Master of Nonprofit Management – How to Apply

Master of Noprofit Management

If you are considering applying to FAU, we recommend reading through each of the steps, and the detailed explanation of each step before starting with the application process.

Applying for the Master of Nonprofit Management degree consists of 6 simple steps:

  1. Complete the Application

    You can submit your application online. Note: All materials in the next few steps must be submitted together with your application.

  2. Send Your Transcripts

    Request that an official transcripts from the Registrar of each college or university you have attended (except FAU) be sent directly to the Graduate College at FAU. If FAU was your last school attended and you were a degree-seeking student, it is likely that your transcripts are on record.You will be notified if they are not. For information on transcripts for international students, please contact the Graduate Admissions office at 561-297-3624 or 1-800-299-4FAU.

  3. Submit Test Results

    An international applicant is required to achieve a minimum score of 550 (CBT-213) on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL).


  4. Submit Supplemental Materials

    Applicants should submit the following supplemental materials to the College for Design and Social Inquiry advising office (Brandon Johnson, 1) Two letters of recommendation preferably from full-time, tenured or tenure-track faculty; 2) Current professional resume; 3) An essay about their personal background, career aspirations in the nonprofit sector, and the reason(s) for pursuing graduate study in nonprofit management. The essay should demonstrate graduate-level writing competency and should be written by the applicant and should be 750-1000 words; and 4) Graduate Record Examination (GRE) scores (if necessary).

  5. Enclose Application Fee

    The application fee of $30 must be in U.S. currency. Fee can be paid by credit card, check, or money order. Check or money order should be made payable to Florida Atlantic University and must be drawn on a U.S. bank; U.S. postal money orders, international money orders or U.S. traveler’s checks are acceptable.

  6. Stay In Touch With Us

Place all documents together in one envelope and return to:

  • Florida Atlantic University, Graduate Admissions, SU 80, RM. 101
    777 Glades Road
    P.O. Box 3091
    Boca Raton, FL 33431-0991Staying in contact with the Admissions Office will help us serve your needs throughout the application and enrollment process.
  • or call us:
  • Main telephone number: (561) 297-3040
  • Fax number: (561) 297-2758

For any questions regarding the Master of Nonprofit Management degree program, please contact Dr. Robin Larson (Program Coordinator,

For questions about advising, please contact the College Advising Center at 561-297-2316.