Non-Governmental Organization Management
The MA in Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) Management prepares students for the expanding sector by providing a practical and theoretical understanding of nonprofit and non-governmental institutions, their leadership, and operations. Unique in focus, the fully online MA in NGO Management will help you explore all aspects of NGOs in the US and globally.
MA in Non-Governmental Organization Management
|Entry Terms||Fall, Spring, and Summer|
|Degree Requirements||10 courses|
|Length of Program||12 – 24 months|
|Tuition||$4,234.33* per course.
*Final rates pending approval of the Board of Trustees.
The new MA in NGO Management is the Master’s equivalent of the Certificate in Nonprofit Management. For students of the Certificate who are interested in pursuing the Master of Arts degree, please fill out the Change of Program form.
- Flexible, asynchronous courses
- Internship opportunities in the U.S. or abroad
- Access to a large network, alumni, professors, nonprofit/NGO practitioners
- Support from the JHU career center
The degree requires the successful completion of 10 courses, including a capstone project with potential internship opportunities. When you start the program, it is recommended that you begin with 470.728 Fundamentals of Nonprofits and Nonprofit Management. There are 6 core courses. As you progress through the degree you can also choose a specialization by selecting a focus area in one or more of the following: International Mission-Based Organizations; Project Management, Evaluation, and Leadership; and Social Enterprise.
Johns Hopkins University also offers a Certificate in Nonprofit Management (NPM) that provides students with an overview of nonprofit management and applicable skills for leadership in the nonprofit sector. The certification is an option for those who desire to advance within the NPM field but do not seek a master’s degree. Students may also pair the Certificate in Nonprofit Management with other master’s degree programs: Public Management, Museum Studies, Cultural Heritage, and Communication.
State-specific Information for Online Programs
Note: Students should be aware of state-specific information for online programs. For more information, please contact an admissions representative.
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