Master of Arts in Applied Sociology – Nonprofit Leadership

This is a twelve month 36 credit hour degree in an accelerated format. Within this we also have a 15 credit hour Certificate of Nonprofit Leadership. The structured curriculum is comprised of 36 hours. All of the courses listed are required.

Term I
(SOC 6003) Sociological Foundations of Nonprofits
(SOC 6013) Sociology of Leadership I

Term II
(SOC 6113) Sociology of Leadership II
(SOC 6213) Resource Mobilization and Development

Term III
(SOC 6313) Law and Nonprofit Organizations
(SOC 6413) Nonprofit Financial Oversight

Term IV
(SOC 6513) Strategic Planning and Program Development for Nonprofits
(SOC 6613) Research Data in Nonprofits

Term V
(SOC 6713) Nonprofit Program Evaluation
(SOC 6813) Advocacy for Social Change

Term VI
(SOC 6913) Marketing for Nonprofits
(SOC 6993) Professional Project

Requirements & Admission

Requirements for admission to the M. A. in Applied Sociology in Nonprofit Leadership and for the Certificate in Nonprofit Leadership: Students who apply to both of these areas will be expected to possess a 3.0 or above GPA in their undergraduate studies, submit letters from academic sources or from supervisors in the nonprofit field, and complete a brief essay on their rationale for pursuing the proposed degree.