The online Master of Science program in FYCS can help you develop the advanced, specialized skills needed to move into a leadership role in career areas such as human services, nonprofit organizations, youth development, family life education, or other community-based initiatives. We offer two concentrations in our online program:
1. A Concentration in Nonprofit Organizational Development. This concentration helps you build a foundation of skills to develop and sustain an effective nonprofit organization, including coursework that examines essential topics like governance, strategic planning, fundraising, risk management, and financial planning.
2. A Concentration in Family and Youth Development. This concentration will help you build the leadership skills needed to effectively develop, implement, and evaluate services and programs affecting youth and families within their communities.
Overall, you’ll develop the skills and expertise you need to:
The FYCS Graduate Certificate in Nonprofit Leadership is designed for professionals interested in leading a nonprofit. You will learn the skills required to oversee the critical processes of any NPO, government agency, or community-based program. You’ll also participate in hands-on, practical exercises in which you’ll develop your own fundraising and business plan for a nonprofit organization.
Courses provide in-depth analyses of real-world case studies, as well as examine policy and management issues often encountered by nonprofit leaders. The curriculum provides a complete overview of essential topics in nonprofit leadership, including:
Governance and leadership.
Marketing and public relations.
Daily nonprofit management.
Fundraising and volunteer development.
Risk management ethics.
The Online Professional Development Program in Personal and Family Financial Planning (a noncredit program) is specifically designed to help you, as a financial professional, pursue a CFP® certification while building the skills to help individuals and families navigate the complex landscape of personal finance. This program is recognized by the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc. Completion of the program qualifies students to sit for the CFP exam to become a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™.
This program presents a unique approach to CFP preparation and online learning, allowing you to develop your professional skills alongside established peers and expert faculty.
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