University of Northern Iowa

UNI Continuing Education

Philanthropy and Nonprofit Development (MA)



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Philanthropy and Nonprofit Development (MA)

Format: Online

Program Description:

This interdisciplinary program is designed primarily for professionals currently employed in the areas of philanthropy and nonprofit settings. The program is targeted toward the following objectives:

* to develop and enhance professionalsÆ skills and knowledge in the fundraising and nonprofit sectors

* to further studentsÆ understanding of ethical policy and legal issues as they relate to philanthropy and nonprofit development

* to advance studentsÆ knowledge of scholarly research, theories and models in the area of nonprofit organizational development, donor relations, grant writing, corporate/foundation relations, advocacy, public funding and evaluation/accountability

* to enhance studentsÆ mastery of skills in the aforementioned areas

Facts & Figures

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Midsize City

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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