Worcester State University
Nonprofit Management

What We Do

Our Mission

To prepare students for leadership positions in the local and national nonprofit sectors, international nongovernmental organizations, and the public sector.
Our Vision

Through our innovative educational experience, the nonprofit management program will be a model of excellence  and a first choice for developing leaders who will meet the evolving needs of the nonprofit and public sectors.

How We Do It

Course Offerings

1.  Grounded in theory, our course offerings emphasize:

       • Current best practices

       • An exploration of a wide array of nonprofit fields including
         health and human services, education, culture, and 
         the Arts

       • A practical case study approach

       • A seminar approach

       • An exploration of  the intersection between local and
         global issues

       • Action Research 

Program Features

2.  The program has the following convenient features:

       • A fulltime/part-time evening schedule

       • A rolling admission that allows students to start their
         studies in any semester

       • A 12-credit transfer allowance from other graduate

       • An opportunity to register for as many as 6 credits
         before matriculation

       • Flexibility in the choice of electives

       • Faculty that include academics and practitioners

Related Links:
  Students' Research
  Course Schedules
  What Our Graduates Do
  Program Newsletter
  Central MA Nonprofits Survey 2009

Contact Us:

Shiko [Anne] Gathuo, Ph.D.
Program Coordinator
Tel: 508-929-8892


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Phone: 508-929-8000