The choice to attend graduate school involves many factors. One important factor is your fellow students. We have assembled some basic information on the students in our program so you can learn more about who your future classmates and lifelong professional connections will be as a student in our program.
Enrollment and Placement Data
In the fall of 2017 we had a total of 86 students pursuing our Master of Arts in Philanthropic Studies. These students are taking classes in our on-campus, online, and executive programs.
Master's students only
Two or more
Time to graduation for master's students
In the fall of 2013 we enrolled 18 new master's students. Fifty percent of those students completed the program within two years and 78 percent completed the degree within four years.
Fall 2013 (18 students)
- Two years - 50 percent
- Three years - 61 percent
- Four years - 78 percent
Fall 2014 (19 students)
- Two years - 36 percent
- Three years - 63 percent
Fall 2015 (25 students)
- Two years - 54 percent
During the 2017-2018 academic year we had 93 students in our Master of Arts program. Thirty-three percent of students received some financial support through the program.
Our graduates work in leadership, management, and direct service positions throughout the nonprofit, public, and private sectors. Their work influences religion, education, social services, health, arts and culture, and many other worthy causes. Here is a summary of the areas where our 2016-2017 academic year graduates are employed.