Nonprofit Management and Leadership

Take the opportunity to acquire the management skills needed to effectively lead a nonprofit organization. From recruiting volunteers to raising funds from supporters, this specialization addresses the challenges that face nonprofits. Get a broad overview of the nonprofit sector, including legal and regulatory issues affecting the field. Explore strategies to recruit and retain volunteers and study managerial skills such as budgeting and finance.

Completion Requirements

  • 63 total quarter credits
    • Foundation course (3 cr.)
    • Core courses (40 cr.)
    • Specialization courses (15 cr.)
    • Capstone course (5 cr.)

This sequence represents the minimum time to completion. Time to completion will vary by student, depending on individual progress and credits transferred, if applicable. For a personalized estimate of your time to completion, call an enrollment advisor at 855-646-5286.

Courses

Quarter Course Code Course Credits
Quarter 1 Course Code MMPP 6117 Course Foundations for Graduate Study Credits (3 cr.)
Quarter 1 Course Code MMPP 6405 Course Ethics and Social Justice Credits (5 cr.)
Quarter 2 Course Code MMPP 6111 Course Leadership and Organizational Change Credits (5 cr.)
Quarter 2 Course Code MMPP 6112 Course Governance and Public Policy Credits (5 cr.)
Quarter 3 Course Code MMPP 6280 Course Policy and Politics in American Political Institutions Credits (5 cr.)
Quarter 3 Course Code MMPP 6281 Course Program Evaluation Credits (5 cr.)
Quarter 4 Course Code MMPP 6282 Course Public Policy and Finance Credits (5 cr.)
Quarter 4 Course Code MMPP 6480 Course Applied Research and Evaluation Methods Credits (5 cr.)
Quarter 5 Course Code MMPP 6465 Course Strategic Planning: Collaboration, Cooperation, and Coordination Credits (5 cr.)
Quarter 5 Course Code MMPP 6850 Course Introduction to the Nonprofit Sector Credits (5 cr.)
Quarter 6 Course Code MMPP 6851 Course Board Governance and Volunteer Management Credits (5 cr.)
Quarter 6 Course Code MMPP 6852 Course Resource Development Credits (5 cr.)
Quarter 7 Course Code MMPP 6910 Course Capstone Seminar Credits (5 cr.)
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