The nonprofit administration minor is a 24-credit multi-disciplinary program designed for students wanting to pursue careers in nonprofit organizations that include the arts, human services, recreation, chambers of commerce, civic efforts, and health care. The nonprofit administration minor supports the mission of the university by providing students with an educational experience that strengthens their problem-solving abilities and prepares them to navigate work in a rapidly changing world.
Three student learning outcomes are directly related to the mission of the nonprofit administration minor:
- Identify basic components in nonprofit organizations;
- Develop a strategic plan for a new nonprofit organization;
- Apply knowledge of nonprofit organizations within an internship setting.
A variety of suggested electives allows student to focus their coursework toward the type of nonprofit career they desire. Elective courses allow for student choice. An internship in a nonprofit organization is also required and can be coordinated with the student’s major area of study.