The following is a course plan for completing the Master’s program in two full years taking courses as they are currently offered. This plan assumes that the student needs no prerequisites and that the student is taking two courses per semester and two during the summer. Typically courses are offered once a year within a particular semester.┬áCourses offerings may change based on instructor availability or other factors, so you must check Banner to make sure that the course you want is offered when you intend to take it.

Required Courses:

Fall 1st Year
NP 501 – Overview of Nonprofit Administration
NP 530 – Professional Communications for Nonprofit Administrators

Spring 1st Year
MN 550N – Leadership & Managerial Skills*
MN 591N – Ethics and Business Environmental Issues: Section on Nonprofits

Fall 2nd Year
NP 520 – Advocacy for Nonprofit Organizations
EC 501 – Economics of the Nonprofit Sector

Spring 2nd Year
AC 572 – Accounting for Nonprofit Organizations

Summer B 2nd Year
NP 595 – Integrative Capstone Project

Elective Courses:
Internships (NP 510) and Independent Study (NP 580) are offered every term.

Fall Elective Courses:
NP 550 – Policy Analysis for Nonprofits
MN 588 – Strategic Human Resource Management

Spring Elective Courses:
NP 541 – Advanced Fundraising for Nonprofit Administrators
NP 570 – Strategy and Planning for Nonprofit Administrators
MK 521 – Principles of Marketing

Summer A Elective Courses:
NP 540 – Grant Writing & Fund Raising for Nonprofits
NP 555 – Cultural Diversity Training
MN 589 – Contemporary Issues in Human Resource Management

Summer B Elective Courses:
NP 560 – Quantitative and Qualitative Analysis for Nonprofit Administrators

*Must have completed the Organizational Behavior/Social Psychology Prerequisite to take this course.

Sample course plans for the 5th Year Program page are here.