Regent University

MA in Law - Non-Profit Management

Regent University's Master of Arts in Law with a concentration in Non-Profit Management program intends to equip students to navigate the legalities involved with religious, nonprofit, and tax-exempt organizations. Read more about this online graduate program here.

Official Program Name:

Master of Arts in Law with a concentration in Non-Profit Management

School Offering Program:

Regent University

Degree Level:


Program Prerequisites:

To apply for the M.A. in Law - Non-Profit Management program, potential students should be highly motivated, possess skills relevant to the practice of law, and have the desire to work in not-for-profit organizations. All applicants to Regent University graduate programs should have a bachelor's degree; some programs may have other requirements.

Program Description:

The laws surrounding the operation of non-profits can be daunting, so Regent University designed this Master of Arts in Law with a concentration in Non-Profit Management program to give students an advantage in this niche field. Students have the chance to learn how to draw up contracts, do negotiations, and understand employment law. Coursework might also take a look at contract law, managing tax-exempt and faith-based organizations, and navigating the legalities of running these groups.

Learning Format:


Program Length:

30+ credits.

Financial Aid:

Eligible students could be able to receive financial aid in the forms of grants, loans, and scholarships. Contact Regent University's financial aid office for more information.

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Required Courses for the Master of Arts in Law with a concentration in Non-Profit Management:

There is a minimum of 30 credit hours required to graduate with this degree - 12 credit hours in the required core courses and 18 credit hours in the Non-Profit Management concentration. Contact Regent University to confirm the most accurate information before enrolling in a program.

Required Core Courses (12 credits)

  • American Legal Thought
  • American Legal System & Writing
  • Legislation & Regulation
  • Constitutional Law & Policy I

Concentration Courses (18 credits)

  • Contract Law
  • Non-Profit Organizations
  • Employment Law
  • Regulatory Compliance Law
  • Managing Nonprofit & Faith-Based Organizations
  • Complete 3 credit hours from any other M.A. in Law courses

Post-Graduation Opportunities

Furthering Your Education:

Pursuing a doctoral degree in a related field may provide graduates of this Master of Arts in Law with a concentration in Non-Profit Management program greater knowledge and more career opportunities. Graduates might look for doctoral degrees that focus on the skills necessary for managing nonprofits or choose professional or doctoral degrees in law.

  • Ph.D. in Nonprofit Management
  • Doctor of Law
  • Juris Doctor

Career Paths:

Students who complete the M.A. in Law - Non-Profit Management program might have a foundational understanding of the law, be able to communicate effectively, and have the skills to help nonprofits navigate complicated legalities. All of these skills might help a graduate seek employment in Christian ministries and tax-exempt organizations.

Roles like these might be a good fit:

  • Executive ministry administrator
  • Nonprofit administrator
  • Negotiation & mediation consultant

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