MA in Social Innovation Program Requirements

Students can use the Request for Substitution or Waiver of Graduate Requirements form if they would like to substitute or waive any course requirements.

MA in Social Innovation


KROC 500 Foundations: Peace, Justice & Social Change3
Core Courses (9 units)9
KROC 510 Leadership and Organizations (3)
KROC 521 Social Innovation (3)
KROC 523 Social Entrepreneurship (3)
Skills & Methods (6 units)6
KROC 522 Impact Evaluation (3)
KROC 524 Social Innovation Practicum (3)
Waivable by petition for students who have at least 3 years of relevant work experience. To waive this requirement, refer to Kroc School Practicum Waiver Form.
KROC 597 Professional Portfolio
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Electives are chosen in consultation with a faculty advisor. No more than 6 units of coursework may be taken outside of the Kroc School. Of these 6 units, no more than 3 units of course work at the 300 or 400 level can be counted towards the 30 units. A maximum of 3 different 1-unit pass/fail electives can be taken, unless a faculty advisor approves otherwise.



*Per USD 2023-2024 Graduate Course Catalog