Nonprofit Management

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Master of Nonprofit Organization (MNO)

About the Program

Our Master of Nonprofit Organizations students gain the management and leadership skills they need to effectively lead, respond to accountability demands and design innovative solutions to society’s most pressing issues. This nationally renowned program is part of the top-ranked Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, where we focus on: Equity. Innovation. Transformation.

What to Expect

Complete our Master of Nonprofit Organizations in as little as one year, with full- and part-time enrollment options available to meet your career goals. Learn from our outstanding faculty and fellow classmates who will help you navigate the world of nonprofit organizations.

“At the Mandel School, you will be immersed in learning specific to the nonprofit sector—not learning tools or approaches that you must then adapt to nonprofit work.”

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Beyond the Classroom

Short-term study abroad opportunities are available to help students understand how nonprofit issues, policies and practices are approached across the world. Closer to home, Mandel School students are involved in community health and public policy work with a number of organizations in the Greater Cleveland area.

By the Numbers


of 12 accredited nonprofit management programs in the world


student-faculty ratio


of MNO alumni are employed within six months of graduation


of students receive scholarship or funding support

Admission Details

  • Applicants must hold a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
  • The GRE is not required
  • No application fee
  • Students must also demonstrate a strong interest in the nonprofit sector through volunteer activities, internship experiences, or employment in a nonprofit organization
  • Fall, spring and summer enrollment options

Contact Us

Richard Sigg
Richard Sigg
Director for Recruitment and Enrollment
Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences

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