Prepare to work in nonprofit organizations. The nonprofit leadership degree combines ministry and business courses.
Our Nonprofit Leadership minor can be added to a variety of ministry majors or to any number of other majors at Northwestern. Our vision is to equip those who have a special calling to work in nonprofit contexts with the ethical and relational, managerial, and missional skills that they need in order to thrive in their work. We are committed to raising up graduates who can provide Christian leadership in a variety of local and international nonprofit contexts. Christian Service, Ministry Internships, and Intercultural Studies internships can also be completed as a part of this minor.
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.
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.
What will I learn?
You will develop a ministry mindset, learn practical business skills, and establish strong communication skills for work in nonprofit organizations.