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Nonprofit Management Concentration

The Career You Want. The Skills You Need.

The Nonprofit Management curriculum was designed by university faculty in consultation with the nonprofit community to provide students with the foundation to become effective leaders of nonprofit and voluntary organizations.

Students in the Nonprofit Management concentration will develop knowledge and skills in three core areas:

  • Nonprofit Management and Leadership;
  • Nonprofits and Governance; and
  • Civil Society and Social Change.

Study Under Distinguished Faculty Experts

Judith Saidel Jennifer Dodge Yvonne Harrison Phillip Morris
Judith Saidel Jennifer Dodge Yvonne Harrison Philip Morris
Jim Fossett David S. T. Matkin Michelle McClave Searing
Jim Fossett David S. T. Matkin Michelle McClave Elizabeth Searing

Specialty Nonprofit Management & Policy Courses

  • Nonprofit Governance (PAD 607)
  • Nonprofits and Public Policy (PAD 612)
  • Issues in Not-For-Profit Management (PAD 613)
  • Nonprofits and Social Transformation (PAD 616)
  • Public Policy Advocacy (PAD 675R)
  • Inequality and Public Policy (PAD/POS 604)
  • Cost management for Government and Nonprofit Organizations (PAD 631)
  • Financial Management for Nonprofits (PAD 640)
  • Fundraising and Development for Nonprofits (PAD 521)
  • Culture and Public Policy, Developing Creative Communities (PAD 685)
  • Global Governance (PAD 583)
  • Organizational Theory and Behavior (PAD 610)
  • Strategic Planning and Management (PAD 615)

Recent Job & Internship Placements in Nonprofit Management

Affiliated Centers

The Center for Women in Government & Civil Society is part of the Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy, University at Albany, State University of New York. Through research, teaching, training, leadership development, networking, and public education, the Center works to: Strengthen women’s public policy leadership; Broaden access of women and youth to policy knowledge, skills, and influence; Advance equity for women in the workplace; Enhance nonprofit management and leadership; Inform policy makers and policy activists on issues related to women, children and families.