Master of Arts

The Nonprofit Concentration provides further study for the nonprofit leader who wants to increase their knowledge and skill of nonprofit management and leadership.  Students will be able to apply principles that lead toward sustainability and success in private and public nonprofit organizations.            

Concentration Objective

Apply the leadership and management principles to analyze operations and provide recommendations that would lead a nonprofit toward greater effectiveness in serving the broader community. 

Nonprofit Concentration

COM5130 Nonprofit Communications and Public Relations 3 credits 6 weeks

Effective communication is essential to internal and external success in nonprofit organizations.  This course concentrates on principles of communication influencing internal and external constituents.

ENG5120 Grant Writing 3 credits 6 weeks

Students will learn the basic fundamentals of grant writing.  The course focuses on understanding the process of writing effective grants to private and public granting organizations.

MGT6110 Program Planning and Evaluation for Nonprofits 3 credits 6 weeks

This course exposes students to program development methods that build on purpose and vision statements of organizations.  Specific focus is to provide strategies to developing and evaluating life-changing programs.