As the public and private sectors operate with increasing overlap and interaction, the nonprofit sector has gained in popularity and functionality. The Glenn College’s Graduate Nonprofit Studies Minor introduces students to the unique benefits and challenges of the nonprofit world so that regardless of which sector you work in, you will be able to maximize interactions among private, public, and nonprofit to further your goals.

Learn and apply theories and practices that shape political, organizational, economic and technological environments of nonprofit organizations to maximize impact and efficiency.


Analyze nonprofit management dilemmas from a strategic perspective, grounded in an awareness of nonprofit laws, standards, and best practices.


Function effectively in nonprofit settings and with nonprofit organizations in accordance with the goals and missions of a variety of stakeholders from all sectors.

To Apply



Go to gradforms.osu.edu and complete a Minors and Interdisciplinary Specialization Form

For questions related to adding a minor to your program plan, please visit with your academic advisor in your home department


Click here for eligibility and completion requirements


Click here for a full list of course options




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