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M.A. in Nonprofit Management Degree Requirements

Graduate Degree Requirements

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.

Trans​ferring Coursework

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).

Degree Plan

 Course 18 Core Hours (6 courses) SCH
​HUM 6302 / SOS 6311
​Principles of Nonprofit Finance
​3
POLS 6310Leadership in Nonprofit Organizations3
POLS 6331
Strategic Planning in Nonprofit Sector3
POLS 6311Program Assessment and Evaluation3
POLS 6312Resourcing the Nonprofit Organization3
POLS 6318
Management in the Public & Nonprofit Sector
3
  12 Elective Hours (4 courses) SCH
​HUM 6301​Principles of Non-Profit Marketing​3
​POLS 6306
​Government Lobbying and Advocacy
​3
TCOM 6312
Ethical and Legal Dimensions of Communication3
​POLS 6319
​Law and Legal Considerations for Nonprofit Organizations
​3
TCOM 6323
Communications and Technology3
SOS  6331
Grant Writing for Nonprofit Organizations3
POLS 6314Leadership Trends / Topics in the Non-Profit Sector3
​POLS 6317
Ethical Issues in Public Administration
​3
POLS 6313
Governance of the Volunteer Board and Organizational Behavior3
TCOM 6303Public Relations and Media3
SOS 6310 Volunteers in the Nonprofit Sector 3
​​POLS 6395
​Special Project in Nonprofit Management
​3
​POLS 6390
​Weekend Workshop "Special Topics in Nonprofit Management"
​1
​  Internship (6 hours) SCH
POLS 6680Internship 6

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