Managing a successful not-for-profit organization is very similar to managing a business. Concordia University Chicago’s MBA specialization in not-for-profit management addresses the unique attributes of a not-for-profit organization while providing a solid business foundation in areas such as management, finance, and marketing. Our academic history is deeply rooted in preparing students to serve others, and our professors exemplify this tradition.


Learning Objectives

Concordia University Chicago's not-for-profit management MBA specialization and certificate courses give students a grounding in the unique legal structure and mission of not-for-profit organizations. Students learn about the rules regarding board formation and governance, grant writing and funding sources. A key objective is to build students skills to the point where they can successfully complete a capstone project on grant writing, management and evaluation.


Admission Requirements

No App Fee, No GRE Required


Curriculum

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS: In addition to the base program curriculum listed below, international students attending face-to-face classes on the CUC campus are required to take the Seminar in Higher Education, a 3-credit course.

  • Introduction to Not-for-Profit Organizations
  • Financial Management of Not-for-Profit Organizations
  • Topics in Board Governance and Management of Volunteers
  • Fund Development and Management


Career Possibilities

Concordia-Chicago's MBA in not-for-profit management will prepare you to serve in areas such as the arts, community development, renewable resources, and social services.

  • Executive Director
  • Corporate Partnerships Manager
  • Program Director
  • Director of Advancement
  • Director of Outreach
  • Director of Development
Program taught in:
English
Last updated June 8, 2018
This course is Online
Start Date
Aug. 2019
Duration
2 semesters
Full-time
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