Master of Nonprofit Studies

University of Richmond
United States
Master's Degree
Study mode
2 years
January May August
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Entry Requirements

Students seeking admission to the Master of Nonprofit Studies or the Graduate Certificate in Nonprofit Studies must have the following (in addition to the admission requirements for all graduate programs):

  • A baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited U.S. college or university (or international equivalent)
  • A grade point average of 3.0 or higher on all college or university academic work attempted
  • Successful interview with the program chair or designee

The three letters of recommendation should include a recommender who can attest to the candidate’s academic ability and potential as a graduate student and from supervisors who can attest to the candidate’s demonstrated leadership ability. At least one of the recommendations should come from a nonprofit perspective.


  • Understanding the Nonprofit Sector
  • Financial Management and Budget Development
  • Law, Ethics and Governance
  • Resource Development and Promotion
  • Strategic Human Resource Management
  • Elective
  • Assessment and Program Evaluation
  • Public Policy and Advocacy
  • Social Entrepreneurship
  • Grant and Proposal Writing
  • Selected Topics
  • Independent Study
  • Integrative Seminar

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