The nonprofit sector plays an essential role in providing
important public services and in working to achieve social justice.
The sector continues to grow, and the role of nonprofit agencies
continues to expand in civil society. There is a rise in
volunteerism, but the supply of effective, trained leadership in
nonprofit agencies has not kept pace with demand. The future
strength of the sector is dependent on recruiting high quality
individuals who will make nonprofit work a conscious career
Degree offered: minor
The nonprofit leadership minor is complementary to many majors,
including business, criminal justice, environmental studies,
liberal studies, nursing, psychology, public affairs, social work,
sociology, and theology and religious studies.
Students interested in the nonprofit leadership minor are
encouraged to meet with the deputy coordinator or director to
discuss their interests and career goals and to plan their courses of