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
- Program director
- Outreach coordinator
- Program analyst
- 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
- Resource Development and Stewardship
Find more of the classes you will take in our academic catalog.
An associate’s degree in human services from Mitchell Technical Institute may be applied toward a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice, nonprofit administration and psychology, allowing completion of this bachelor’s degree in two years.
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
Faculty members in the nonprofit administration major also direct programs of the McGovern Center for Leadership and Public Service, so you will have opportunities to participate in local conferences, projects and international service-learning experiences.
Visit our page and learn more about the McGovern Center, 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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