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Pictured is Tyian Battle, an organizational leadership alumna and executive director of ACH Clear Pathways. | Photo by Jim Judkis

The nonprofit sector has been growing steadily in size and financial impact for more than a decade, surpassing the growth rate of both the business and government sectors. According to the National Center for Charitable Statistics, there are currently more than 1.5 million nonprofit organizations in the United States.

Point Park University's 18-credit minor in nonprofit management addresses the historical, legal, ethical and social basis of the growing field of nonprofit organizations. Additionally, topics such as leadership, governance, fundraising, accountability, budgeting and personnel/ethical issues are discussed.

Nonprofit Management Course Offerings

To earn a minor in nonprofit management, 18 credits need to be completed in the following courses:

  • Nonprofit Organizations
  • Public Budget and Finance I
  • Legal Aspects of Nonprofit Organizations
  • Essential Fundraising Principles
  • Leading Nonprofit Organizations

Then choose one of the following:

  • Special Employee Relations in Public Organizations
  • Public Budget and Finance II
  • Nonprofit Accounting
  • Public Administration Internship
  • Sports, Arts and Entertainment Management Internship

For a comprehensive list of course descriptions, see the Rowland School of Business course descriptions catalog.