MNA Alumna Imani Brown.
Nonprofit Administration, MNA

Part-Time MNA

Achieve new heights in your career as you join your peers to problem solve, create and redefine the nonprofit landscape.

Rebecca Kirkpatrick, MNA ‘16

Rebecca Kirkpatrick, MNA ‘16

Being in the program has helped me to grow professionally, academically, and personally. My investment in the MNA has proven to be a good decision time and again. What I have learned has already assisted me in realizing incremental career goals."

Rebecca Kirkpatrick, MNA ‘16

Program Highlights

As part of the nation’s first graduate degree program in nonprofit administration, you continue USF’s tradition of ethical leadership and entrepreneurial creativity by learning the theoretical and practical skills needed to become a nonprofit leader.

Work alongside classmates who share your professional ideals and aspirations to make better communities and a better world. You can do all of this while enjoying the challenges of a rigorous academic curriculum and building strong collaborations and connections in the San Francisco Bay Area and abroad.

Part-Time MNA FAQ

  • The program takes 24 months to complete part-time.

  • Weekday evenings, typically two days a week at USF's downtown San Francisco campus location.

    Courses are also offered online. Remote students participate in the same session with in person students and engage in all activities and exercises. Remote students can also attend by reviewing the video recorded session and contributing within a week with Canvas based discussions and online modules.

  • The GRE/GMAT is not required. Two years of work experience preferred for the part-time program.

About the Part-Time Master of Nonprofit Administration Degree

  • Program designed for working professionals with evening classes offered at the USF downtown San Francisco campus and online
  • Small, seminar-style classes in cohorts to foster experiential learning and enriched conversation
  • Classes begin every fall semester (end of August) in San Francisco and online
  • Wide range of scholarship and financial aid options
  • The program is member of Nonprofit Academic Center Council (NACC), an international association comprised of accredited colleges and universities that focus on the study of nonprofit/nongovernmental organizations, voluntarism and/or philanthropy