The nonprofit and public administration minor requires a total of 30 credits. Students take three required courses, and choose from classes in public administration and policy, nonprofit management, or urban planning. Students are encouraged to pursue an internship with a nonprofit organization or the public sector.   The minor in nonprofit and public administration welcomes students interested in pursuing careers working in the nonprofit sector, local, state, or federal government.

Coursework in the minor encourages students to explore diverse perspectives and apply problem-solving skills to analyze and address real-world social problems.  

Degree offered: minor

The Nonprofit and Public Administration minor is complementary to many majors. Students interested in the nonprofit leadership minor are encouraged to meet with the program coordinator or director to discuss their interests and career goals and to plan their courses of study.


Nonprofit and Public Administration Minor, Carey Stangl is the Summer Public Programs Intern at Seattle Arts Museum

Nonprofit and Public Administration Minor, Kevin Plissner is a Politics and Public Policy Intern with the Washington Center in Washington, D.C.

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