Studying non-profit leadership at university gives you the foundation of knowledge you will need to work in this sector. This program gives students a general education designed to help them understand people from different backgrounds, as well as specific courses related to the non-profit sector. Along with general management and leadership principles, you will learn about special event planning, grant writing, recruiting volunteers, and strategic planning.
A non-profit leadership will prepare you for working in the community for various groups. You will develop your communication and critical thinking skills to prepare you for the work place. Here are some examples of the kinds of courses you would be taking if you chose to major in non-profit leadership:
• Business Administration
• Computer Studies
• Fine Arts
• Government and International Studies
• Non-profit Administration
• Community Director
• Ethics Officer
• Fundraising Assistant
• Grant Writer
• Health/Safety Administrator
• Marketing/Public Relations Assistant
• Program Director
You may also choose to continue studying non-profit leadership at the Master’s degree level, or pursue a degree in business administration or leadership geared toward for-profit enterprises.