Celebrating 35 Years!
When it was established in 1983, the USF Master of Nonprofit Administration degree program was the first, full master's degree program in nonprofit management and leadership offered at any university in the United States.
Become an effective globally engaged nonprofit and nongovernmental organization (NGO) leader for sustainable development and social impact.
USF's Master of Nonprofit Administration graduate management program ensures you acquire the tools you need to strengthen your leadership abilities, identify ethical considerations and effect positive change.
|FULL-TIME MNA||Part-Time MNA|
|One-year program||24-month program|
|Courses occur weekday evenings, typically Monday-Wednesday 6–9 p.m. and one morning class||Weekday evenings, typically two days a week (M/W or T/W) 6-9 p.m.|
|Work experience not required||Two years of work experience preferred|
|USF downtown San Francisco campus location||USF downtown San Francisco campus location|
|No requirement for GRE/GMAT||No requirement for GRE/GMAT|
|FULL-TIME MNA||PART-TIME MNA|
Develop essential leadership values, management skills and nonprofit competencies to work as an executive director, nonprofit consultant, development director, or other leadership positions in the nonprofit and social sector — engaged in fields such as education, health, arts and humanities, human services, economic inclusion, sustainable development, advocacy and social change.
Learn from contemporary scholars as well as leaders from California’s nonprofit sector to international NGOs, to broaden your leadership and critical thinking skills and work alongside peers who share your professional goals and aspirations.
You have a choice which nonprofit graduate degree program best fits your lifestyle. The Full-Time MNA offered during the week in San Francisco is centered on experiential learning and is open to international students. The Part-Time MNA for working professionals is offered in San Francisco on weeknights and supported by video-conference and online technology.