Self Designed

With the Self-Designed specialization, you can create your own learning experience and focus on nonprofit management and leadership theories, principles, and practices in an area that matches your specific goals and interests. Choose three elective courses to tailor your learning in a variety of subjects including international governmental organizations, global leadership, grant writing, law and public policy, emergency management, sustainable communities, and policy analysis.

  • 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

Each 11-week course is delivered in a prescribed sequence.
Quarter Course Code Course Credits
Quarter 1 Course Code NPMG 6116 Course Foundations for Graduate Study Credits (3 cr.)
Quarter 1 Course Code NPMG 6200 Course Introduction to the Nonprofit Sector Credits (5 cr.)
Quarter 2 Course Code NPMG 6405 Course Ethics and Social Justice Credits (5 cr.)
Quarter 2 Course Code NPMG 6420 Course Organizational Management and Leadership Credits (5 cr.)
Quarter 3 Course Code NPMG 6435 Course Human Resource Management: Building a Capable Workforce Credits (5 cr.)
Quarter 3 Course Code NPMG 6451 Course Board Governance and Volunteer Management Credits (5 cr.)
Quarter 4 Course Code NPMG 6465 Course Strategic Planning: Collaboration, Cooperation, and Coordination Credits (5 cr.)
Quarter 4 Course Code NPMG 6480 Course Applied Research and Evaluation Methods Credits (5 cr.)
Quarter 5 Course Code NPMG 6461 Course Resource Development Credits (5 cr.)
Quarter 5 Course Code Course - Elective - Credits (5 cr.)
Quarter 6 Course Code Course - Elective - Credits (5 cr.)
Quarter 6 Course Code Course - Elective - Credits (5 cr.)
Quarter 7 Course Code NPMG 6910 Course MS in Nonprofit Management and Leadership Capstone Credits (5 cr.)
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