Nonprofit Management Education

University of Texas at Austin, Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs

Graduate Portfolio Program in Nonprofit and Philanthropic Studies
RGK Center for Philanthropy and Community, P.O. Box Y
Austin, TX  78713-892
Region: West

Contact Information

Steven Smith
Program Coordinator
http://www.rgkcenter.org/
steven.smith@mail.utexas.edu

Graduate Program

Graduate courses offered Yes
Graduate course titles
  • Community Based Development:: History and Current Best Pratices
  • Deep Democracy: Dialogue of Exchange
  • International Development and Participation
  • Commnication Issues in Nonprofits
  • Philanthropy, Nonprofits, Politics and the Press
  • Understanding Audiences for Nonprofit Organizations
  • Branding and External Communication for Nonprofit Organizations
  • Integrated Communication for Nonprofit Organizations
  • Agents of Social Change: Creative Strategies for Nonprofit Organizations
  • The Culture of Imagination: Philanthropy and Education
  • Funding the Arts, Sustaining Culture: The Role of Philanthropy and Public Policy
  • Nonprofit Strategy and Entrepreneruship (Foundation Course)
  • Philanthropy: Policies and Practices (Foundation Course)
  • Professional Consulting: Community Mapping Project
  • Commitment to Community
  • The Third Sector in Systemic Restructuring and Transition
  • Charity, Self-Interest, and Literature in England since 1660
  • Culture Wars: The International Front:: US Cultural Policy Course
  • Nongovernmental Organizations and Social Services in the Developed and Developing Worlds
  • Crisis Response Among IGOs, NGOs, States and Comm: HIV/AIDS Pandemic
  • Philanthropy, Modernity, and Reform: The Evolution of Anglo-American Anti-Slavery, 1763 - 1863
  • Nongovernmental Organiztions and Social Services in the Developed and Developing Worlds
  • Policy Research Project: Governance and Ethics in the Nonprofit Sector
  • Policy Research Project: Community Informatics
  • Management and Operation of Nonprofit Organizations in North America
  • Fundraising for the Nonprofit and Public Sectors
  • Policy Research Project: Towards a Civil Society in North America
  • Philanthropy: Philosophy, Practice and Public Policy
  • Management and Operations of Nonprofit Organizations
  • Contemporary Issues in Civil Society
  • Community Engagement and the Management of Volunteers in Nonprofit and Public Organizations (Foundation Course)00000000
  • Nonprofit Board Governance and Strategic Planning
  • Policy Research Project: Nonprofit Advocacy Organizations
  • Policy Research Project: Empowering Youth Through Collaboration: A Program Evaluation
  • Rise of Social Entrepreneurs
  • Policy Research Project: An Analysis of the Nonprofit and Volunteer Capacity-Building Industry
  • US Perspectives on Civil Society: philanthropy, Volunteerism, and the Nonprofit Sector
  • Religious Nonprofits and Public Policy: Managing the Tension
  • Nonprofit Partnership in Social Policy
  • Dynamics of Organizations and Communities
  • Nonprofit Board Governance and Strategic Planning
  • Community Engagement and Management of Volunteers
  • Community Building through Strategic Partnerships
  • Community Building in a Caring Society
  • Nonprofit Management in Human Services
  • Social Work Leadership and Human Services
  • Human Resource Development
Part of certificate program No
Offers 3+ graduate courses in NPO management Yes
Graduate concentration offered Yes
Year concentration established
  • 2002
Concentration name(s)
  • Graduate Portfolio Program in Nonprofit and Philanthropic Studies
Program/department name
  • Several colleges support this concentration: LBJ School of Public Affairs, the School of Social Work, the College of Communication, the School of Architecture, the College of Liberal Arts, the School of Law, the College of Education, the McCombs School of Business, the School of Nursing, the College of Fine Arts, the Professional Development and Community Engagement Program (PDCE), and the School of Information.
School/college
  • Public Affairs & Administration
Degree name
  • Master in Public Affairs
Doctoral degree name
  • Ph.D. in Public policy
Services this program provides to the nonprofit community
  • Internships
  • Newsletters
  • Consultant Services
  • Workshops
  • Conferences
  • Commission Projects
  • Technical Assistance
Mechanisms used to inform nonprofit practitioners of this program's developments
  • Newsletters
  • Published papers, books
  • Workshops
  • Conferences
  • Seminars
  • Technical Assistance

Undergraduate Program

Undergraduate courses offered No

Joint Degree Program

Joint Program Offered No

Noncredit Program

Noncredit courses offered No

Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

Continuing Education Units offered Yes
CEU courses
  • Grantwriting
Part of certificate program No
Program/department name
  • LBJ School of Public Affairs w/ Div. Cont.Edu.
School/college
  • Public Affairs & Administration
Services this program provides to the nonprofit community
  • Internships
  • Consultant Services
Mechanisms used to inform nonprofit practitioners of this program's developments
  • Newsletters
  • Published papers, books

Online Program

Online courses offered No
Last updated: 12 Apr 2017