Nonprofit Management Education

University of Michigan

Collaboration between three schools: Social Work (SW), Business (Bus Ad), Public Policy (Pub Pol)
1080 South University Avenue
Ann Arbor, MI  48109-110
Region: Midwest

Contact Information

John R. Chamberlin
Professor Emeritus of Public Policy

Graduate Program

Graduate courses offered Yes
Graduate course titles
  • Social Entrepreneurship: Business Tools for Enhanced Social Impact (Bus. Ad.)
  • Policy and Management in the Nonprofit Sector (Pub. Pol.)
  • Leading Non-Profit Organizations (Bus. Ad.)
  • Researching Methods for Evaluating Social Programs and Human Service Organizations (S.W.)
  • Human Service Organizations: Theories & Approaches (S.W.)
  • Budgeting and Fiscal Management (S.W.)
  • Management of Information Systems in Human Service Agencies (S.W.)
  • Grantgetting, Contracting and Fundraising (S.W.)
  • Executive Leadership and Organizational Governance (S.W.)
  • Seminar: Empirical Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action (S.W.)
  • Information Technologies in Small Nonprofit Organizations (Pub. Pol.)
  • Program Evaluation (Pub. Pol.)
  • Managerial Writing Fundamentals (Bus. Ad.)
  • Persuasive Management Communication (Bus. Ad.)
  • Social Marketing (Bus. Ad.)
Part of certificate program No
Offers 3+ graduate courses in NPO management Yes
Graduate concentration offered Yes
Year concentration established
  • Various, for our three partner schools
Concentration name(s)
  • MPP with concentration in Public Management
  • MSW with concentration in Management of Human Services, Community Organization and Social Planning, orSocial Policy and Evaluation
  • MBA in General Management
Program/department name
  • Ross Business School, Ford School of Public Policy, and School of Social Work
  • Other
  • Collaboration w/ Business, Public Policy and Social Work Schools
Degree name
  • MSW
  • MPA
  • MBA
  • MPP
Doctoral degree name
Services this program provides to the nonprofit community
  • Internships
  • Newsletters
  • Workshops
Mechanisms used to inform nonprofit practitioners of this program's developments
  • Workshops

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 No
Last updated: 11 May 2022