Undergraduate

At Cornerstone University, you’ll get the full college experience with a Christ-centered worldview. Learn more about the undergraduate experience below.

Adult

Persevere in what you know you’re capable of. Our programs for adults provide a creative approach to learning anchored in Christ-centered virtues as you follow your unwavering purpose.

Graduate

Go further as an influencer in your work and community. Our graduate programs prepare you to open new doors as you reach your God-given potential.

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Theological Seminary

At Grand Rapids Theological Seminary, we're dedicated to learning, serving and leading through rigorous scholarship and a humble approach to Scripture.

Create Without Ceasing

UndergraduateA Management Degree
with a Focus on Compassion

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Non-Profit Administration

At Cornerstone University, we take a holistic approach to leadership development. As a non-profit administration major, you will uncover what it means to be a manager who leads with compassion and care. Our drive to support God’s calling is in everything we do, and we are tasked with training tenacious leaders for the future.

Degree Type

  • Bachelor of Science
  • Minor

Academic Division

  • Business Division

Format

  • Residential

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Of non-profit administration graduates from the class of 2019 were employed within six months of graduation.

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Student-to-faculty ratio with an average class size of 22.

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Of students participate in internship or practicum experiences.

Live Out Your Faith
As a Servant Leader

In the non-profit administration program, you will integrate principles of business management with skills that will serve you in the growing nonprofit sector. This program trains you to ethically manage financial resources you will have as a nonprofit leader and serve communities large and small in various ways.

Nonprofit leaders have a heart for people, and at Cornerstone, we believe in loving God and loving people. No matter where your career in non-profit administration takes you, you will come prepared with resources and tools to succeed and to further the mission of the kingdom. You will become a purposeful leader and a driver of change in the world.

Careers

Graduates from the non-profit administration program go on to serve in various capacities in non-profits of varying sizes. Here are some of the career opportunities available to you.

Opportunities

  • Development director
  • Director of fundraising
  • Executive director
  • Operations manager
  • Program director
  • Director of human services

Internships

As a student at Cornerstone, you will have the opportunity to intern at a number of nonprofits we have partnered with across West Michigan. Here are some of the places where you may be able to serve.

Opportunities

  • Bridge Street House of Prayer
  • Grand Rapids Public Museum
  • West Michigan Refugee Education Center
  • West Michigan Youth for Christ
  • World Renew

Program Features

The non-profit administration program at Cornerstone is designed to inspire your intellect, deepen your character and prepare you to lead in your career with influence and wisdom.

Degree Planning Guides

From caring professors to one-on-one advising appointments, we have resources to support you in reaching your goals and being successful in your classes.

Select a sample degree plan to see a list of the classes you’ll take as a student with a major in non-profit administration.

Non-Profit Administration Three-Year Planning Guide (PDF)

Non-Profit Administration Four-Year Planning Guide (PDF)

Off-Campus Study Opportunities

As a Cornerstone business student, you will have the opportunity to study abroad in places such as Dubai and the Netherlands. While there, you will learn how to combine your faith with business in the global marketplace.

Learn More About Off-Campus Study Programs

Master of Business Administration 4+1 Program

Cornerstone non-profit administration majors have the opportunity to qualify for advanced standing in our Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) program. This gives you the option to earn both bachelor’s and master’s degrees in as few as five years.

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Accreditation

CU is dedicated to continuously improving our academic programs to provide you with the skills needed to reach your career goals. Signifying this, our bachelor’s and master’s business programs are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs.

Program Learning Outcomes

Program learning outcomes are the foundation of a CU degree. Explore how our non-profit administration program prepares you with the essential knowledge and 21st-century skills to reach your God-given potential and become a lifelong learner.

Cornerstone does a great job of equipping and developing every individual into a knowledgeable servant of Jesus Christ. The staff and faculty care about each student as one of their own and desire to see him or her succeed.

Natalie Wynalda (’20)

Faculty

CU professors are devoted to the success of our students. Select a faculty member to learn more about their campus involvement, research interests and teaching responsibilities.

Related Programs

Our Business Division is a dedicated and accredited program designed to develop tomorrow’s business leaders. Take a look at some of the other programs available in the Business Division.

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Contact

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Hours

MON - FRI: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
SAT & SUN: Closed

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Undergraduate

At Cornerstone University, you’ll get the full college experience with a Christ-centered worldview. Learn more about the undergraduate experience below.

Adult

Persevere in what you know you’re capable of. Our programs for adults provide a creative approach to learning anchored in Christ-centered virtues as you follow your unwavering purpose.

Graduate

Go further as an influencer in your work and community. Our graduate programs prepare you to open new doors as you reach your God-given potential.

Seminary

At Grand Rapids Theological Seminary, we’re dedicated to learning, serving and leading through rigorous scholarship and a humble approach to Scripture.