Non-Profit Administration (NPAD)

NPAD 166 - Introduction to Public Service. 3 Credits.

Offered every autumn and spring (rotates online and in person). This course acquaints students with the structure, issues and "themes" of public service and stimulates our thinking about how leaders respond (or fail to respond) to public needs.

NPAD 191 - Special Topics. 1-6 Credits.

(R-9) Offered autumn and spring. Prereq., consent of instr. Experimental offerings of visiting professors, experimental offerings of new courses, or one-time offerings of current topics.

NPAD 192 - Independent Study. 1-6 Credits.

(R-6) Offered intermittently. Course material appropriate to the needs and objectives of the individual student.

NPAD 267 - Leadership and Nonprofits. 3 Credits.

Offered online and in person, every semester.

NPAD 392 - Independent Study. 1-6 Credits.

(R-6) Offered intermittently. Course material appropriate to the needs and objectives of the individual student.

NPAD 398 - Internship. 3-6 Credits.

Offered autumn and spring. Prereq., consent of instructor. Extended classroom experience which provides practical application of classroom learning during placements off campus. Prior approval must be obtained from the faculty supervisor and the Internship Services office. A maximum of 6 credits of Internship (198, 298, 398, 498) may count toward graduation.

NPAD 466 - Practical Applications in Nonprofit Administration. 3 Credits.

Offered autumn. Prereq., junior standing or consent of instr. Introduction nonprofit management and public service and the complexity of the role of nonprofit organizations in society.

NPAD 467 - Advanced Nonprofit Administration. 3 Credits.

Offered spring. Prereq., PSCI 466 or NPAD 466 and junior standing or consent of instr. In-depth exploration of special advanced issues related to nonprofit management, including fundraising, budgeting, and program planning.

NPAD 492 - Independent Study. 1-6 Credits.

(R-6) Offered intermittently. Course material appropriate to the needs and objectives of the individual student.

NPAD 498 - Internship. 3-6 Credits.

Offered autumn and spring. Prereq., consent of instructor. Extended classroom experience which provides practical application of classroom learning during placements off campus. Prior approval must be obtained from the faculty supervisor and the Internship Services office. A maximum of 6 credits of Internship (198, 298, 398, 498) may count toward graduation.

NPAD 501 - Nonprofit Human Resource Management. 2 Credits.

On-line course offered every year. Addresses human resource needs specific to nonprofits, including payroll, employment law, and other legal issues. Level: Graduate

NPAD 502 - Nonprofit Volunteer Management. 2 Credits.

On-line course offered every year. Addresses the process of recruiting and retaining volunteers at a nonprofit organization, including case studies and hands-on projects. Level: Graduate

NPAD 503 - Nonprofit Program Planning & Evalaluation. 2 Credits.

On-line course offered every year. Explores program planning for nonprofits from top-to-bottom, including needs assessment and evaluation. Level: Graduate

NPAD 505 - Nonprofit Advocacy. 2 Credits.

On-line course offered every year. Explores and reviews the role of nonprofit organizations in advocacy. Level: Graduate

NPAD 506 - Nonprofit Board Management. 2 Credits.

Online course offered every year. Explores policymaking and fundraising roles and responsibilities of the board; strategies for board recruitment, orientation, and evaluation; and executive director/board relationships. Level: Graduate

NPAD 510 - Nonprofit Strategic Planning. 2 Credits.

Online course offered every year. This course explores the importance of visionary leadership and strategic planning to the success of nonprofit agencies. Level: Graduate

NPAD 511 - Nonprofit Grant Writing. 2 Credits.

Online course offered every year. Students learn how to write the essential parts of a grant proposal and how to search for appropriate funding sources. Level: Graduate

NPAD 512 - Nonprofit Fundraising. 2 Credits.

Online course offered every year. The course covers all major aspects of a fundraising plan including: annual fund, major gifts, capital campaigns, planned giving, grants and special events. The course will also give students the foundation and tools needed to implement these plans into action. Level: Graduate

NPAD 513 - Nonprofit Financial Management. 2 Credits.

Online course offered every year. This course explores special issues related to nonprofit financials including accounting basics, budgeting, financial statement ratios, management controls and nonprofit income tax reporting processes. Level: Graduate