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Undergraduate Catalog 2018 - 2019 
Undergraduate Catalog 2018 - 2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Nonprofit Administration, B.A. plus M.N.A.L. 5 year program

Degrees granted: Bachelor of Arts and Master of Nonprofit Administration and Leadership

Additional Information:

  • The five-year B.A.+ M.N.A.L. is a fast-track program designed for high-performing undergraduates in the Nonprofit Administration program. By accelerating the completion of two degrees, students can jumpstart their careers as professionals in the nonprofit sector.
  • Admitted 4+1 students follow a set curriculum to ensure proper sequencing of courses. Students may only register for courses after consultation with the designated program advisor. Any student who deviates from the required curriculum risks forfeiture of program eligibility and may return to the conventional BA program.

Admission Requirements

  • Students submit an application for admission to the BA+MNAL program through the Levin College advising office.
  • A complete application is comprised of the 4+1 application form, official Graduate Record Exam scores, and two letters of recommendation from faculty.
  • Minimum qualifications: 90 hours earned, grade-point average of 3.25 or better, GRE scores at the 40th percentile (verbal and quantitative combined) or higher, and an Analytical Writing score of 4.0 or better, plus completion of core competencies with grades of B or higher in UST 300 , UST 302 , UST 404 , and UST 451 .

B.A. Program

Phase I

Phase II Transition


The B.A. in Nonprofit Administration is awarded with 120 credit hours earned and completion of all General Education, college and major-field requirements. In order to advance to Phase III, the cumulative GPA must be at least 3.0 with grades of B or better in all 500-level courses.

M.N.A.L. Program

Phase III

M.N.A.L. Requirements (23 credit hours)

  • UST 602 - Applied Quantitative Reasoning II (4 hrs.) Or SWK 675 - Program Evaluation (3 hrs.)
  • UST 656 - Advanced Topics in Nonprofit Management  Or UST 657 - Advanced Fundraising and Philanthropy
  • UST 601 - Applied Quantitative Reasoning
  • UST 604 - Organizational Behavior
  • UST 650 - Financial Administration and Control of Nonprofits
  • Nonprofit Elective (3-4 credits)



The M.N.A.L. degree is awarded upon completion of a minimum of eight graduate courses taken during Phase II (B.A.) and Phase III (M.N.A.L.) for a minimum of 30 credit hours. All Graduate College and M.N.A.L. Program rules regarding academic standing and graduation apply.