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Community Leadership

Montana State University - Northern

48 months
18664 USD/year
18664 USD/year
5954 USD/year
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The Community Leadership program from Montana State University - Northern is aimed at students who want to be involved in their communities, help others realize their potential, and seek a career in non-profit organization management or government service.


Give yourself the tools you need to make positive change with a Community Leadership degree from Montana State University - Northern .

Gain a strong academic background that combines social science, communications and business while developing professional leadership skills.

Tailor Montana State University - Northern's Community Leadership degree to focuses on the areas of service and leadership that most interest you.

Learn from knowledgeable faculty members who have experience in non-profit organization management, grassroots planning and development, and implementing community change.

Career Outlook

Students who graduate with a Community Leadership degree from MSU-Northern are readily employed in various positions with the federal and state government, recreation programs, and community service organizations. 

Graduates go on to work in many areas, including criminal justice, domestic abuse prevention, youth mentoring, non-profit organization management, substance abuse prevention, and childhood enrichment programming.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Managerial Planning in Not-For-Profit Enterprises
  • Managing the Not-For-Profit Organization
  • Foundations of Non Profit Service
  • Concepts in Community Leadership
  • Nonprofit Grant Writing
  • Communication and Conflict
  • Communication in Small Groups
  • Principles of Organization Communication
  • College Writing 
  • Public Relations Writing

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Submit an application form or apply online. 
  • A $30 non-refundable application fee and the completed admissions application should be returned to the Admissions Office. 
  • A final high school transcript, with a graduation date posted.
  • All freshmen applicants who have graduated from high school less than three years prior to the first date of enrollment at Montana State University-Northern must submit a score report from the American College Test (ACT) or from the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18664 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9332 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • National

    18664 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9332 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • In-State

    5954 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2977 USD per semester during 48 months.

388 per credit for WUE & Canadian

Living costs for Havre

843 - 1746 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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