Academic Catalog 2023-2024 
    Oct 02, 2023  
Academic Catalog 2023-2024

Associate of Science: Nonprofit Management

Nonprofit organizations play a critical role in our society. There is an increasing need for qualified persons to work in nonprofit organizations. An Associate of Science in Nonprofit Management will provide a foundation of knowledge in the governance, finances, fundraising and program development within the nonprofit/philanthropic field.

This program provides students the general education and foundational requirements necessary should students wish to go on to complete a bachelor’s degree in Nonprofit Management (NPM). Please refer to the specific program catalog page for additional requirements for the Bachelor of Science: Nonprofit Management  degree program.

The A.S. requires a total of 60 credit hours for graduation, which includes 33 credit hours of general education, 15 credit hours of NPM major core courses, and 12 hours of elective credit. Prior college, military, and technical credits can be used toward the A.S. degree. Students may transfer in a maximum of 45 credit hours (75% of the A.S. degree requirements). Students may take a maximum of 15 credit hours of 300 and 400 level courses in the A.S. degree program.

Financial aid is available for those who qualify.

The Associate of Science in Nonprofit Management requires completion of the following 60 credit hours:
General Education (33 hours)
Nonprofit Management Major (15 hours)
Electives (12 hours)

General Education Core (33 credit hours)

Biblical Studies (3 credit hours)

Integrative Studies (3 credit hours)

Mathematics (3 credit hours)

Elective Requirements (12 credit hours)

Complete 12 additional elective credits.

Graduation Requirements for Associate of Science in Nonprofit Management

The faculty recommends students in the Associate of Science in Nonprofit Management to the Board of Trustees as candidates for graduation when they have completed the following requirements.

  1. Completion of 60 credit hours as specified in the course requirements listed above. (A maximum of 15 credit hours of 300/400 level courses.)
  2. A letter grade of D or better in all courses and a cumulative GPA of 2.0 in all CCU coursework.
  3. Meet the CCU Residency requirements .
  4. Formal and timely application for graduation by the date specified by the University Registrar.
  5. No outstanding financial obligation to the University.