Nonprofit Administration, Master of Arts

Program Requirements

Master of Arts

Candidates for the M.A. are required to successfully complete the 36-hour program as described below and in the terms defined by the Graduate Studies Office of John Carroll University. All courses listed here are three-credit courses.

Required Courses – All courses listed must be taken (24 hours).

AC 572ACCTNG & TAXES ISSUES NON PROF

3

EC 501ECONOMICS FOR NONPROFITS

3

MHR 591BUS ETHICS & SOCIAL RESPNSBLTY

3

NP 501OVERVIEW OF NONPROFIT ADMIN

3

NP 515LEADERSHIP & MANAGERIAL SKILLS

3

NP 540GRANT WRTG&FUNDRAIS NONPROFITS

3

NP 575BOARD AND EXECUTIVE LEADERSHIP

3

NP 595INTEGRATIVE CAPSTONE PROJECT

3

Elective Courses – Students select four courses (12 hours) from the following:

MK 521PRINCIPLES OF MARKETING

3

 

MHR 588STRATEGIC HUMAN RESOURCE MGMT

3

or

MHR 589

 

NP 504SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP

3

NP 510INTERNSHIP NONPROFIT ADMIN

3

NP 520ADVOCACY & NONPROFIT ADMIN

3

NP 530PROF COMMUN NONPROFIT ADMIN

3

NP 541ADVNCD FNDRSNG FOR NONPRFT ADM

3

NP 550POLICY ANALYSIS NONPROFITS

3

NP 555CULTURAL DIVERSITY TRAINING

3

NP 560QUANT&QUAL ANALYS NONPROF ADMN

3

NP 570DECISION TOOLS-STRATEGIC PLAN

3

NP 580INDEPENDENT STUDY

1 to 3

*A research methodology course is a requirement of the program. For students who did not complete a research methods course prior to enrolling, NP 560 (Quantitative and Qualitative Analysis) meets the research methodology requirements and will count as a program elective. If a research methods class was completed prior to entering the program, students may choose to take NP 560 as an elective.