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The Master of Science in Nonprofit Leadership requires a minimum of 33 credit hours for graduation. The program requires all of the classes listed below, with the possible exception of NPL 605, which may be waived, at the Director’s discretion, for those who have at least five years in the nonprofit sector in a senior leadership position. The decision to waive this class will be determined at the time of admission based on the required documents submitted with the application. If you are waived out of this first class, you must take another graduate level class, approved by the Program Director.

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Graduation Requirements
Successful completion of all required courses within a seven-year period is required for graduation. Additionally and importantly, all students must have a cumulative minimum grade point average of 3.0 to graduate.

Course Number

Course Title

NPL/MGT 605:

Nonprofit Management

NPL 610:

Nonprofit Governance and Leadership

NPL 615:

Nonprofit Financial Management

NPL 620:

Fund Development for Nonprofits

NPL 625:

Strategic Planning for Nonprofit Leaders

NPL 630:

Law and Ethics in the Nonprofit Sector

NPL 635:

Program Evaluation for Nonprofit Leaders

NPL 640/MBA 810:

Self-Assessment for Leadership

NPL 645:

Marketing for Nonprofits

NPL 650:

Issues and Trends in the Nonprofit Sector

NPL 700:

Capstone Project (Independent Study)







Laura Otten, Ph.D.

Laura Otten, Ph.D.

Master of Science in Nonprofit Leadership
1900 West Olney Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19141 USA
Phone: 215.991.2442

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