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M.A. in Nonprofit Management

What can I do with this degree?

Related Career Titles​​ Search for potential positions titles within multiple career industries.​​

Possible Position Titles

  • Development Director
  • Director of Grant Writing
  • Project Director
  • Program Manager
  • Executive Director
  • Chief Program Officer
  • Fund Development Director
  • Volunteer Manager/Coordinator
  • Senior Operations Manager
  • Director of Advancement
  • Development Coordinator
  • President

Industries

  • Museums & Art Galleries
  • Libraries & Historical Societies
  • Public Broadcasting & Media
  • Education
  • Disease & Disorder Charities
  • Medical Services & Treatment
  • Medical Research Charities
  • Patient & Family Support
  • Environmental Conservation & Protection & Parks
  • International Development
  • Disaster Relief & Humanitarian
  • Peace & Human Rights
  • Child Sponsorship Organizations
  • Wildlife Conservation
  • Pet & Animal Welfare
  • Hunting & Fishing Conservation
  • Zoos and Aquariums
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What is Nonprofit Management?

This Master of Art degree is an online, multidisciplinary program preparing graduates to manage and lead non-profit organizations of all types. The program focuses on these skills:

  • Assessment and strategic planning, Entrepreneurship, Program management, Fundraising, revenue generation and grant writing, Human resources, Marketing, Law and ethics
  • Leadership, Board development and team building


Professional Organizations
Affiliate yourself with groups to network and learn about the field:

  • Texas Associations of Nonprofit Organizations
  • Grant Professionals Association
  • Association of Fund Raising Professionals
  • Houston Society of Association Executives
  • Young Nonprofit Professionals Network (YNPN)
  • National Organization of Professional Organizers (NAPO), Houston
  • Project Management Institute (PMI) Houston

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Community Partnerships

Research local organizations offering internships to students pursuing M.A. in Nonprofit Management.

  • For students currently employed, consider opportunities within your organization or business by approachingyour employer directly.
  • For students entering a new industry, schedule an appointment with the Main Career Center for assistance.

Last updated 3/24/2022 9:38 AM