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Nonprofit Studies Programs of Study
Master's Degree

Master of Nonprofit Studies

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 598U Selected Topics
EDUC 680U Content Specialization and Research I


Integrative Seminar

3 semester hours

NPS 590U Integrative Seminar
Graduate Certificate

Graduate Certificate in Nonprofit Studies

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.

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