Growth in the nonprofit sector continues to outpace the rest of the economy, creating a variety of new management opportunities. With an MS in Nonprofit Management and Leadership from Walden University, you will have the opportunity to quickly take charge of your career and develop the skill set required to lead a nonprofit organization and have a far-reaching impact on your community.

Potential career options in nonprofit management may include:

  • Community Development Manager
  • Executive Director
  • Program director
  • Director of development
  • Volunteer manager
  • Program manager
  • Program specialist
  • Social Entrepreneur

Career positions may require additional experience, training, or other factors beyond the successful completion of this degree program.


Meleny Thomas

Meleny Thomas

MS in Nonprofit Management and Leadership Graduate
My learning process at Walden has equipped me well to work with many nonprofit organizations that need my help.
My master’s degree has allowed me to make a bigger impact in my volunteer work at the nonprofit I founded.
My committee didn’t hand me anything. They didn’t give me any freebies. It was a collaborative working relationship. I admitted to them that I needed them to point me in the right direction.
Dinknesh Kitila MS in Nonprofit Management and Leadership
Dinknesk Kitila
Diana Shaw MPP Graduate
Diana Shaw
Donald J. Reed PhD in Public Policy and Administration Graduate
Don Reed
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