The John Glenn College of Public Affairs offers a minor in Nonprofit Studies. Organizations throughout the public and private sectors are interacting and operating with increased overlap — resulting in gained popularity and functionality for the nonprofit sector. The Glenn College’s Nonprofit Studies minor introduces students, outside of the BA program, to the unique benefits and challenges of the nonprofit world. Students have the opportunity to take courses from multiple departments on campus and pursue an internship with a nonprofit organization to gain further understanding of the role nonprofits have in shaping public policy. The Nonprofit Studies minor is designed for students with majors outside of the Glenn College (Public Affairs majors should pursue the nonprofit specialization track).
The Nonprofit Studies minor requires completion of a minimum of 15 credit hours--two of the required courses provide an overview and the management and governance of nonprofit organizations. Students must also fulfill an experiential requirement that provides them with real-world experience in the field.