PhD - Nonprofit Management and Leadership
Delve deep into different aspects of nonprofit management. Capella University's online Nonprofit Management and Leadership program is designed around industry standards for nonprofit management education, including the graduate curriculum guidelines established by the Nonprofit Academic Centers Council (NACC) and prepares you to develop innovative solutions to emerging challenges in society. This program delves deep into different aspects of the industry and provides you with a well-rounded education on the subjects of nonprofit management and leadership.
The curriculum focuses on organizational and community collaborations; multicultural and diverse population needs; employee and volunteer development; legal, regulatory, and tax issues; financial analysis and reporting; marketing; program evaluation; strategic planning; and advanced skills in fund development and stewardship — all from a nonprofit perspective.
As part of Capella's broad portfolio of public service leadership offerings, this program features a multidisciplinary approach to public service education that provides you with an in-depth understanding of your specialized professions in the context of the larger public service environment.
Your PhD in Nonprofit Management and Leadership program includes 4 integrated components: online coursework, in-person experiences (called residencies), comprehensive exams, and dissertation. Each facet of your education builds on the others to take you through your program and to your goal of a PhD.
With your PhD in Nonprofit Management and Leadership from Capella, you'll analyze the interconnectedness of the sectors of society from an historical, theoretical, economic, political and practical perspective to understand how nonprofits contribute to local, national and global society. You'll also lead the development and enhancement of collaborative relationships between government, business, religion and nonprofits entities in order to create a more socially just, equitable and vibrant world.
Common jobs with an online PhD in Nonprofit Management and Leadership include chief development officer, director of community engagement, director of training, faculty at a college or university, fundraising/development manager, planned-giving or major-gifts officer, or program director. Potential workplaces include: charitable organization, civic/community organization, foundation, nonprofit organization or religious organization.
Capella Education Company was named one of Forbes magazine’s “100 Most Trustworthy Companies in America” for 2014 (Forbes, 2014).
Capella University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.
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Doctoral students must have a master's degree from an institution accredited by a U.S. Department of Education-recognized accrediting agency or an internationally recognized institution.
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