2011 - M.S. in Humane Leadership

Degree Requirements

These requirements apply to students admitted before June 1, 2012. For the current degree requirement list click here.

Course work requires 36 credits as follows:

Foundation Courses (15 credits):
AP601 Animal Protection as a Social Movement
AS605 Animals and Ethics
HL606 *Applied Critical Thinking and Creative Problem Solving
HL607 *Communication Skills for Animal Protection Professionals
HL640 Qualitative and Quantitative Research Methods

Core Courses (6 credits):
HL600 Humane Education
HL632 Organizational Culture and Leadership

Electives (6 credits):
HL610 Animal Assisted Interventions for Youth at Risk
HL616 Animal Cruelty and Interpersonal Violence
HL631 Human Resources and Volunteer Management
HL633 Fundraising for Animal Care and Protection Organizations
HL637 Finance for Managers
HL638 Measuring Organizational Performance and Impact for Animals

Field Placement and Thesis Courses (9 credits):
HL797 Humane Leadership Field Placement
HL798 Humane Leadership Thesis I
HL799 Humane Leadership Thesis II

*Courses must be taken during the first 3 enrolled terms