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Management: Nonprofit & Association Management
Master's Specialization

These program requirements are for students who enroll in the 2022-2023 academic year.


Learn how to successfully direct an organization in the nonprofit sector with an online master’s degree in management with a specialization in nonprofit and association management from University of Maryland Global Campus. Whether you're currently working or seeking to work in an association, development organization, foundation, or political organization, you’ll learn the latest governance strategies, as well as the fundamentals of financial management and leadership so that you can help your organization fulfill its mission.

Program Highlights
Required Courses

Initial Requirement


  • (0 Credits, UCSP 615)
    (to be taken within the first 6 credits of study)

The UCSP 615 requirement may be waived if you previously earned a graduate degree from a regionally accredited institution. For more information, contact your academic advisor.

Core Courses


  • (6 Credits, MGMT 630)

  • (3 Credits, MGMT 640)

  • (3 Credits, MGMT 650)

Specialization Courses


  • (3 Credits, NPMN 600)

  • (3 Credits, NPMN 610)

  • (3 Credits, NPMN 620)

  • (3 Credits, NPMN 640)

  • (3 Credits, NPMN 650)

  • (3 Credits, NPMN 655)

  • (3 Credits, NPMN 660)

Capstone Course


  • (3 Credits, MGMT 670)
Career Preparation

This program is designed to help prepare you for organizational leadership in the nonprofit sector, whether you're in an association, development organization, foundation, or political organization.

Experience Recommended for Success in the Program

You are expected to have some familiarity with Microsoft Excel.

If you lack a recent background in finance or accounting, you should take
(0 Credits, UCSP 620) before
(3 Credits, MGMT 640).

If you lack a recent background in statistics, you should take
(0 Credits, UCSP 630) before
(3 Credits, MGMT 650). Taking
(0 Credits, UCSP 605) is recommended to improve writing skills.

Total Program Credits
36
Transfer Credits
Up to 6
Format
  • All courses available online
  • Select hybrid courses available
Tuition Per Credit
  • $514 per credit (in-state)
  • $659 per credit (out-of-state)
  • $480 per credit (military)
Admission Requirements

This program follows standard UMGC admission requirements.

Military-Specific Details

This program does not have military restrictions. It is available to all eligible civilian and military-affiliated students.

State-Specific Details

Learn more about professional licensure as it relates to this program.

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Leadership & Management
Graduate Certificate

These program requirements are for students who enroll in the 2022-2023 academic year.


The online graduate certificate program in leadership and management at University of Maryland Global Campus is designed to help you prepare to become a leader in the workforce. With a curriculum developed in conjunction with top employers, you'll gain a foundation in management theory, organizational development, and the management of change, as well as skills in decision-making, communication, strategic planning, leadership in diverse environments, and more.

Program Highlights

This program is designed to provide you with the skills and leadership ability to navigate a variety of workplaces. You'll gain a foundation in organizational and management theory as well as skills in decision making, communication, strategic planning, and coaching and managing others.

Required Courses

Initial Requirement


  • (0 Credits, UCSP 615)
    (to be taken within the first 6 credits of study)
The UCSP 615 requirement may be waived if you previously earned a graduate degree from a regionally accredited institution. For more information, contact your academic advisor.

Core Courses


  • (6 Credits, MGMT 630)
    (This course (or
    (3 Credits, MGMT 610) must be taken within the first 6 credits.)

  • (3 Credits, HRMD 610)

  • (3 Credits, HRMD 650)
Career Preparation

This program is designed for those who need a strong foundation in principles of management to move ahead in their organizations.

Experience Recommended for Success in the Program

We recommend you have strong writing and analytical skills.

Total Program Credits
12
Transfer Credits
Up to 3
Format
  • All courses available online
  • Select hybrid courses available
Tuition Per Credit
  • $514 per credit (in-state)
  • $659 per credit (out-of-state)
  • $480 per credit (military)
Admission Requirements

This program follows standard UMGC admission requirements.

Military-Specific Details

This program does not have military restrictions. It is available to all eligible civilian and military-affiliated students.

State-Specific Details

This program does not have state-specific restrictions.

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Management: Interdisciplinary Studies in Management
Master's Specialization

These program requirements are for students who enroll in the 2022-2023 academic year.


The online master’s in management specialization in interdisciplinary studies in management at University of Maryland Global Campus can provide you with fundamental skills in human resources, project management, marketing, information systems, and more. Boost your professional value and learn the skills you need for maximum career flexibility.

Program Highlights

Develop skills and gain knowledge through coursework that draws from the expertise and experience of our respected faculty.

Required Courses

Initial Requirement


  • (0 Credits, UCSP 615)

The UCSP 615 requirement may be waived if you previously earned a graduate degree from a regionally accredited institution. For more information, contact your academic advisor.

Core Courses


  • (6 Credits, MGMT 630)

  • (3 Credits, MGMT 640)

  • (3 Credits, MGMT 650)

Specialization Courses


  • (3 Credits, HRMD 610)

  • (3 Credits, HRMD 620)

  • (3 Credits, MRKT 600)

  • (3 Credits, ISAS 600)

  • (3 Credits, HRMD 650)

  • (3 Credits, MRKT 601)

  • (3 Credits, PMAN 634)

Capstone Course


  • (3 Credits, MGMT 670)
Career Preparation

This program is designed to help prepare you for a career that spans human resources, project management, marketing, and information systems.

Experience Recommended for Success in the Program

If you lack a recent background in finance or accounting, you should take
(0 Credits, UCSP 620) before
(3 Credits, MGMT 640).

If you lack a recent background in statistics, you should take
(0 Credits, UCSP 630) before
(3 Credits, MGMT 650). Taking
(0 Credits, UCSP 605) is recommended to improve writing skills.

Total Program Credits
36
Transfer Credits
Up to 6
Format
  • All courses available online
  • Select hybrid courses available
Tuition Per Credit
  • $514 per credit (in-state)
  • $659 per credit (out-of-state)
  • $480 per credit (military)
Admission Requirements

This program follows standard UMGC admission requirements.

Military-Specific Details

This program does not have military restrictions. It is available to all eligible civilian and military-affiliated students.

State-Specific Details

This program does not have state-specific restrictions.

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