CTU’s new Doctoral degree program is designed to help you prepare for responsibilities in nonprofit management or consulting. The curriculum balances management fundamentals with nonprofit leadership principles, missions and values including community development, fundraising, fiscal administration, grant writing, marketing, public advocacy, regulation, research, strategic vision and more.
CTU's curriculum is aligned to the Certified Nonprofit Professional (CNP) competencies established by the Nonprofit Leadership Alliance.
Doctoral students are required to attend a two-and-a-half day residential symposium a minimum of four times during their enrollment in the program.
Interview with an admissions advisor
Complete the admissions application
Submit official transcript(s) from your Master’s program(s)
Cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
Submit your résumé with 5+ years of experience and education history
Submit a brief essay (1800-3000 words)
Accreditation & Licensing
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
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