Nonprofit Management Education

Northern Illinois University

Department of Public Administration
1425 W. Lincoln Hwy.
DeKalb, 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
  • CLCE 350 Community Organizations in a Digital World
  • PSPA 340 Public Sector Leadership
  • NNGO 100 - Community Leadership and Civic Engagement
  • NNGO 302 - Introduction to Research in Non-Governmental Organizations and Communities
  • NNGO 350 - Community Organizations in a Digital World
  • NNGO 390 - Special Topics in Nonprofit and NGO Studies
  • NNGO 493 - Nonprofits and Community Engagement
  • NNGO 429 - International NGOs and Globalization
  • NNGO 495 - Capstone Seminar in Nonprofit and NGO Studies
  • PSPA 326X - Nonprofit Management
  • PSPA 301 - Philanthropy and Fundraising
  • PSPA 328 - Role of Nongovernmental Organizations in Development
  • NNGO 490 - Nonprofit and NGO Studies Internship
  • PSPA 301 - Philanthropy and Fundraising
  • PSPA 402 - Resource Strategies for Nonprofit Organizations
  • SOCI 329X - International NGOs and Globalization
  • MGMT 311 - Social Entrepreneurship
  • PSPA 301 - Philanthropy and Volunteerism
Part of certificate program Yes
Certificate name(s)
  • Certificate of Undergraduate Study in Nonprofit and NGO Studies
Offers 3+ undergraduate courses in NPO management Yes
Undergraduate concentration offered Yes
Year concentration established
  • 2012
Concentration name(s)
  • Minor in Nonprofit and NGO Studies
Program/department name
  • Center for Nonprofit and NGO Studies
School/college
  • Other
School/college
  • College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Degree name
  • B.A. or B.S. in Nonprofit and NGO Studies
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: 21 Jun 2018