Nonprofit Leadership Minor | University of Northwestern, St. Paul
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Department of Christian Ministries
Nonprofit Leadership Minor
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Department of Christian Ministries

Nonprofit Leadership Minor

  • Minor
  • Undergraduate

18 credits

required for minor

18 credits

18 credits

required for minor

Prepare to work in nonprofit organizations. The nonprofit leadership degree combines ministry and business courses.

A minor in nonprofit leadership may be the right degree for you if you

  • are mission-oriented
  • interested in humanitarian outreach
  • have a cross-cultural mindset
  • are interested in a career working in the nonprofit sector

Why study nonprofit leadership at Northwestern?

You will develop relational skills, learn ethics, and gain experience in missional leadership. Our small class sizes allow you one-on-one attention from experienced professors. They will help you be well-equipped for a career in nonprofit leadership.

With campus so close to Minneapolis and St. Paul, students at Northwestern have the opportunity to intern in a variety of nonprofits around the Twin Cities.

Our Nonprofit Leadership minor can be added to ministry majors or to any number of other majors at Northwestern.

What will I learn?

You will develop a ministry mindset, learn practical business skills, and establish strong communication skills for work in nonprofit organizations.

I've been very impressed with how the professors handled tough topics that have come up from a Christian perspective. They don’t shy away from hard topics, and they address them with the awareness that there are real people at stake, not theoretical.

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