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Graduate Programs


Goodwin College of Professional Studies at Drexel University offers graduate programs for professionals that prepare them for the demands of leadership by focusing on essential skills such as ethics, communication, teamwork, creativity and innovation. With online and part-time flexibility, you can utilize our renowned industry knowledge and networks while continuing to advance or change your career. Our multidisciplinary curriculum allows you to research and further your knowledge and technical skills in your area of expertise and beyond – helping you to become a well-rounded leader who is prepared for the future of work.

Whether you are interested in nonprofit management, professional studies or upskilling for career advancement, Goodwin College can offer you the educational path to help you produce meaningful results for your organization.

Take the next step in your professional life with a:

  • Master of Science in Nonprofit Management: Public, Professional & Social Sectors — By exploring the governance, communication, fund development, stewardship, marketing and innovation of nonprofit organizations, you gain the essential tools to effectively carry out and lead a nonprofit’s mission.
  • Master of Science in Professional Studies — Customize your degree to meet your needs through an interdisciplinary blend of quantitative and qualitative courses. You gain highly valued skills such as writing, strategic planning, persuasion, ethics, intercultural consciousness, critical thinking, and self-awareness to collaborate, negotiate and lead effectively in today’s workplace.
  • Graduate Minors — Enhance your Drexel University graduate degree with one of our two graduate minor programs: Professional Studies or Nonprofit Management.

Student Profiles

Nonprofit management student Alison Houghton smiling near a brick wall

Alison Houghton

MS in Nonprofit Management student

Explore how Alison applies her studies in nonprofit management directly to her work every day — and how online learning transformed her career. 

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MS in project management student Lisa Williams

Lisa Williams

MS in Project Management Student

Learn how Lisa takes being a graduate student and working parent to new heights as a service member of the VA Air National Guard.

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Nora Kzirian

MS Professional Studies '17

Throughout her studies and beyond, Nora applied her online Drexel education to her role in corporate communication and learning with Comcast.

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