The Master of Arts in Grant Writing, Management and Evaluation is designed for professional and administrative organizers, advocates, educators, researchers, consultants, managers and providers who wish to gain knowledge and expertise in the areas of grant writing, grant management, research and evaluation. Upon completion of this program, candidates will be prepared to locate, implement, manage, report, coordinate, research, submit and track grant applications and grant compliance, as well as conduct both internal and external program evaluation within organizations.
This program is designed to address the growing multidisciplinary needs of researchers and practitioners working in diverse professional settings through collaboration across fields of the arts, business, education, social and human services, health care, and leadership.
In this program, candidates will think strategically, systemically and analytically in ways that promote the practical application of knowledge related to grant-seeking activities, grant-writing, grant management and program evaluation of nonprofit, for-profit, public and/or private organizations.
The GME program is offered in a cohort structure and delivered as a fully online master’s program.
General Graduate Admission Requirements
All applicants must meet the general admission requirements for Concordia University Chicago graduate programs as published in the Concordia University Chicago academic catalog.
New students are accepted into graduate degree-seeking, certificate, endorsement and/or post-graduate programs for online and on-campus study in the fall, spring, or summer semesters. Previously admitted students seeking to change programs may do so at the beginning of a semester (only) by submitting a Change-of-Program quick app. Applicants must be in good academic standing according to Concordia University Chicago’s satisfactory academic progress standards at the time of requesting a program change.
|GME-6215||Budgeting, Grant Writing and Third Source Funding||3|
|GME-6300||Introduction to Grants||3|
|GME-6310||Introduction to Not-for-Profit Organizations||3|
|GME-6340||Theories and Models of Evaluation for Grants||3|
|GME-6350||Principles and Methods of Evaluation for Grants||3|
|KMIL-6000||Knowledge Audits, Measurements, and Analysis||3|
|OLDR-6001||Strategic Leadership & Planning||3|
|RES-6620||Introduction to Research||3|
|GME-6990||Capstone Project for Grant Writing, Management and Evaluation||3|
- Have on file an application as a degree-seeking graduate student.
- Have on file one official transcript from EACH college/university attended of all previous coursework taken.
- Complete, for the degree being sought:
- the credit hours and levels as designated,
- within the specified time limit,
- with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0.
- Students completing multiple advanced programs or degrees at CUC must have a 3.0 GPA in each academic program in addition to a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0.
- If transfer credit is approved to be applied: have on file an approved “Graduate Transfer Credit Approval” form(s) or evaluation(s).
- Have on file the “Intent to Graduate” form with the Office of the Registrar by the published deadline.
- Have on file, if applicable, necessary copies of a project, thesis or dissertation.
- Take and pass the final examination or terminal requirements in the program during or after the final course.
- Approval of the faculty.
- Payments of all tuition and fees due to Concordia University Chicago. All holds must be removed to receive transcripts and diploma.
Every attempt has been made to include information to aid the student with information about his/her program, degree and graduation/completion requirements. It is, however, the student’s responsibility to complete all steps and meet all deadlines relevant to graduation requirements.