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Goodwin College of Professional Studies

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The Goodwin College of Professional Studies provides students with the highly valued interpersonal skills needed to collaborate, negotiate, and lead effectively in today’s workplace, whether in the nonprofit sector or any professional setting.

Our programs aim to equip students with the following demonstrable skills:

  • Communication – enhancing oral, written, and non-verbal communication skills to prepare students to easily collaborate with and lead others in the workplace
  • Leadership – providing students with the necessary tools to lead people, organizations, and/or nonprofits by thinking and acting strategically to achieve results, including, but not limited to campaign management
  • Data Management – traning students to effectively collect and manage qualitative information in order to make profitable decisions in the workplace
  • Ethics – developing a moral and ethical framework from which organizational decisions can be made

Our professors are career professionals bringing real-world workplace situations to our virtual classrooms, better preparing students to apply their learned skills in the following industries: nonprofits, communications, human resources, finance, insurance, marketing, utilities, pharmaceuticals, among many others.

Regardless of career path, a master's degree in Professional Studies will benefit anyone looking to further their workplace competencies and apply their knowledge across multiple industries with continued possibilites to climb the corporate ladder. And our Nonprofit Management: Public, Professional, & Social Sectors master's degree is perfect for those who desire to establish their career in the nonprofit sector, corporate professionals looking to transision into the nonprofit sector, and nonprofit professionals looking to advance their career. 

Program Degree Offered Location
Nonprofit Management: Public, Professional, & Social Sectors MS Online
Professional Studies MS Online