MA in Organizational Leadership - Not-for-Profit Management
The Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership with a concentration in Not-for-Profit Management program intends to equip graduates with the necessary business and leadership skills needed to manage a nonprofit organization. Learn about Regent University's program.
Official Program Name:
Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership with a concentration in Not-for-Profit Management
School Offering Program:
Those applying to a Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership with a concentration in Not-for-Profit Management should be interested in pursuing a leadership role in a not-for-profit organization or business. All master's level programs at Regent University require applicant to already have a bachelor's degree; some programs may have additional admissions requirements.
Regent University's Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership with a concentration in Not-for-Profit Management is designed to teach a foundation of business best practices through the lens of not-for-profit organizations, taking into account the unique challenges they face. Framed within a Christian worldview, the program intends to equip graduates to be leaders in the sector to ensure maximum positive impact for not-for-profit organizations. Students will have the opportunity to learn effective problem solving, collaboration, marketing, staff management, and communication, as well as how to work with boards, find and retain donors, and recruit consistent volunteers. Courses will also cover tools for responding to change, managing healthy organizational growth, and the complexities of leading an organization that may not have consistent income.
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 Organizational Leadership With a Concentration in Not-for-Profit Management:
There are a minimum of 33 credits required for Regent University's Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership with a concentration in Not-for-Profit Management. Degree program and course requirements are subject to change. Contact Regent University to confirm the most accurate information before enrolling in a program.
Core Courses (24 credits)
- Foundations of Leadership: History, Theory, Applications & Development
- Organization Development: Consulting, Design, Intervention & Evaluation
- Organizational Research, Analysis & Problem Solving
- Motivation, Teams, Coaching & Mentoring
- Organizational Communication, Conflict Resolution & Negotiation
- Strategic Thinking, Planning & Organizational Change
- Leadership, Technology, Job Design, Sociotechnical Systems & Innovation
- Culminating Experience
Concentration Courses (9 credits)
- Managing Not-for-Profit & Faith-Based Organizations
- Not-for-Profit & Faith-Based Organizations Fundraising Development
- Special Topics in Not-for-Profit & Faith-Based Organizations Management
Furthering Your Education:
Graduates from a Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership program with a concentration in Not-for-Profit Management may choose to pursue further education through a doctoral program. This may result in a wider variety of career opportunities or increased levels of responsibility.
Possible programs include:
- PhD in Organizational Leadership
- PhD in Organizational Leadership with a concentration in Entrepreneurial Leadership
- PhD in Organizational Leadership with a concentration in Human Resource Development
- Doctor of Ministry with a concentration in Ministry Leadership Coaching
Those who hold a Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership with a concentration in Not-for-Profit Management could be prepared for a variety of business leadership positions, whether for profit or not-for-profit. Graduates may choose to pursue roles in various sectors, including corporations or religious organizations.
Possible career options include:
- Nonprofit or corporate administrator
- Marketing manager
- Training and recruiting manager
- Missionary leader
- Fundraising manager
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