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Program in Nonprofit Management The Heller School for Social Policy and Management Brandeis University

  • Waltham, MA
    location
  • Private
    type
  • Suburban
    setting
  • 62%38%
    student ratio
  • 89
    total students
  • Not Reported
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • March 15
    fall application deadline
  • 73%
    acceptance rate
  • 7 Degrees
    degrees offered

Overview

M.B.A. in Nonprofit Management from Heller School

The Heller M.B.A. in Nonprofit Management is an AACSB-accredited program providing training for the distinctive management issues facing organizations whose mission is to improve social and environmental outcomes. Students in our nonprofit degree programs are trained to be effective leaders in the nonprofit world. But the skills they learn in Heller's nonprofit degree programs, coupled with the ideals valued in a school of social policy, transfer easily to governmental and for-profit organizations. Graduates with an M.B.A. in Nonprofit Management take on a variety of leadership roles in the nonprofit, for-profit, and public sectors.

Heller's M.B.A. in Nonprofit Management Develops Agents of Change Who Advance Social Justice

The Heller M.B.A. in Nonprofit Management allows students to be an agent of change who leverages the tools of an M.B.A. to advance social justice. Students expand their knowledge with a frameworks course on social policy and one on social justice, and they learn to analyze, evaluate, and advocate for sound knowledge-based social policies.

Organizations need to be accountable to the financial bottom line as well as the organization's social mission, and graduates with a Heller M.B.A. in Nonprofit Management can accomplish this. Students also learn to apply methods of participatory management in order to meet desired financial and social outcomes. Students complete their Heller M.B.A. degrees with a semester-long project working in a team with other students to address a current management challenge confronting issues of social justice.

The M.B.A. Program in Nonprofit Management Offers Concentrations and Dual Degrees

Concentrations during the M.B.A. program in nonprofit management are available in several areas. The concentration in health care management trains students to lead in the changing landscape and infrastructure of health care. The children, youth, and family management concentration prepares graduates of the M.B.A. program to lead organizations whose mission is to foster the healthy development of children, youth, and families. Another concentration, in aging management, equips program graduates to deal with the complex needs of the elderly population.

Dual-degree M.B.A. program are also offered through the Heller School. They include the M.B.A./M.A. in Jewish Professional Leadership; the M.B.A./M.A. in Sustainable International Development; and the M.B.A./M.S. in International Health Policy and Management. For those who wish to bring leadership skills to a variety of social issues, the M.B.A. program in nonprofit management is ideal.


Location & Contact

Program in Nonprofit Management

The Heller School for Social Policy and Management
Brandeis University

415 South Street
Waltham, MA 02454-9110
United States

Dr. Brenda Anderson

Program Director

Phone: 781-736-8423
Email: banderson@brandeis.edu

Ms. Shana Sconyers

Assistant Director for Admissions and Financial Aid

Phone: 781-736-4229
Email: sconyers@brandeis.edu

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Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Master of Business Administration/Doctor of Medicine (MBA/MD)
      Master of Business Administration/Master of Arts (MBA/MA)
    • Health Care Management Master of Business Administration (MBA)
    • Child, Youth, And Family Management Master of Business Administration (MBA)
    • Social Impact Management Master of Business Administration (MBA)
    • Social Policy And Management Master of Business Administration (MBA)
    • Sustainable Development Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 47
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Team consulting project
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

73% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 130
    • Accepted 95
    • Acceptance Rate 73
    • Enrolled 56
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $55
    • Application Fee - International $55
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline March 15th March 15th Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGMAT (preferred) or GRE, 2 letters of recommendation, and problem statement analysis, 3-5 years of professional experience
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 600 paper based, TOEFL iBT

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *Not Reported
    • Out-of-state tuition *Not Reported
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this insitution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year feesNot Reported
    • Per-term feesNot Reported
    • One-time feeNot Reported
    • *Typical fees for this insitution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsMarch 15
    • Types of financial support availableTuition Waivers, Career or Field-Related Internships, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students89
    • Female Percentage62%
    • Male Percentage38%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students89
    • Part-time Percentage8%
    • Full-time Percentage92%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino2%
    • Black / African American2%
    • White / Caucasian50%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian5%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown41%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total FacultyNot Reported
    • Full-time PercentageNot Reported
    • Part-time PercentageNot Reported
    • Female Percentage-2147483548%
    • Male Percentage-2147483648%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchHealth care; children and families; elder and disabled services; social impact management; organizations in the non-profit, for-profit, or public sector
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

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