University of Maryland University College

Graduate School

Master of Science in Management - Nonprofit and Association Management



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Science in Management - Nonprofit and Association Management

Format: Online

Program Description:

UMUC's Master of Science in Management program is designed for professionals who are assuming increasing management responsibility within their organizations. This 36-credit program emphasizes the leading-edge management skills and technical expertise that are the basis for success in modern organizations. The nonprofit and association management specialization in the Master of Science (MS) in management is designed for current and potential managers of organizations in the nonprofit sector, including associations, development organizations, foundations, and political organizations. A thorough understanding of the sector is provided, with a special emphasis on management of nonprofit organizations; financial management; revenue generation and cost control issues; legal foundations and governance; recruitment and management of volunteers; approaches to promotion, marketing, and fundraising; and outcome and process evaluation of nonprofits. Contemporary concerns such as organizational quality, diversity, and ethics also are examined.


Accredited by the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools and certified by the State Council for Higher Education in Virginia. UMUC is a constituent institution of the University System of Maryland.

Facts & Figures

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Large Suburb

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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