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University College

University of Denver
Denver, CO

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Details at a Glance

  • School Type

    grad Private
  • Acceptance Rate

    rate 90%
  • Application Fee

    dollar-circle $0
  • Average In-State Tuition

    grad-in-state $35,040
  • Financial Aid Available

    checkbox-alt Yes

Degrees Offered

Global Community Engagement
Nonprofit Leadership

Our Program

University of Denver’s college of continuing studies, University College, delivers a personalized education entirely online from a top 100 university.

Nonprofit Leadership:

The Nonprofit Leadership program provides practical knowledge to lead organizational change, craft successful fundraising strategy, and develop social enterprises for nonprofits. Students learn to think critically and act strategically and ethically to serve mission-driven organizations while expanding their management acumen and ability to lead.

As the nonprofit sector continues to grow, skills to drive sustainability and innovative programs are crucial to a wide range of professions. From director of operations and program manager to development officer and social venture advisor, the skills gained in the Nonprofit Leadership program will help students become impactful leaders.

Earn a master’s degree in as few as 18 months or a graduate certificate in as few as six months. The program is comprised of career-focused, immediately applicable, entirely online courses that will train you in tomorrow’s skills today. With more than 25 years’ experience in online education, University College’s online learning platform makes it easy to work anywhere at any time.

The Nonprofit Leadership programs offers concentrations in Executive Leadership and Governance; Mission-Driven Operations and Management; Philanthropy and Resource Development; and Social Enterprise, Innovation and Entrepreneurship. 

Career-focused, online courses in the program prepare students to:

·      Design and develop plans to solve complex organizational challenges.

·      Devise strategies to lead an organization's fundraising and social enterprise programs and board of directors

·      Lead a mission-driven organization through changes needed to expand and meet community needs.

To learn more about the University College Nonprofit Leadership program, please visit https://universitycollege.du.edu/nfp/.


Global Community Engagement:

This program creatively links coursework with pressing local and global issues like migration, environmental decline, and poverty. Explore the intersection of race, class, gender, and religion to make better organizational decisions. Work skillfully across cultures to advocate for marginalized people.

At a time of domestic discord and vexing global struggles, the skills to navigate globally connected and culturally diverse environments are crucial for success in a wide range of professions. From human resources and international trade professionals to law enforcement officers and social activists, the skills gained in the Global Community Engagement program will help students be effective community, business, and international leaders.

Earn a master’s degree in as few as 18 months or a graduate certificate in as few as six months. The program is comprised of career-focused, immediately applicable, entirely online courses that will train you in tomorrow’s skills today. With more than 25 years’ experience in online education, University College’s online learning platform makes it easy to work anywhere at any time.

The Global Community Engagement curriculum includes courses such as Politics and Social Media; Culture, Identity, and Power; Working Internationally; Contemporary Racial and Ethnic Relations; Global Trade: The Intersection of Main Street and the World; and more.   

These courses prepare students to:

·      Optimize organizational effectiveness by taking into account the impact of diversity and global perspectives.

·      Develop advocacy strategies to solve community challenges

·      Leverage global and cultural practices of organizations and/or communities to effect change at home or abroad.

·      Manage and mitigate workplace conflict.

·      Enhance employee performance and organizational inclusive practices

To learn more about the University College Global Community Engagement program, please visit https://universitycollege.du.edu/ga.

Admissions

  • Acceptance Rate

    rate 90%
  • Application Fee

    dollar-circle $0

Requirements

  • checkbox-alt Certified Academic Transcripts
  • checkbox-alt Personal Statement
  • checkbox-alt Resume
  • checkbox-alt Baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited college or university

Additional Requirements

Apply for free now through December 31st, 2020.

Application Deadline

  • Winter 2021 - November 6, 2020
  • Spring 2021 - February 12, 2021
  • Summer 2021 - April 30, 2021

Student Body

  • Total Students

    pound 1,500 Students
  • Female

    female 65% Female

Inclusion

  • checkbox-alt Dedicated Diversity Office
  • checkbox-alt Top 100 University

What Our Students Say

  • "University College absolutely did deliver on my expectations for my degree. I am always trying to look through a cultural lens now. We’re communicating better, we’re listening to each other; that’s the type of world that I want to live in and I believe this degree will help me get there faster."

    Lainie Hodges, Global Community Engagement (formerly Global Affairs) ‘13

Tuition & Financial Aid

  • Average In-State Tuition

    grad-in-state $35,040

Additional Information

  • checkbox-alt Financial Aid Available
  • checkbox-alt Application Fee Waivers Available

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