developed by the student with the help of their academic advisor.

Concentration Areas

  • Fundraising Management
  • Human Services Management
  • Jewish Communal Services

Independent Project Options

  • Literature Review and Analysis
  • Organizational Study
  • Grant Proposal


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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Professional Development Offerings

You don't need to be a Spertus student to take advantage of these opportunities to enhance your skills.

Master Classes
Writing for Social Media
Business Plans for New Initiatives
Strategic Planning


Online Course
A Biblical Approach to Mental Health

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>