Nonprofit Studies

  • Master’s Degree

    MNS Program of Study

    Total: 30 semester hours

    Required

    15 semester hours

    • NPS 501U Understanding the Nonprofit Sector
    • NPS 520U Financial Management and Budget Development
    • NPS 530U Law, Ethics and Governance
    • NPS 540U Resource Development and Promotion
    • NPS 550U Strategic Human Resource Management

    Elective

    12 semester hours. Select 6 hours (2 classes) from each group below.

    Content Specialization

    6 semester hours. Topic for NPS 598U must relate to content specialization as determined by the program chair.

    • NPS 566U Public Policy and Advocacy
    • NPS 571U Social Entrepreneurship
    • NPS 598U Selected Topics

    Systematic Design and Inquiry

    6 semester hours. Topic for NPS 598U must relate to systematic design and inquiry as determined by the program chair.

    • NPS 562U Assessment and Program Evaluation
    • NPS 570U Program Design and Proposal Writing
    • NPS 598U Selected Topics
    • EDUC 680U Content Specialization and Research I

    Integrative Seminar

    3 semester hours

    • NPS 590U Integrative Seminar
  • Graduate Certificate

    GC-NPS Program of Study

    Total: 18 semester hours

    Required

    15 semester hours

    • NPS 501U Understanding the Nonprofit Sector
    • NPS 520U Financial Management and Budget Development
    • NPS 530U Law, Ethics and Governance
    • NPS 540U Resource Development and Promotion
    • NPS 550U Strategic Human Resource Management

    Elective

    3 semester hours. Select 1 additional graduate-level Nonprofit Studies (NPS) course or another graduate-level course with approval from the chair.