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A degree in Non-Profit Administration prepares you to provide dynamic organizational leadership, stewarding knowledge of fund development, administration, project management, and non-profit law.

  • Overview

    • School: Traditional Undergrad Academics
    • Division: Business
    • Degree Type: Bachelor of Science
    • Format: Residential
    • Location: Grand Rapids
  • Career Opportunities

    • Community Service Project Coordinator
    • Peace Corps Volunteer
    • Human Services Director
    • Fund-raiser/Non-Profit Arts Organization
    • Program Officer for Foundation

    Degree Completion

    Download sample degree plans for a major in Non-Profit Administration.

Major Courses and Catalog

In addition to completion of the university's core curriculum, the Bachelor of Science in Non-Profit Administration degree requires the following courses:

  • ACC-221 Accounting I (3 credit hours)
  • ACC-222 Accounting II (3 credit hours)
  • BUS-211 Business Statistics (3 credit hours)
  • BUS-213 Business Communications (3 credit hours)
  • BUS-361 Business Law (3 credit hours)
  • ECN-231 Macroeconomics (3 credit hours)
  • ECN-232 Microeconomics (3 credit hours)
  • FIN-341 Principles of Finance (3 credit hours)
  • MGT-221 Introduction to Non-Profit Administration (3 credit hours)
  • MGT-231 Principles of Management (3 credit hours)
  • MGT-238 Principles of Leadership (3 credit hours)
  • MGT-330 Human Resources Management for Non-Profits (3 credit hours)
  • MGT-336 Project Management (3 credit hours)
  • MGT-341 Fund Development (3 credit hours)
  • MGT-343 Non-Profit Law & Governance (3 credit hours)
  • MGT-380 Internship (3 credit hours)
  • MGT-432 Capstone Seminar: Strategic Management (3 credit hours)
  • MKT-251 Principles of Marketing (3 credit hours)
  • Choose one elective (3 credit hours)
    • CMI-243 Intro to Intercultural Studies
    • ECN-336 Economic Development
    • MGT-333 Operations Management
    • MKT-350 Marketing Management
    • SOC-352 Intercultural Communication
    • SWK-111 Introduction to Social Work

For course descriptions and graduation requirements, view the 2016-17 Traditional Undergraduate Academic Catalog.

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