The degree requires a minimum of 36 semester hours that includes 18 hours of core classes, 12 hours of electives, and an internship experience/project (worth 6 semester hours). Please see the degree plan below for detailed information on the categories and course descriptions.
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. Any single grade of D or lower is cause for dismissal from the program.
The Program Director may approve up to 6 hours of coursework to be transferred into the program from another institution. Students must have earned a grade of B or above in a course to qualify for transfer credit. Fill out the
Transfer credit request form (pdf).
6 Core Classes (18 hours)||
|HUM 6302 / SOS 6311
||Principles of Nonprofit Finance
|POLS 6310||Leadership in Nonprofit Organizations||3|
|BUS 6331||Strategic Planning in Nonprofit Sector||3|
|POLS 6311||Program Assessment and Evaluation||3|
|POLS 6312||Resourcing the Nonprofit Organization||3|
|POLS 6318||Management in the Public & Nonprofit Sector||3|
4 Elective Courses (12 hours)||
|HUM 6301||Principles of Non-Profit Marketing||3|
|POLS 6306||Government Lobbying and Advocacy||3|
|ENG 6312||Ethical and Legal Dimensions of Communication||3|
|POLS 6319||Law and Legal Considerations for Nonprofit Organizations||3|
|ENG 6323|| Communications and Technology||3|
|SOS 6331||Grant Writing for Nonprofit Organizations||3|
|BUS 6333||Negotiation and Conflict Resolution||3|
|POLS 6314||Leadership Trends / Topics in the Non-Profit Sector||3|
|POLS 6317||Ethical Issues in Public Administration||3|
|POLS 6313||Governance of the Volunteer Board and Organizational Behavior||3|
|ENG 6303||Public Relations and Media||3|
|SOS 6310 ||Volunteers in the Nonprofit Sector ||3|
|POLS 6319||Weekend Workshop "Special Topics in Nonprofit Management"
Internship (6 hours)||
|POLS 6680||Internship ||6|
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