Creating Moments. Building Your Future.

Creating Moments. Building Your Future.

Prepare to Advance in Nonprofit and Association Management

Boost Your Career in a Fast-Growing Field

The nonprofit sector is now the third largest employer in the United States and is growing at a rate 14 percent higher than the private sector.1 Our Master of Science in Management with a specialization in Nonprofit and Association Management is designed to give you the skills and knowledge you need to take on greater responsibilities within your organization or pursue a management position at a new organization. Our programs are taught by industry experts who work in the field and implement their practices in the classroom. Courses are applicable to what you’re doing now and designed for where you want to be. At UMUC, you'll learn how to

  • Lead an Association or Nonprofit organization
  • Develop strategies for success
  • Manage finances and generate revenue for an Association or Nonprofit
  • Analyze legal and governance-related issues
  • Recruit and manage volunteers
  • Market and fundraise for an Association or Nonprofit
  • Measure outcomes

You'll also learn about administrative processes and the effects rapid technological change has on non-profit organizations and associations. Stand out and make a difference with a degree from an accredited and respected state university. Ready to get started? Complete the form to your right.

A Rapidly Growing Industry

  • Job Security: The nonprofit sector is now the third largest employer in the United States. Nearly 2 million nonprofit organizations employ 10.7 million people.1
  • Ample Opportunities: The nonprofit sector makes up 10.3 percent of the nation's total private workforce and 11.4 million jobs of the nation’s private sector workforce.2

A University that Puts Students First

  • Student Services and Support: We give you the support you need with one-on-one advice, an online library, career planning, educational advisors, 24/7 technical support, and more.
  • Online and Hybrid Classes: Learn online or in a hybrid format at one of our more than 20 locations in Maryland, D.C., and Virginia. If you're overseas, visit our locations in more than 20 countries, including military installations.
  • Great Ways to Pay: Meet, manage, or lower your education costs with scholarships, financial aid, military benefits, and other financing and payment options for those who qualify.

A Military-Friendly School

  • Dedicated Military and Veterans Advisors: We understand the demands and unpredictability of military life. This is why we offer flexible academic programs and tailored support.
  • Resources Specifically for Veterans: Benefit from a wide range of resources for veterans, including VetSuccess on Campus and the Veterans Resource Center; a one-stop source designed to give you the support you need to succeed in school and in your career.

Earn Nearly $1M more over your lifetime with a college degree1


of management jobs require or prefer a bachelor's degree or higher5


of jobs posted online each month require a bachelor's degree or higher6

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Hear program alum Jaemellah Kemp share how UMUC helped her achieve her career goals.

"A lot of people don’t really get to use what they learn in real life. I’m glad that I was able to take those skills and use them toward a passion and a purpose to help the community."

Jaemellah Kemp
Founder & CEO of It Takes Two, Inc.
Master of Science in Management:
Nonprofit and Association Management

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