Nonprofit Leadership Graduate Emphasis

IN MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION or
MASTER OF ARTS IN SERVANT LEADERSHIP


One Transformational Emphasis


Building on its rich tradition of serving the common good and preparing students to make a difference, Viterbo now offers a new graduate emphasis area in nonprofit leadership. Students can advance their careers for leadership roles and better serve organizations and communities.

  • The nonprofit leadership emphasis can be earned as part of the Master of Business Administration or Master of Arts in Servant Leadership
  • Gain confidence while applying skills learned in class to transform current nonprofit systems
  • Curriculums purposefully built to combine theories of nonprofit leadership with organizational practice
  • Continue working full time while completing a graduate program offered in flexible formats that work with your schedule

 

"Viterbo’s Prophetic Leadership, Building Community, and Grant Writing courses provided me essential skills for thecompetitive nonprofit sector. The blend of coursework demonstrated how through hospitality, presence, and engagement, real change can take place in our communities.”
Deb Hoskins, 2016 MASL graduate

"As a nonprofit professional, Viterbo’s MBA program helped me build the skills and confidence to be an effective leader.”
Eileen Hanson, 2017 MBA graduate

 

PROGRAM FORMATS

MBA (34 credits)
Accelerated eight week classes, on campus, one evening per week or blended
MASL (30 credits)
On campus, weekend or week-long, online, or blended
 

TIME TO COMPLETE

  • Two years is typical
  • Accelerate to 15 months
  • Extend to accommodate your needs
     

CUSTOMIZE YOUR PROGRAM

To meet the requirements of the nonprofit leadership emphasis, students choose two elective courses in nonprofit leadership and focus their colloquium/capstone project on a topic related to nonprofits.

Courses include:
SVLD  530 Grant Writing
MGMT 546/SVLD 546 Nonprofit Management and Leadership
SVLD  550 Building Community
SVLD  553 Ritual and Celebration
SVLD  557 Prophetic Leadership
MGMT 525 Complex Systems Change Strategies
MGMT 584 Advanced Business Communication
MGMT 635 Globally Responsible Leadership

Contact Nicole Van Ert, email nmvanert@viterbo.edu or 608-796-3616, for additional information and application procedure.

Enroll now, begin fall, spring, or summer semesters.
Apply online at: www.viterbo.edu/mba or
www.viterbo.edu/masl