Nonprofit Leadership Minor

The Nonprofit Leadership minor is geared to any YSU student seeking a four-year degree who is interested in beginning a career in the nonprofit sector and/or serving the community. The minor in Nonprofit Leadership can be earned through successful completion of the following courses:

COURSETITLES.H.
BUS 3720Nonprofit Leadership3
BUS 3780Financial Management and Fundraising for Nonprofit Organizations3
ADV 3710Basic Public Relations3
MGT 3755Managing Workplace Diversity3
MGT 3725Fundamentals of Management3
BUS 3740Nonprofit Community Service 11
BUS 4840Nonprofit Leadership Internship3
BUS 4841Nonprofit Leadership Seminar1
Total Semester Hours20

All students seeking the Nonprofit Leadership minor must complete a 225 hour internship in a regional nonprofit organization.

Academic credit is given for the internship through enrollment in BUS 4840 and BUS 4841 (listed above). A student can enroll in these two courses during the fall, spring or summer semester.

Certificate in Nonprofit Leadership

The Certificate in Nonprofit Leadership prepares students for an entry-level position in a nonprofit organization. The following courses are required for the Certificate in Nonprofit Leadership:

COURSETITLES.H.
ADV 3710Basic Public Relations3
BUS 3720Nonprofit Leadership3
BUS 3740Nonprofit Community Service 11
BUS 3780Financial Management and Fundraising for Nonprofit Organizations3
MGT 3725Fundamentals of Management3
Total Semester Hours13

Students interested in declaring a minor or certificate in Nonprofit Leadership need to complete an Intra University Transfer Request form with their academic advisor. Students must meet all course prerequisites to enroll in WCBA courses, including a minimum 2.5 overall GPA for upper level business courses. WCBA courses must be completed with the grade of a "C" or higher and cannot be taken credit/no credit.

For more information contact Laura Dewberry, Director, Center for Nonprofit Leadership