Develop the skills and knowledge you need to help a nonprofit organization fulfill its mission in the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration program with a concentration in Nonprofit Management. Southern New Hampshire University's nonprofit management concentration delves into the nature of nonprofit organizations.
The online BS in Business Administration with a concentration in Nonprofit Management was developed in cooperation with business professionals to provide the expertise you need to succeed in today's workplace.
Why earn a business administration degree with a concentration in nonprofit management at SNHU?
The business administration and nonprofit management program is ideal for students who wish to transfer college credits, switch to nonprofit management from another field or supplement an associate degree with a bachelor's in business.
When you add a nonprofit management concentration to your BS in Business Administration, you’ll benefit from a curriculum focused on developing effective leadership tools for survival, growth, increased productivity and conflict management in today's increasingly complex business environment. By combining broad-based business courses with marketing courses, you’ll learn how to apply theory to real-world situations.
As a private, nonprofit university, SNHU has one mission – to help you see yourself succeed. The benefits of earning your BS Business Administration degree online at SNHU include:
The nonprofit field is as diverse as it is rewarding. You’ll find valuable roles in human resources, public relations, accounting, grant writing and more within a variety of organizations, including hospitals, universities and social organizations.
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the need for social and community service managers will grow much faster than average, with new jobs increasing by 18% through 2026.*
With a concentration in nonprofit management, you'll benefit from a curriculum focused on developing skills to address the unique challenges within the nonprofit world and achieve organizational goals. Nonprofit management courses will help you master grant writing, governmental and nonprofit accounting, nonprofit management and entrepreneurship. Courses are taught by instructors with professional credentials and experience in their field.
SNHU's bachelor's in nonprofit management program includes:
General Education Program
Our programs are designed to equip you with the skills and insights you need to move forward. In recent years, employers have stressed the need for graduates with higher order skills - the skills that go beyond technical knowledge - such as:
All undergraduate students are required to take general education classes. Through foundation, exploration and integration courses, students learn to think critically, creatively and collaboratively, giving you the edge employers are looking for.
Business Core Program
Programs in the School of Business require learners to complete the business core program, which includes a variety of business-specific courses. This program focuses on 10 core competencies to prepare you for success wherever you go.
This introduction course will examine the theory and practice of leadership and decision-making in the nonprofit sector. Students will be exposed to core classic and contemporary theories on leadership, management, governance and organizational effectiveness of nonprofit organizations.
This course focuses on the factors that contribute to the personal success of entrepreneurs and affect successful entrepreneurship. Entrepreneurship is also studied. Case studies, contemporary readings and simulations are used. International considerations are included.
The ability to secure funding through grant writing is essential for nonprofit organizations. This course covers strategy for aligning the needs of the nonprofit organization to available funding sources. Additionally, the course reviews how to identify a need for funding, source grant opportunities, mutual benefits between a nonprofit and a funder's mission, and the grant writing process.
The nonprofit management seminar provides students with an opportunity to apply knowledge toward identifying solutions and strategies for addressing challenges facing nonprofit leaders. Students will assume a leadership role of a nonprofit organization in a simulated experiential environment.
Total Credits: 120
Tuition rates for SNHU's online degree programs are among the lowest in the nation. We offer financial aid packages to those who qualify, plus a 30% tuition discount for U.S. service members, both full and part time, and the spouses of those on active duty.
*Tuition Rates are subject to change and are reviewed annually.
No Application Fee, $150 Graduation Fee, Course Materials ($ varies by course)
Southern New Hampshire University is a private, nonprofit institution accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges as well as several other accrediting bodies. More...
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