David R. Hayworth College of Arts and Sciences
Non-Profit Leadership and Management

B.A. Nonprofit Leadership and Management

Program Overview

The nonprofit leadership and management major provides students with both the theoretical and practical knowledge concerning the management of nonprofit organizations. The focus of the major is to build the capacity of students to lead and manage nonprofit organizations through practical application, experiential learning and exposure to nonprofit environments and professionals in the field. The major establishes the academic foundation for students pursuing careers in the nonprofit sector, human services and community development.

A Focused Curriculum

The nonprofit leadership and management major is designed in order for students to learn the primary theoretical frameworks of nonprofit management, engage in participatory assignments and projects related to leadership, organizational and community development and gain professional experience working in a nonprofit organization. As students grow and develop from their experiences, they are advised in preparing for a career in the nonprofit sector.

Courses within the nonprofit leadership and management major include the following:

  • Nonprofit Organizations and the Voluntary Sector
  • Volunteerism and Philanthropy
  • Fundraising and Program Evaluation
  • Counseling and the Helping Professions
  • Service Learning Practicum
  • Leadership Development and Group Dynamics
  • Policy and Research for Social Change
  • Public Relations Techniques
  • Project Development and Management
  • Advanced Leadership and Team Development
  • Seminar in Training and Organizational Development
  • Undergraduate Research
  • Independent Study
  • Social and Global Inequalities


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