Nonprofit Management Education

Portland State University - Public Administration

506 SW Mill St.
Suite 650
Portland, OR  97201
Region: West

Contact Information

Billie Sandberg
Assistant Professor, Director of The Nonprofit Institute

Graduate Program

Graduate courses offered Yes
Graduate course titles
  • Introduction to Nonprofit Management
  • Grantwriting for Nonprofit Organizations
  • Effective Marketing for Nonprofit and Public Organizations
  • History and Foundations of the Nonprofit Sector
  • Governance of Nonprofit Organizations
  • Nonprofits on the World Stage
  • Financial Management in Nonprofit Organizations
  • Fundamentals of Fundraising in Nonprofit Organizations
  • New and Emerging Nonprofits: Development and Management
  • Organizational Leadership and Decision-Making in Nonprofits
  • Advocacy and Political Participation by Nonprofits
  • Social Entrepreneurship
  • Volunteerism and Volunteer Management
  • Values-Based Management
Part of certificate program Yes
Certificate name(s)
  • Graduate Certificate in Nonprofit and Public Management
Offers 3+ graduate courses in NPO management Yes
Graduate concentration offered Yes
Year concentration established
  • 1996
Concentration name(s)
  • Nonprofit Management Specialization
Program/department name
  • Public Administration
  • Other
  • School of Government
Degree name
  • Master of Public Administration
Doctoral degree name
  • Public Affairs and Policy
Services this program provides to the nonprofit community
  • Internships
  • Practicums
  • Consultant Services
  • Technical Assistance
  • Other
Services this program provides to the nonprofit community
  • Service on advisory councils, boards, etc.
Mechanisms used to inform nonprofit practitioners of this program's developments
  • Published papers, books
  • Technical Assistance

Undergraduate Program

Undergraduate courses offered No

Joint Degree Program

Joint Program Offered No

Noncredit Program

Noncredit courses offered Yes
Noncredit course titles
  • Professional Certificate in Nonprofit Fundraising
Part of certificate program Yes
Certificate name(s)
  • Professional Certificate in Nonprofit Fundraising
Program/department name
  • The Nonprofit Institute, Portland State University
  • Public Affairs & Administration

Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

Continuing Education Units offered No

Online Program

Online courses offered No
Last updated: 21 Jun 2018