Humane Leadership

Madonna University

M.Sc. Online
12 months
900 USD/credit
900 USD/credit
Tuition fee
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At Humane Leadership from Madonna University you will become part of an exciting, cutting-edge field based on the idea of the interconnectedness of social justice, sustainability, and animal protection. 


Humane Leadership from Madonna University will prepare you to assume a role of a leader, community organizer, consultant or educator in a variety of professional settings (non-profit organizations, businesses, governmental agencies, churches, and post-secondary educational insti­tutions) geared toward developing practical solutions to current challenges affecting the well-being of people, the environment, and animals. As part of your studies, you will enhance your marketability through completing two professional certificates  in highly sought after areas.


  • Community Educator
  • Community Organizer
  • Non-profit Agency Manager
  • Wildlife Sanctuary Manager
  • Animal Cruelty Investigator
  • Sustainability Consultant

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Humane Studies
  • Applied Research Methods
  • Conflict Management and Resolution 
  • Hum Stu Thematic Course
  • Do Animals Matter? 
  • Sustainability: Vision and Values
  • NonProfit Leadership Cert
  • Developing Parterships with Boards, Suppliers, and Clients 
  • Fundraising for Nonprofit Organizations

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Deadlines for applicants transferring in the US:

  • Summer - 01/03
  • Fall - 01/05
  • Winter - 01/11




33 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Possession of a bachelor degree from a regionally-accredited institution, with an undergraduate grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale 
  • Two completed recommendation forms from current supervisor or professional associates
  • Statement of purpose
  • Admission interview with a Co- Director of the Humane Leadership program
  • Resume
  • English Proficiency
  • Completed application form.
  • Official (school stamped and sealed) transcripts from all schools attended. 
  • Financial Statement for students needing an F1 visa
  • A copy of your passport photo page. If not available, then a copy of a government issued card that has the legal spelling of your name
  • If currently residing inside the U.S., a copy of your US permanent resident card or VISA

Tuition Fee

  • International

    900 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 900 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    900 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 900 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.


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.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

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