Our program will prepare existing or aspiring nonprofit practitioners to use leadership and management tools to create high-performing nonprofit organizations. Students will enroll in the fall of each year. Limited spring enrollment is also available. Contact the Program Director for details.
May 17, 2017, 6 p.m.
Schewel Hall, Room 231
May 8, 2017, 5:30 p.m.
Dr. Jimmy Roux, Director
Our 30-credit hour program features:
- Curriculum focused on applied learning – transfer of knowledge from theory to practice
- Executive format:
- two courses per semester will be offered on-campus for four designated weekends per semester (fall and spring for two years)
- weekend format will include Fridays 1-9 p.m. and Saturdays 8 a.m.-4 p.m. for fall and spring semesters
- one summer course will be taught each year – meeting for three designated weekends on Fridays 5-9 p.m. and Saturdays 8 a.m.-3 p.m.
- online courses are offered for students who want to complete the program in as little as one year
- Study of innovative management models, strategies and tools
- Service learning component with locally-based nonprofits and foundations
The MA candidate will be able to:
- Demonstrate knowledge in theories of leadership and management
- Apply innovative practices to improve efficiency and effectiveness in nonprofits
- Design, implement and evaluate policies and practice
Positions in nonprofit leadership can include:
- Executive Director
- Program Coordinator
- Program Manager
- Director of Development