Nonprofit Management

Setting the standard for nonprofit degree programs across the country, our program focuses on building skills in organizational governance, finance, ethics and administration. As the first academic partner to American Humanics, now the Nonprofit Leadership Alliance, Missouri Valley offers a personalized, diverse learning environment that empowers you to become a leader in your community and in our global society.

Why a degree in Nonprofit Management from Missouri Valley?

Students in the nonprofit management program are some of the most active students in our community. Service learning is integrated into every course so you receive hands-on experience that reinforces material covered in the classroom. Our program offers a job searching and matching system that links you to thousands of jobs with hundreds of employees across the country. One hundred perfect of recent graduates from the program have received job offers within the sector within six months of graduation.

Career Possibilities

  • Fundraising Director
  • Program Director
  • Grant Writer/Coordinator
  • Marketing
  • Public Relations
  • Advocacy Coordinator

Graduate Program Possibilities

  • Certified Nonprofit Professional (CNP)
  • Business Administration
  • Public Administration


Bachelor of Art in Nonprofit Management

A degree in nonprofit management from Missouri Valley gives you the option to choose from two concentrations: human services and recreation administration. Nonprofit graduates from Missouri Valley College receive Certified Nonprofit Professional (CNP) credentials through the Nonprofit Leadership Alliance.

Human Services Concentration

The human services concentration provides you with a broad understanding of leadership in human service organizations and nonprofits. Courses explore a wide variety of topics including legal aspects of nonprofit organization, volunteer management, finance, program development, leading in culturally diverse settings, and advocacy. Human service organizations cover many industries including health care, education, children and family services, and criminal justice.

Recreation Administration Concentration

The recreation administration concentration focuses on the management of recreation and leisure organizations. Your courses will address the nature, philosophy and function of non-profit recreational facilities.

Minor in Nonprofit Management

A nonprofit management minor complements degrees like public administration and public relations. Requirements include 18 hours of nonprofit management courses.

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Heather Troth
Associate Professor of Non-Profit Leadership
Campus Executive Director of the Nonprofit Leadership Alliance

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