Nonprofit Management Education

Brandeis University

The Heller School for Social Policy and Management
PO Box 9110, MS 035
Waltham, MA  024549110
Region: Northeast

Contact Information

Darren Zinner, PhD
Associate Dean, Academic Personnel

Graduate Program

Graduate courses offered Yes
Graduate course titles
  • Planning and Implementation: Concepts and Methods
  • Planning and Implementation: A Primer
  • The Project Cycle: Evaluation of Social Policies and Programs
  • Evaluation
  • Benefit/Cost Analysis
  • Legislative Drafting
  • Development Management
  • The Learning Organization: Reserach and Advocacy
  • Leadership and Organizational Behavior
  • Civil Socety and Non-Government Organizations
  • NGOs: Structure and Governance
  • Development in Conflict Situations
  • MIS Strategies
  • Social Entrepreneurship
  • Introduction to Geographic Information Systems
  • Applied Geographic Information Systems
  • Managing the Triple Bottom Line
  • Fundraising and Development
  • Community Building for Managers
  • Introduction to Ecology for Development Practitioners
  • Gender and Development
  • Social Movements for Emancipatory Development
  • Governance and Development
Part of certificate program No
Offers 3+ graduate courses in NPO management Yes
Graduate concentration offered Yes
Year concentration established
  • 1995
Concentration name(s)
  • Sustainable Development
  • MBA in Nonprofit Management
Program/department name
  • Heller School of Social Policy and Management
  • Business & Public Administration
Degree name
  • MA in Sustainable International Development
  • MBA
Doctoral degree name
  • Ph.D.Social Policy
Services this program provides to the nonprofit community
  • Internships
  • Practicums
  • Newsletters
  • Consultant Services
  • Workshops
  • Conferences
  • 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 Yes
Joint Degree Name
  • Joint Degree of Master of Arts in Sustainable International Development & Women's and Gender Studies
Joint Degree Departments
  • Heller School of Social Policy and Management

Noncredit Program

Noncredit courses offered No

Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

Continuing Education Units offered No

Online Program

Online courses offered No
Last updated: 11 May 2022