Follow Your Nonprofit Calling
What jobs can you do with a
nonprofit administration degree?
Arts and culture, education, faith-based organizations, healthcare and government all rely on nonprofit administrative expertise. Career opportunities include:
Director of development
The DWU nonprofit administration program is tailored to best meet the needs of those who plan to pursue a
career in nonprofit administration and leadership.
What's the Difference?
- Classes are relevant to the current demands of the nonprofit sector.
- Coursework emphasizes applied learning with projects tailored to real-life situations.
- Graduates are better positioned to enter the workforce and be prepared to lead with confidence and skill.
- Nonprofit working professionals can complete a certificate in Nonprofit Administration through 7-week, online courses.
The Musick Family Department of Business at Dakota Wesleyan University has received specialized accreditation for its business programs through the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE) located at 11374 Strang Line Road in Lenexa, Kansas, USA.
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Nonprofit Administration Courses
Learn how to engage stakeholders, raise and manage funds, work with boards, and execute mission effectively.
BUS 155 Survey of Accounting
BUS 321 Organizational Behavior
BUS 322 Human Resource Management
DMD 345 Desktop Publishing
ENT 347 Financial Management for Organizational Leaders
NPA 300 Governance and Management
NPA 310 Public Policy
NPA 311 Social Justice and Civic Engagement
NPA 313 Resource Development and Stewardship
NPA 370 Program Design and Evaluation
NPA 400 Non Profit Administration Seminar
Want to fast-track your degree?
An associate degree in human services
from Mitchell Technical College 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.
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.
Alisha Vincent, EdD
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Learn by doing.
As you study nonprofit administration, you will engage with learning material through hands-on application in a professional setting and/or by participating in projects that simulate real-world experiences.
You will also have the option to participate in internships and capstone experiences with local, regional or international nonprofit organizations as well as state and local government.
As a student, you will make a difference. Applied projects might include coordinating special events for regional charities, develop fundraising strategies for local agencies, conduct social value research for global organizations, completing strategic analysis and making recommendations for local nonprofits and more.
Already working in a nonprofit field? Elevate your career with an
Online Certificate in Nonprofit Administration.