bachelor's degree in not-for-profit leadership
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The Bachelor of Science in Not-for-Profit Leadership is a degree completion major comprised of 48 credit hours (128 total credits required for graduation) focusing on non-for-profit management, contemporary leadership, marketing and public relations, organizational culture and change, and motivation methods and strategies.
This degree lends itself to preparing students to enter the public or private sector as leaders.
The EXCEL curriculum is taught in sequentially ordered courses that meet one evening per week or in a convenient online format.
The curriculum is published in a series of Student Guides with detailed assignments for each week, thus helping you plan your study schedule. Students entering a bachelor's degree program are required to have earned 50 semester hours of college credits prior to entering the program. Courses in the core curriculum and elective courses are taken to complete the Bachelor of Science degree requirements.
Download a PDF fact-sheet about our Business Bachelor's Degrees.
The Applied Business Research Project
An applied business research project sets EXCEL apart from other adult college programs. It is designed and conducted by each student. Each student chooses a topic related to work or community interests and develops it. The business research project has the following purposes:
- To develop research skills needed to locate information on which to base sound decisions.
- To develop professional writing skills.
- To develop oral presentation skills.
- To develop a new area of expertise of value to the student on the job or in the community.
- To prepare students for graduate school.