Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) Concentration in Non-Profit Management

Program Overview

The objective of the Master of Business Administration (MBA) program with a concentration in Non-Profit Management at Albizu University, Miami campus, is to provide you with a best-in-class, high-quality, practice-oriented educational experience. Our MBA program is designed to provide you with the following:

  • A rigorous business curriculum delivered to you by outstanding, qualified experts in a creative, intellectually challenging environment
  • The ability and know-how to meet the business challenges of rapid technological change, a knowledge-based economy, globalization, and the ethical demands of a free society

Program Highlights

The MBA program at AU is offered in a nontraditional "fast-track" delivery format in the  Non-Profit Management concentration. Our “fast-track” MBA students complete one cluster of three courses per academic session. The format is uniquely designed so that you attend classes once a week and complete one intensive course at a time. This permits you to receive in-depth training in one subject area before moving on to the next.

AU’s MBA program provides a convenient schedule of evening and weekend classes that will allow you to earn your degree from a regionally accredited university without overlooking the demands of your career and busy family life.

Our curriculum is designed to transform you by expanding your ideas, knowledge, and capabilities. Case discussions, lecture series, and in-class teamwork provide you with the practical skills needed for today’s work environment and with the theoretical knowledge that will empower you to lead organizations in today’s multicultural and global environment.

Most importantly, you will have an opportunity to expand your horizons by learning the following key curriculum objectives:

Perspectives: You will have an opportunity to complete courses such as Ethics in Management and Strategic Leadership in order to give you the broad context of managerial issues.

Foundations: You will be provided with groundwork, such as how to use accounting to understand the performance of a company or how to build models and use economic theory to project future outcomes.

Personal Leadership: You will develop self-awareness of your strengths, weaknesses, and identity, coupled with an understanding of the factors influencing leadership styles and how to best apply them.

Innovative Thinking: You will have the ability to think creatively and to develop new solutions to old problems.

Concentration Outline

The Non-Profit Management concentration is designed to develop your managerial skills for positions requiring both business acumen and a strong commitment to mission-driven service. The Non-Profit Management concentration prepares you for leadership in the nonprofit sector as a reflective practitioner, integrating theory and a commitment to social values. You will also gain a comprehensive perspective on all facets of managing non-profit institutions, including governance, fundraising, human resources, legal issues, and advocacy. In addition to the core curriculum required of all AU MBA students, the specific courses required for the Non-Profit Management concentration are: Institutional Advancement (BUSS648), Non-Profit Management and Governance (MGMT650),  and Public and Non-Profit Budgeting (FINA643).

Career Opportunities

According to a 2011 study conducted by U.S. News & World Report, an average of 78.8% of all MBA graduates were hired within three months of graduation. Many MBA graduates go on to earn six-figure salaries. To learn more about average earnings for a specific type of MBA career, click this Salary Wizard. Following is a list of career opportunities that may be available to you upon completing your MBA degree program at AU:

  • Accountant
  • Business manager
  • CEO
  • CIO
  • Credit analyst
  • Corporate communications manager
  • Corporate/executive recruiter

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