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Master's in Human Services Management Curriculum Details

To help advance the careers of nonprofit and for-profit health and human services professionals, National Louis University’s M.S. in Human Services Management degree program curriculum centers on real-world leadership and organizational success. In this innovative, practice-oriented program, you will benefit from small class sizes, an accelerated format with a flexible schedule and renowned professors who will mentor you through your entire degree program.

View the M.S. in Human Services Management courses:

Course Title

Semester Hours
HSM500 Human Services Management: Principles and Practices 3
HSM505 Managing Systems and Funding in Human Services 3
HSM520 Interventions and Direct Services in Human Services 3
HSM530 Professional Communications in Human Services 3
HRM520 Performance Analysis and Measurement 3
LAP693 Seminar in Program Evaluation 3
MBA503 Leadership and Organizational Behavior 3
MHA527 Health Care Finance 3
RES510 Research Methodology and Writing 3
RES520 Quantitative and Qualitative Analysis 3

Capstone Course


Human Services Management Laboratory 3



Choose from: HSM592 Practicum in Human Services Management; MGT534 Nonprofit Organization, Governance and Management; MGT535 Strategic Fundraising and Philanthropy; OBD515 Training and Development; MBA514 Managerial Accounting; MBA522 Strategic Marketing; or HRM, LAP, MBA, MGT, OBD, or other graduate course(s) by approval of Program Chair or designate.

Total Program Semester Hours 36

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