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Community and Organizational Leadership, M.S.COL


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This graduate program is administered by the School of Health Promotion and Human Development - Graduate Programs .

 

The MS degree in Community & Organizational Leadership is designed to broaden your abilities in leadership, critical thinking and wellness in individual, family and community settings. Program electives are designed according to your individual needs and career goals.

The degree requires a minimum of 30 credits. The 15 credit core courses are required and the remaining electives are determined by your professional interests and the culminating experience you choose.

Electives, 9-15 credits


Credits are determined based on the discussion between you and your adviser with your professional needs and interests considered in the context of available courses. Your culminating experience influences your elective credit load.

Culminating Experience


Choose one option:

Thesis


For those interested in conducting qualitative or quantitative research. Choose a topic in an area similar to the interests of one of the faculty. Requires at least 30 graduate level credits, including 6 thesis credits. Requires oral research proposal, written thesis and oral final defense. You may repeat enrollment in COL 799  each semester in which you are involved in your thesis, until the 6 credit requirement is completed.

Project


Develop and implement a project designed to accommodate a current community, employment or career need. Requires 30 graduate level credits, including 6 project credits. Requires written description of project proposal and oral defense. You may repeat enrollment in COL 798  each semester in which you are involved in your thesis, until the 6 credit requirement is completed.

Comprehensive Examination


Requires 30 graduate level credits and an examination as the culminating experience. The four-hour exam consists of 3 essay questions from courses in your program of study. Requires a passing score on each exam question.

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