Follow Your Nonprofit Calling
DWU offers the only nonprofit administration major in the region. Our program is tailored to the hiring interests of current nonprofit organizations. Learn how to manage employees, volunteers, events and budgets through hands-on experiences.
The DWU Department of Business is accredited by the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE).
What can you do with a nonprofit administration degree?
Arts and culture, education, faith-based organizations, healthcare and government all use nonprofit administrative expertise. Career opportunities include:
- Director of development
- Volunteer coordinator
- Director of a church or a parachurch ministry
Nonprofit Administration Courses
What courses will you take when completing your degree?
- Financial Management for Organizational Leaders
- Nonprofit Development and Management
- Fundraising for Nonprofits
Find more of the classes you will take in our academic catalog.
Intern with local or global nonprofit organizations like Lutheran Social Service's Center for New Americans, the Global Childhood Nutrition Foundation, Belay Global, or state and local government. Plan special events for regional charities, develop fundraising strategies for local agencies, conduct social value research for global organizations, and present findings at conferences.
McGovern Center for Leadership and Public Service
The former U.S. Senator and lifelong humanitarian, George McGovern, and his wife, Eleanor, have a legacy at Dakota Wesleyan University. Through the McGovern Center for Leadership and Public Service, you have opportunities to participate in local conferences and international service-learning.
Visit our page and learn more about the McGovern Center for leadership and Public Service, the McGovern Hunger Summit and service-learning opportunities.
Get to Know Your Professors
Learn how to follow your calling in nonprofit! Our low student-to-teacher ratio offers valuable one-on-one interaction with professors.
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