Aug 22, 2019  
2019-20 Catalog 
2019-20 Catalog

Community & Organizational Leadership, M.S.

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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.

The degree requires a minimum of 30 credits: 15 credits of core courses and 6 credits of project or thesis are required and the remaining 9 credits of electives are determined by your individual needs and career goals.

Electives, 9 credits

Courses are identified in consultation with your adviser based on your professional needs and interests.

Culminating Experience, 6 credits

Choose one option:

Project, 6 credits

Develop and implement a project designed to accommodate a current community need. Requires 6 credits (COL 791  and COL 792 ). Requires professional presentation of project plan and results.

Thesis, 6 credits

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 6 thesis 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.

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