LONGMEADOW — Bay Path University’s master of science (MS) program in Nonprofit Management and Philanthropy has been named to the top 10 in the nation, as ranked by thebestschools.org.
The university’s program has been recognized among the top online graduate nonprofit-management programs annually since 2014. This year, Bay Path ranked 10th on the list as one of just two New England colleges to make the cut. The program has also been rated as one of the top-10 most affordable online master’s degree programs in nonprofit management in the U.S., according to affordablecolleges.com.
“We are proud to be recognized among the leading national programs for nonprofit management — an honor that affirms feedback we’ve received from our students year after year praising its flexible, online format and personalized instruction,” said Sylvia de Haas-Phillips, the program’s director and assistant professor. “Our MS in Nonprofit Management and Philanthropy is focused on developing emerging leaders in the field. An approach that takes theory to practice, coupled with applied learning opportunities, continues to result in nonprofit professionals prepared for the challenges and opportunities present in today’s nonprofit sector.”
According to thebestschools.org, graduate-degree programs in nonprofit management were selected for the ranking based on academic excellence, types of courses offered, faculty strength, rankings, awards, and reputation, including the college’s reputation for effectively providing online degree programs.
The MS in Nonprofit Management and Philanthropy at Bay Path University, open to men and women, is offered completely online or on campus, either full-time or part-time.