Master of Nonprofit Management program (MNM) 

About the Master of Nonprofit Management

The fully online 39 credit hour MNM is geared towards students interested in nonprofit careers. The MNM will provide students with the theoretical and practical knowledge necessary to lead and transform organizations and address complex social issues. Graduates will leave the program with the distinct set of skills needed for successful practice and leadership in the nonprofit sector.

Program Mission

Preparing and empowering nonprofit leaders with the theoretical and practical knowledge to transform organizations and address complex social problems.


NACC Member LogoOur program is a member of the Nonprofit Academic Centers Council, which is the international membership association comprised of academic centers or programs at accredited colleges and universities that focus on the study of nonprofit/nongovernmental organizations, voluntary action, and/or philanthropy.

We Know Memphis

Our program is tightly linked in with the Memphis community. Memphis is our laboratory for learning and doing. We connect our students to a large network of nonprofit and community partners through classes, internships, and special projects.

A Flexible Program Built for All Career Stages

  • Our graduate student population has a mix of people at various career stages, from students fresh out of undergraduate programs to seasoned professionals and executives with many years of experience.
  • The MNM is a fully online program, which allows for greater flexibility than a traditional classroom-based program – perfect for working professionals.


Contact Information
To know more about the Master of Nonprofit Management, please contact:

Dr. Erin Nelson
University of Memphis
237 Browning Hall
Memphis, TN 38152
(901) 678-5527