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2016-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
2016-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Nonprofit Leadership Studies, B.A.

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Helzberg School of Management

The B.A. with a major in Nonprofit Leadership Studies is a multidisciplinary degree earned from the Helzberg School of Management. The degree requires 128 semester hours, including a combination of courses from Rockhurst’s liberal core, social science, business, and nonprofit leadership. A 300-hour internship with a nonprofit organization also is required.

The Nonprofit Leadership major is designed to prepare students for careers and leadership roles in the nonprofit sector. Through this course of study, students gain competencies necessary to manage information and resources and to lead people, programs, and organizations in an environment driven by the desire to make a difference in their communities, their nation, and their world.

Lower Division Requirements:

The B.A. in Nonprofit Leadership Studies requires three hours of lower division coursework.


As well as an internship, taken as

Additionally, a student must complete:

Additionally, a student must complete six hours of upper-division, department-identified, Leadership courses; three hours of upper-division, department-identified Communication courses; and three hours of upper-division, department-identified Social and Cultural Development courses.


A grade of C or better is required in each upper-division course of the major. (A grade of C- will not fulfill the requirement.)

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