Transform the world

Inspire and effect change that results in lasting impact on your organization, your community, and the world through the Master in Nonprofit Leadership (MNPL) and our Graduate Certificate in Fundraising Leadership.

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The MNPL program helped me build a network in a city that was new to me, increased my confidence… and continues to offer guidance and support.

Liz Flores-Marcus, MNPL '16

Master of Nonprofit Leadership

One of the first graduate degrees in the country developed specifically for those who lead, or aspire to lead, nonprofit organizations.

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Graduate Certificate in Fundraising Leadership

Emphasis on reflective practice, leadership, and promoting social justice provides the essential difference between a good fundraiser – and a great one.  

  • CFRE approved
  • Specialized curriculum, the first of its kind in Washington, designed to meet growing demand for effective fundraisers
  • Strong theoretical grounding and fundamentals
  • Online/on-campus, with campus classes on three Saturdays each quarter
  • 15 credits
  • Can be completed within 9 months

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Office location

  • Jefferson Building 401, 4th Floor, E Jefferson St & 14th Ave, Seattle, WA 98122
  • Directions here

Mailing address

  • 901 12th Ave., Seattle, WA 98122
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Meet some of our alumni and learn more about Seattle University's Nonprofit Leadership Program.

Nonprofit Leadership

Events and Information Sessions

Alumni & Students at Work