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College of Humanities & Social Sciences

Graduate Degree Requirements

The degree requires a minimum of 36 semester hours. All students complete 18 hours of core classes and 12 hours of electives. All students will also participate in an internship project. Students will complete a 6-hour internship which will include capstone assignments.

Minimum Grade Point Average​

Students must maintain a minimum grade point average of 3.0. Grades of C or lower do not count toward graduation, and two course grades of C or lower are cause for dismissal from the program.

Trans​fer

Students may transfer no more than six semester hours of graduate work and must have the approval of the Graduate Coordinator to do so; transferred coursework must be at B level or above.

  Core Classes (18 hours) SCH
​HUM 6302
​Principles of Nonprofit Finance
​3
POLS 6310Leadership in Nonprofit Organizations*3
BUS 6331Strategic Planning in Nonprofit Sector*3
POLS 6311Program Assessment and Evaluation3
POLS 6312Resourcing the Nonprofit Organization3
POLS 6318
Management in the Public & Nonprofit Sector
3
  Elective Courses (12 hours) SCH
​HUM 6301​Principles of Non-Profit Marketing​3
ENG 6312Ethical and Legal Dimensions of Communication3
ENG 6323 Communications and Technology3
ENG  6331Grant Writing for Nonprofit Organizations3
BUS 6333Negotiation and Conflict Resolution3
POLS 6314Leadership Trends / Topics in the Non-Profit Sector3
​POLS 6315​Law and Advocacy in Nonprofit Management ​3
​POLS 6317
Ethicsal Issues in Public Administration
​3
POLS 6313Governance of the Volunteer Board and Organizational Behavior3
ENG 6303Public Relations and Media3
SOS 6310 Volunteers in the Nonprofit Sector 3
  Internship (6 hours) 
POLS 6680Internship 6

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Samantha Coats, student in MA NPM​"Participating in the Masters of Nonprofit Management Program has helped me develop the specific knowledge and leadership skills I needed to better my community through the nonprofit sector. I am excited about how this program has benefited my career and my community!" - Samantha Coats, MA NPM student,
class of 2015

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