Mendoza School of Business

Notre Dame Master of Nonprofit Administration

Ready to learn more? Tell us about yourself:


Give us one year and we’ll give you the tools to change the world for the better.

Are you a recent college graduate with a servant heart and want the business skills to change the world? Did you just complete a Peace Corps or Teach for America placement? Most important, are you ready to make a difference in the world?

If you answered “yes” to any of the above questions, our 10-month Master of Nonprofit Administration program is the degree you’ve been looking for. At the end of your 10-months at Notre Dame, you’ll not only receive a degree from a university renowned for advancing the greater good, you will join a legendary alumni network that can help you affect even more change—no matter where your servant heart takes you.

Servant Heart, Business Mind

At Notre Dame, “Servant Heart, Business Mind” reflects our constant mission to provide those serving in the nonprofit industry with the business knowledge and skills vital to leadership. We want to make a difference in your life, so you can take your vision forward and make a difference for others. With a curriculum focused on applying business skills to nonprofit organizations, you’ll soon be on your way to changing the world for the better.

Create Impact – Before You Graduate

With a mission to educate the exemplary leaders serving nonprofit organizations, Notre Dame’s Master of Nonprofit Administration program brings together the world’s most skilled faculty with the nation’s most capable students. Our program culminates with a practicum, combining real-world experience with a credit-earning course through which students help create a strategic nonprofit plan or take a leadership role in a nonprofit project. The result? A cohort of nonprofit trailblazers with the expertise necessary to immediately impact their organizations and surrounding communities.

Experience Notre Dame

There is something special about Notre Dame. When you step on campus, you immediately feel the magic in the air, that there is something special about this place. These are all common refrains from first-time visitors, students and alumni alike. For more than 175 years, Notre Dame has been a place that produced leaders in every walk of life. While at Notre Dame, you will create bonds with your fellow students during Mass at the Basilica, playing Bookstore Basketball, serving through the Center for Social Concern, watching Irish football or lighting a candle at the Grotto – no matter what your interest, there is a Notre Dame campus tradition for you.