Nonprofit Management Education

Murray State University

105A Carr Health Building
102 Curris Center
Murray, KY  42071
Region: South

Contact Information

Peter C. Weber, Ph.D.
Director of Nonprofit Leadership Studies
http://www.murraystate.edu/academics/CollegesDepartments/CollegeOfEducationandHumanServices/coehsacademicunits/CLHS/nonprofitleadershipstudies/index.aspx
pweber@murraystate.edu

Graduate Program

Graduate courses offered Yes
Graduate course titles
  • NLS 600 The Nonprofit Sector and Civil Society
  • NLS 601 Seminar on Nonprofit Organizations
  • NLS 602 Financial Resource Management and Development for Nonprofit Organizations
  • NLS 625 Nonprofit Organization Development, Management, and Leadership
  • NLS 665 Policy, Legal Issues, and Advocacy for Social Change in Nonprofit Organizations
  • NLS 675 Social Entrepreneurship
  • NLS 685 Seminar on Leadership Development
  • NLS 630 NPOs and Community Development: Comprehensive Strategies for Impact
Part of certificate program Yes
Certificate name(s)
  • Certificate: Nonprofit Leadership Studies
Offers 3+ graduate courses in NPO management Yes
Graduate concentration offered Yes
Year concentration established
Concentration name(s)
  • Nonprofit Leadership
Program/department name
  • Department of Community Leadership and Human Services
School/college
  • Other
School/college
  • College of Education and Human Services
Degree name
  • Master of Science in Nonprofit Leadership Studies
Doctoral degree name
Services this program provides to the nonprofit community
  • Internships
  • Practicums
  • Consultant Services
  • Workshops
Mechanisms used to inform nonprofit practitioners of this program's developments
  • Published papers, books
  • Workshops
  • Technical Assistance

Undergraduate Program

Undergraduate courses offered Yes
Undergraduate course titles
  • NLS 100T Transitions
  • NLS 300 Introduction to Philanthropy and the Nonprofit Sector
  • NLS 302 Special Event Management
  • NLS 350 Program Development
  • NLS 352 Human Resource and Volunteer Development
  • NLS 400 Professional Internship
  • NLS 402 Financial Resource Management
  • NLS 410 Technology Skills for Community Organizations
  • NLS 450 Senior Seminar
  • NLS 290 Community Engagement and the Nonprofit Sector
  • NLS 305 Grant-making and Philanthropic Foundations
  • NLS 370 Philanthropy, NGOs and International Development
  • NLS 380 Nonprofit Sector in Comparative Perspective: Study Abroad Experience
  • NLS 430 NPOs and Community Development: Comprehensive Strategies for Impact
  • NLS 465 Policy, Legal Issues, and Advocacy for Social Change in Nonprofit Organizations
  • NLS 475 Social Entrepreneurship
  • NLS 485 Seminar on Leadership Development
  • NLS 351 Leadership, Governance, and Board Development
Part of certificate program No
Offers 3+ undergraduate courses in NPO management Yes
Undergraduate concentration offered Yes
Year concentration established
Concentration name(s)
  • Nonprofit Leadership Studies Minor
Program/department name
  • Department of Community Leadership and Human Services
School/college
  • Other
School/college
  • College of Education and Human Services
Degree name
  • Bachelor of Science / Bachelor of Arts in Leadership Studies, Nonprofit Track
Services this program provides to the nonprofit community
  • Internships
  • Practicums
  • Consultant Services
  • Workshops
  • Other
Mechanisms used to inform nonprofit practitioners of this program's developments
  • Workshops
  • Seminars
  • Technical Assistance

Joint Degree Program

Joint Program Offered No

Noncredit Program

Noncredit courses offered No

Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

Continuing Education Units offered No

Online Program

Online courses offered Yes
Online course titles
  • NLS 350 Program Development in Nonprofit Organizations
  • NLS 351 Leadership and Support Systems in Nonprofit Organizations
  • NLS 465 Legal Issues within Nonprofit Leadership
  • NLS 475 Social Entrepreneurship
  • NLS 600 The Nonprofit Sector and Civil Society
  • NLS 601 Seminar on Nonprofit Organizations
  • NLS 602 Financial Resource Management and Development for Nonprofit Organizations
  • NLS 625 Nonprofit Organization Development, Management, and Leadership
  • NLS 665 Policy, Legal Issues, and Advocacy for Social Change in Nonprofit Organizations
  • NLS 675 Social Entrepreneurship
Program URL
  • murraystate.edu/nls
Part of degree program Yes
Degree name
  • Bachelor of Science in Nonprofit Leadership Studies
  • Master of Science in Nonprofit Leadership Studies
Part of certificate program Yes
Certificate name(s)
  • Certificate: Nonprofit Leadership Studies
Last updated: 21 Jun 2018