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Managing Nonprofit Organizations, Pre-Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 6 months
, IL,
The Managing Nonprofit Organizations Pre-Master's Program offered by Roosevelt University,  provides on-campus MBA preparation, MPA preparation, master's in marketing communications preparation, and HRM master's preparation to international students at Roosevelt University in Chicago.

This Pre-Master Offers


The Managing Nonprofit Organizations Pre-Master's Program offered by Roosevelt University, prepares you for your undergraduate and graduate degree with English preparation and academic support. Roosevelt attracts students from around the world who want to study in a global and diverse city. 

Key facts:

  • The high-rise Wabash Building is the centerpiece of our modern campus and is the perfect place to live, study, socialize and relax.
  • Low student-to-faculty ratio allows personalized education and mentoring throughout your studies.
  • Located in the heart of downtown Chicago with an easy access to everything the city has to offer, life at Roosevelt offers an exceptional student experience.

Programme Structure

You will study a combination of English for Academic Purposes classes to advance your English language skills, as well as academic study skills classes, and classes specific to your degree. Your coursework will be determined after your arrival at the International Study Center. Some classes may include:

  • Listening & Speaking
  • Reading & Writing
  • Grammar
  • Critical Thinking
  • U.S. Culture.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 6 months
    • Duration description

      The length of your program will vary depending on your level of English when you arrive.

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

    Schedule TOEFL®
  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.75

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.75 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

  • completed application form
  • proof of English proficiency by one of the following: TOEFL score, IELTS score, Password English test*
  • passport (scan of photo page)
  • copy of current I-20 and visa (if already studying in the US)
  • financial evidence (e.g. copy of bank statement, sponsor's letter - see details on right)

For a complete graduate application, we also require:

  • certified copies of all academic transcripts
  • letters of recommendation by an employer or academic source
  • resume
  • certified copy of school completion certificate

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    13500 USD/semester
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13500 USD per semester and a duration of 6 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
  • 2 semesters: $21,000

Living costs for Chicago

  • 1297 - 2500 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


StudyPortals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.