Nonprofit Management Education

San Francisco State University

Public Administration Program
835 Market Street, Suite 679
San Francisco, CA  94103
Region: West

Contact Information

Dr. Jennifer Shea
Associate Professor & Program Director
mpa.sfsu.edu
jshea@sfsu.edu

Graduate Program

Graduate courses offered Yes
Graduate course titles
  • Nonprofits, Public Policy & Society
  • Perspectives on Nonprofit Management
  • Organizational Learning & Nonprofit Management
  • Program Evaluation
Part of certificate program No
Offers 3+ graduate courses in NPO management Yes
Graduate concentration offered Yes
Year concentration established
  • 1994
Concentration name(s)
  • Non-Profit Administration
Program/department name
  • Public Administration Program, School of Public Affairs & Civic Engagement
School/college
  • Public Affairs & Administration
Degree name
  • Masters of Public Administration
Doctoral degree name
Services this program provides to the nonprofit community
  • Internships
  • Practicums
  • Consultant Services
  • Commission Projects
  • Technical Assistance
  • Other
Services this program provides to the nonprofit community
  • Class-based project work (e.g., evaluation, program development)
  • Program evaluation
  • Mission-focused program development projects
Mechanisms used to inform nonprofit practitioners of this program's developments
  • Published papers, books
  • Technical Assistance
  • Other
Other mechanisms used to inform nonprofit practitioners of this program's developments
  • Information distributed through the MPA blog (http://sfsumpa.wordpress.com/) and other social media

Undergraduate Program

Undergraduate courses offered Yes
Undergraduate course titles
  • Developing and Managing Resources for Nonprofit Organizations
Part of certificate program No
Offers 3+ undergraduate courses in NPO management No
Undergraduate concentration offered No
Program/department name
School/college
  • Other
School/college
  • Health and Social Sciences
Degree name
  • BA
Services this program provides to the nonprofit community
  • Internships
  • Workshops
  • Other
Other services this program provides to the nonprofit community
  • Community Service Projects
Mechanisms used to inform nonprofit practitioners of this program's developments
  • Other
Other mechanisms used to inform nonprofit practitioners of this program's developments
  • Brochures
  • Presentations in Groups

Joint Degree Program

Joint Program Offered No

Noncredit Program

Noncredit courses offered No

Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

Continuing Education Units offered Yes
CEU courses
  • Nonprofit Resource & Fund Development: An Overview
  • Board Development
  • Strategic Communications in Times of Crisis or Change
  • Strategic Planning Essentials
  • Leading in Context
  • Introduction to the Nonprofit Sector
  • Grant Writing
  • Volunteer Management: from Boards to Bag Stuffers
  • Financial Management in Nonprofits
  • Integrated Marketing Communications for Nonprofits
  • Budgets and Cash Flow
  • Special Events Planning
  • Measuring your Impact: An Introduction to Program Evaluation
  • Nonprofit Formation and Governance: The Legal Nuts and Bolts
Part of certificate program Yes
Certificate name(s)
  • Certificate of Completion in Nonprofit Leadership & Strategic Management
  • Certificate of Completion in Fundamental Nonprofit Management Skills
Program/department name
  • Public Administration Program
School/college
  • Other
School/college
  • College of Extended Learning
Services this program provides to the nonprofit community
  • Internships
  • Workshops
Mechanisms used to inform nonprofit practitioners of this program's developments
  • Published papers, books
  • Workshops
  • Other
Other mechanisms used to inform nonprofit practitioners of this program's developments
  • Information distributed through group LinkedIn site
  • Information provided during class sessions

Online Program

Online courses offered No
Last updated: 13 Jan 2017