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Online Bachelor of Science in Nonprofit Management

Become an effective leader and learn to navigate the social, political, economic, and philanthropic aspects of running a nonprofit organization in Point University’s unique, 100% online Bachelor of Science in Nonprofit Management. Develop the skills you need to launch a rewarding career – on your schedule.

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If you’re looking to pursue your passion for business while also serving others, a degree in nonprofit management will set you on the right path. Careers in the nonprofit sector are growing much faster than the average for all occupations - for example, the demand for Social and Community Service Managers is expected to grow 18% by 2026, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics - and Point University’s online Bachelor of Science in Nonprofit Management will equip you with the skills you need to hit the ground running in this rewarding field.

Designed to fit into both your budget and your busy schedule, Point's nonprofit management bachelor’s degree is offered at an affordable tuition rate and in a convenient 100% online format. This 120-credit program focuses on ethical, Christ-centered stewardship and provides a broad foundation in leading trends in the field. Upon graduation, you’ll be prepared to tackle the most pressing issues facing nonprofit leaders and to drive an organization you believe in to success.

1. Effectively manage people, time, and resources to promote overall organizational well-being, as well as to minimize cost and risk.

2. Demonstrate an understanding of fundamental business principles, including accounting, finance, and management.

3. Develop expertise in business functions specific to the nonprofit sector, such as grant writing, fundraising, public policy, and volunteer management.


The online Bachelor of Science in Nonprofit Management program’s curriculum equips students to apply sound business knowledge in critical areas like accounting, finance, human resources, and management to the specific organizational needs of a nonprofit. In addition to general business principles, the program’s rigorous curriculum equips students with foundational knowledge in volunteer management, grant writing, program evaluation, public participation initiatives, and fundraising. Listed below are some of the courses offered:

  • Financial Accounting
  • Business Statistics
  • Nonprofit Management & Leadership
  • Human Resource Management
  • Program Evaluation for Nonprofit Organizations

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Program Length

As a completely asynchronous program, the online Bachelor of Science in Nonprofit Management program at Point University allows students to structure their own study schedule. While there are weekly deadlines associated with the online nonprofit management program, there are no required meeting times, so students are able to complete their work at their convenience. For this reason, the program length differs depending on how many credits students choose to take per term. On average, full-time students - taking two courses per eight-week session - can complete the 120 credit hour program in fewer than four years.

Program Cost

All students enrolled in the online nonprofit management bachelor's program at Point University pay the same tuition rate, regardless of the state where the student resides. Already one of the most affordable choices among private colleges, Point University offers online students almost 40% off regular on-campus tuition.

Rate: $410 per credit hour*

To view a complete breakdown of tuition and fees, visit our Tuition & Fees: Online Students page.

*Tuition rate effective through summer semester 2020.

Career Opportunities

Point’s online bachelor’s in nonprofit management program prepares graduates to assume a variety of positions in nonprofit organizations, faith-based institutions, government and non-governmental organizations, and corporate entities. Potential careers include:

  • Program Director
  • Grants Manager
  • Fundraising Manager
  • Social and Community Service Manager
  • Marketing/PR Manager

For additional career advancement, graduates of the nonprofit management bachelor’s program are also prepared to pursue graduate degrees in business, such as the Master of Management, MBA in Business Transformation, MBA in Strategic Management & Leadership, Master of Public Administration, or MS in Human Resource Management.


Point University offers the bachelor’s degree in nonprofit management in a fully-online format. Online students engage in asynchronous learning through a course website that facilitates interaction with their instructor and classmates.



This degree is 100% online. Take classes anytime – from anywhere in the world.



Up to 80 credit hours can be transferred into this program from an accredited institution, shortening your degree time by half or more.


Your faith will be strengthened with courses taught from a Christian worldview.


As an online student, you’ll receive the same quality education from respected professors as our on-campus students.



Our online student support services promote development tailored to fit your personal and professional goals.


Our 18-to-1 student to professor ratio provides a small class size where you’re not just a student – you’re family.

At Point University, you’ll develop critical-thinking and problem-solving skills, all while learning to be an effective leader. Get started today to discover your place in the Point family!

Point University provides a wonderful learning environment where you can grow both academically and spiritually. The professors encourage and support you and want you to succeed. The online classes are really convenient as you can set your own weekly schedule to fit the needs of your lifestyle.

– Laura Doering, online student