Major in Public & Nonprofit Management

Work for a cause that you believe in—do good for the world, and well for yourself

Want a hand in the management of a city? How about leading development for a nonprofit? Are you interested in learning the skills to make a difference? A major in Public and Nonprofit Management will prepare you for careers in the government and nonprofit sectors, with coursework specific to your goals and passions.                                                                                  

Pick a Track

As a Public and Nonprofit Management major, you will choose a track—either Public Management or Nonprofit Management. Both majors take a number of shared courses, covering basic management skills, and then break out into coursework more specifically geared towards the public or nonprofit sector. Either way, you'll graduate able to make a difference, while making a living.

Information on this page is for students who enrolled prior to fall 2015. New students should see the Nonprofit Management and Leadership Major or the Public Managment and Leadership Major.