St. Cloud State University

College of Social Sciences

Public and Nonprofit Institutions

Address:

St. Cloud State UniversitySchool of Graduate Studies720 Fourth Avenue South

Stewart Hall 257

Saint Cloud, MN 56301

United States

Phone:

1-320-308-0121

Program Information

Degree Offered:

M.S. - Public and Nonprofit Institutions

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The MS program in Public & Nonprofit Institutions is designed to enhance the administrative and analytical skills of those employed in the public and nonprofit sectors of the economy. Additionally it develops skills for individuals contemplating careers in these sectors of the economy. Prepares you to work with private firms or governmental agencies in forecasting, market research, or policy analysis.



Plans offered:

  • Master of Science in Public and Nonprofit Institutions: Plan A (Thesis) at 33 credits
  • Master of Science in Public and Nonprofit Institutions: Plan B (Starred Paper) at 33 credits
  • Master of Science in Public and Nonprofit Institutions: Plan C (Professional Portfolio) at 39 credits

Accreditation:

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

International Student Requirements:

In addition to submitting an application, application fee, GRE/GMAT scores, and 3 letters of recommendation, international students must also submit scores from a language admission exam and financial documentation stating that the student has $17,000 USD in support of graduate study. Qualifying language admission exams and required scores are as follows: TOEFL: 213 on the computer exam, 550 on the paper exam or 79 on the iBT with no subscore under 17; Michigan Placement Test: 80; IELTS: 6.5

Facts & Figures

# of Credits Required: 33-39

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): 289.00

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Small City

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999