Nonprofit Management Education

Northern Illinois University

Department of Public Administration
De Kalb, IL  60115
Region: Midwest

Contact Information

Denise Burchard
Assistant to the Chair
http://www.mpa.niu.edu/
publicadm@niu.edu

Graduate Program

Graduate courses offered Yes
Graduate course titles
  • Philanthropy and Volunteerism
  • Strategic Planning for Public Service Organizations
  • Nongovernmental Organizations and Governance
  • Management for Nonprofit Agencies
  • Resource Development for Nonprofit Organizations
  • Strategic Communications for Public Service Organizations
Part of certificate program Yes
Certificate name(s)
  • Certificate of Public Management
Offers 3+ graduate courses in NPO management Yes
Graduate concentration offered Yes
Year concentration established
  • 1985
Concentration name(s)
  • Local Government Management
  • Fiscal Administration
  • Nonprofit Management
  • Comparative Public Service
  • Strategic Public Management and Leadership
Program/department name
  • Department of Public Administration
School/college
  • Public Affairs & Administration
Degree name
  • Master of Public Administration
Doctoral degree name
  • Ph.D. Political Science
Services this program provides to the nonprofit community
  • Internships
  • Practicums
  • Newsletters
  • Consultant Services
  • Workshops
  • Commission Projects
  • Technical Assistance
Mechanisms used to inform nonprofit practitioners of this program's developments
  • Newsletters
  • Published papers, books
  • Workshops
  • Seminars
  • Technical Assistance

Undergraduate Program

Undergraduate courses offered Yes
Undergraduate course titles
  • PSPA 301 Philanthropy and Volunteerism
  • PSPA 326 Introduction to Nonprofit Management
  • CLCE 350 Community Organizations in a Digital World
  • PSPA 402 Resource Strategies for Nonprofit Organizations
  • PSPA 340 Public Sector Leadership
Part of certificate program Yes
Certificate name(s)
  • Civic Engagement Certificate
Offers 3+ undergraduate courses in NPO management Yes
Undergraduate concentration offered Yes
Year concentration established
  • 2012
Concentration name(s)
  • Community Leadership and Civic Engagement
Program/department name
  • Center for NGO Leadership and Development
School/college
  • Public Affairs & Administration
Degree name
  • Bachelor of Arts in Community Leadership and Civic Engagement
Services this program provides to the nonprofit community
  • Internships
  • Practicums
  • Newsletters
  • Consultant Services
  • Workshops
  • Conferences
Mechanisms used to inform nonprofit practitioners of this program's developments
  • Newsletters
  • Published papers, books
  • Workshops
  • Seminars

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
  • Strategic Communications for Public and Nonprofit Organizations
Program URL
  • http://www.mpa.niu.edu/pub_ad/
Part of degree program Yes
Degree name
  • Master of Public Administration
Part of certificate program Yes
Certificate name(s)
  • Public Management Certificate
Last updated: 13 Jan 2017