Nonprofit Management Education

Northern Illinois University - Graduate Program

Department of Public Administration
1425 W. Lincoln Hwy.
DeKalb, IL  60115
Region: Midwest

Contact Information

Denise Burchard
Assistant to the Chair

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
  • 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 No

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
Part of degree program Yes
Degree name
  • Master of Public Administration
Part of certificate program Yes
Certificate name(s)
  • Public Management Certificate
Last updated: 11 May 2022