124 credit hours


The Nonprofit Administration major will prepare you in different ways than the business major.  In addition to enhancing your leadership skills, courses in board governance, volunteer management, nonprofit financial management, and nonprofit marketing will help you succeed as you pursue your calling.

Qualify for a variety of administrative positions, such as an executive director or a program manager.

Develop your ability to analyze the function and dynamics of boards that govern nonprofit organizations.

Gain leadership skills to manage diverse employees, to communicate key information and to lead effective teams.

Cultivate the skills you need to recruit and manage volunteers in a variety of nonprofit settings.

Develop the ability to manage the finances of nonprofit organizations, including fundraising and grant writing.

Apply the principles of marketing that are unique to nonprofit settings.

Transition into a variety of master’s programs.


Students pursuing a degree in Nonprofit Administration need to complete General Education credits, as well as Core courses.

Nonprofit Administration Core: 48 hrs
Course Title Credits
BUS 111 Principles of Management 3 hours
BUS 113 Principles of Marketing 3 hours
BUS 115 Human Resource Management 3 hours
BUS 214 Introduction to Managing Nonprofit Organizations 3 hours
BUS 301 Legal Environment of Organizations 3 hours
BUS 302 Project Management 3 hours
BUS 328 Quantitative Skills for Managers 3 hours
BUS 346 Organizational Behavior 3 hours
BUS 371 Board Governance & Volunteer Management in Nonprofit Organizations 3 hours
BUS 373 Nonprofit Financial Management 3 hours
BUS 376 Nonprofit Marketing 3 hours
BUS 423 Introduction to Management Information Systems 3 hours
BUS 426 Strategic Planning 3 hours
BUS 481 Organizational Ethics 3 hours
COM 210 Business and Professional Communication 3 hours
COM 335 Intercultural Communication in a Global Context 3 hours
General Education: 33 hours
Course Title Credits
(Varies) Biblical Studies / Theology /
Lifelong Learning
9 hours
(Varies) College Writing 6 hours
(Varies) Humanities 6 hours
(Varies) Math or Computer Science 3 hours
(Varies) Science 3 hours
(Varies) Social Science 6 hours

These requirements may be met by taking TIU courses (traditional face-to-face, accelerated face-to-face, modular, hybrid, and/or online), though transfer credit, credit for prior college-level learning, or credit by examination. No one course can satisfy two General Education requirements. No more than 9 credits can simultaneously count for both General Education and any major.



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