Nonprofit organizations comprise one of the fastest-growing employment sectors, creating a high demand for graduates with skills to work for these diverse types of organizations. The Minor in Nonprofit Management and Social Innovation offers a unique program of study to students interested in a career, leadership, and/or volunteer experience within the nonprofit sector. Through the minor, students enhance their undergraduate education in nine (9) core competencies including Communication, Marketing, & Public Relations; Cultural Competency & Diversity; Financial Resource Development and Management; Foundations and Management of the Nonprofit Sector; Governance, Leadership & Advocacy, Legal & Ethical Decision Making; Program Development; Volunteer & Human Resource Management; and the Future of the Nonprofit Sector. Students also have the opportunity to engage in career development in the introductory course and the Human Resource Management course. Coursework and co-curricular experiences prepare students for occupations, volunteer experiences, and/or graduate study in nonprofit management, leadership, and social innovation.
Students seeking the B.S. in Human Services with a concentration in Nonprofit Management and Social Innovation are not eligible to complete this minor.