The Non Profit Leadership (NPL) emphasis in the M.Ed. will provide graduate preparation for students who are seeking to move into leadership positions in non-profit organizations.This program emphasizes the critical linkages between leadership, communication, and learning in order to facilitate the development of the skills and understanding necessary for success in all types of organizations. The central aim of the program is the development of organizational leaders as reflective practitioners who are skilled in observation, analysis, synthesis, and dialogue.
1 All M.Ed. candidates are expected to complete a thesis. Under exceptional circumstances, with the approval of the M.Ed. Program Director and Chair of the Department of Education, a student may substitute the thesis with an approved substantive culminating project (using the 6900 number), or a course that has professional relevance to the program emphasis. A substitution form is required with an explanation.