MBA with a Specialization in Nonprofit / Corporate Social Responsibility / Ethics

The MBA nonprofit management program is designed for students to meet their professional goals and develop careers that are rewarding, challenging, as well as enhancing their ability to earn executive level compensation. A growing number of business students are looking to create change by working in nonprofits, non-governmental organizations, and social enterprises. The nonprofit MBA program can help students apply core business principles (like strategy, finance, and marketing) to these organizations, so they can effectively drive social impact. The Nonprofit MBA’s core focus is based on a understanding in the theories and practice of business management while emphasizing the specific needs of the nonprofit organization sector.

An increasing number of business schools offer a specialization in nonprofit/social responsibility/ethics these days, and the below ranking for this specialization lists the best nonprofit MBA programs right now.

Best MBA Programs in Nonprofit: USNews 2019 Rankings

  1. Yale University
  2. Harvard University
  3. University of California–Berkeley (Haas)
  4. Stanford University
  5. University of Michigan–Ann Arbor (Ross)
  6. Duke University (Fuqua)
  7. University of Notre Dame (Mendoza)
  8. Columbia University
  9. Georgetown University (McDonough)
  10. Northwestern University (Kellogg)
  11. University of Southern California (Marshall)

Best MBA Programs in Corporate Social Responsibility/Ethics: Financial Times 2019 Rankings

  1. University of Notre Dame: Mendoza
  2. University of California at Berkeley: Haas
  3. Incae Business School
  4. ESMT Berlin
  5. Yale School of Management
  6. Melbourne Business School
  7. Lancaster University Management School
  8. University of Edinburgh Business School
  9. University of Oxford: Saïd
  10. University of Michigan: Ross