Master On Campus

Nonprofit and Civic Leadership

Drury University

18 months
462 USD/credit 9240 USD/year
462 USD/credit 9240 USD/year
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The Nonprofit and Civic Leadership program from Drury University prepares emerging and current leaders for executive leadership and service in the nonprofit and civic sectors.


We offer a master degree in Nonprofit and Civic Leadership at Drury University. Distinct from a MBA and a MPA in that the issues this degree focuses on are unique to the nonprofit and civic sectors, such as fundraising, grant writing, board leadership, issues management, social media and advocacy.

Key Features 

  • Curriculum consists of 30 total credit hours, in 10 courses. Two courses are electives that can be chosen to fit your individual needs. 
  • Courses are offered in the evenings (starting 5:20 p.m. or later) during the week, and during the day on weekends. Courses include a mix of seated, blended (seated & online), and online formats in 8- or 16- week intervals (degree program is not currently offered 100% online).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Foundations of Nonprofit and Civic Leadership
  • Governance and Executive Leadership
  • Fundraising and Philanthropy
  • Financial Oversight for Nonprofit Organizations
  • Seminar in Communication Ethics
  • Social Advocacy

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines




30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Drury Students - We will add your official Drury University transcript to your file for you. You do not need to send it to us. 
  • For program specific GPA requirements, visit the Graduate Academic Catalog.
  • International Student Transcript Evaluation - Evaluation of all post-secondary education transcripts documented by a recognized international credential evaluator, e.g., World Education Services, Inc. ( or Educational Credential Evaluators ( Evaluation must be submitted in terms of U.S. semester credits, grade equivalents, grade point average, and authentication of documents.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    9240 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 462 USD per credit during 18 months.
  • National

    9240 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 462 USD per credit during 18 months.

Living costs for Springfield

1000 - 1500 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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