Nonprofit Management Education

George Mason University

Department of Public and International Affairs
4400 University Drive - 3F4
Arlington, VA  22030-444
Region: South

Contact Information

Bernadette Costello
Graduate Coordinator

Graduate Program

Graduate courses offered Yes
Graduate course titles
  • Introduction to the Management of Nonprofit Organizations
  • Nonprofit Law, Governance, and Ethics
  • Accounting and Finance for Public and Nonprofit Organizations
  • The NGO: Managing the International Nonprofit
  • The Community, Marketing, and Public Relations
  • Philanthropy and Fundraising
  • Association Management
  • Managerial Finance for Nonprofit Managers
  • Program Evaluation for Managers
  • Nonprofit Leadership and Change
  • Nonprofit Government Relations, Advocacy and Lobbying
  • Professional Development Workshop
  • Internship
  • Nonprofit Law, Governance and Ethics
Part of certificate program Yes
Certificate name(s)
  • Certificate in Nonprofit Management
  • Certificate in Association Management
Offers 3+ graduate courses in NPO management Yes
Graduate concentration offered Yes
Year concentration established
  • 1995
Concentration name(s)
  • Nonprofit Management
Program/department name
  • Public & International Affairs
  • Arts & Sciences
Degree name
  • Masters of Public Administration
Doctoral degree name
Services this program provides to the nonprofit community
  • Internships
  • Practicums
  • Consultant Services
  • Technical Assistance
Mechanisms used to inform nonprofit practitioners of this program's developments
  • Newsletters
  • Technical Assistance

Undergraduate Program

Undergraduate courses offered Yes
Undergraduate course titles
  • Nonprofit Financial Planning and Accounting
  • The Nonprofit Sector
  • Principles of Fundraising and Resource Development
  • Nonprofit Internship
Part of certificate program No
Offers 3+ undergraduate courses in NPO management Yes
Undergraduate concentration offered No
Program/department name
  • Integrative Studies
  • Other
  • New Century College
Degree name
  • BA in Integrative Studies (Minor in Nonprofit Studies)
Services this program provides to the nonprofit community
  • Internships

Joint Degree Program

Joint Program Offered No

Noncredit Program

Noncredit courses offered No

Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

Continuing Education Units offered No

Online Program

Online courses offered Yes
Online course titles
  • Introduction to Nonprofit Management
  • Financial Management for Nonprofit Organizations
  • The Community, Marketing & Public Relations
  • Nonprofit Law, Governance & Ethics
  • Performance Evaluation for Nonprofit Managers
  • Philanthropy & Fundraising
  • Issues in Public Management: Nonprofit Issues
Program URL
Part of degree program Yes
Degree name
  • MPA
Part of certificate program Yes
Certificate name(s)
  • Certificate in Association Management
  • Certificate in Nonprofit Management
Last updated: 21 Jun 2018