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The Nonprofit Management concentration within the Bachelor of Arts in Public Administration (BAPA) degree program prepares students for a wide variety of careers in the exciting world of nonprofit organizations. Students learn about the history and context of nonprofit organizations while gaining practical skills needed to manage and lead in this sector. The School of Public Affairs’ affiliation with the Nonprofit Leadership Alliance gives students the opportunity to earn the nationally recognized Certified Nonprofit Professional (CNP) credential.
Most courses are offered online, although others may be offered on campus and in remote and hybrid formats.
Declaring This Concentration
To earn a degree, students must satisfy all requirements in each of the areas below, in addition to their individual major requirements.
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A concentration in Nonprofit Management requires 15 credit hours of coursework.
A maximum of 6 transfer credits may be applied to the concentration.
A minimum grade of C- must be earned in each undergraduate course applied to satisfy the concentration requirements.
|Seminar in Nonprofit Management
|Nonprofit Financial Management
|Select three courses from the following:
|Collaboration Across Sectors
|Building Public and Financial Support for Nonprofit Organizations
|Nonprofit HR: Governance, Staff, Volunteer Management
|Human Service Organizations
|Nonprofit Boards and Executive Leadership
|Special Topics in Public Service (Study Abroad in East Africa)
|Social Problems and Policies in the Urban Environment
Any other approved School of Public Affairs nonprofit elective
Certified Nonprofit Professional Credential
Students completing the Nonprofit Management concentration may choose to simultaneously earn the national Certified Nonprofit Professional (CNP) credential from the Nonprofit Leadership Alliance by completing additional extracurricular requirements and an examination. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
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