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    Jul 24, 2024  
2021-2022 Augusta University Catalog 
2021-2022 Augusta University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Bachelor of Arts with a major in Nonprofit Leadership and Administration

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Program Overview

The BA in Nonprofit Leadership and Administration educates and trains students to be professionals in nonprofit organizations. Students learn key theories and tools in the following areas: nonprofit administration, nonprofit finance, nonprofit marketing, professional writing, nonprofit fundraising, social science research, grant writing, and public administration theories and practices. Through their elective coursework, students have the opportunity to focus in particular areas of nonprofit administration, such as social services, foreign languages, public administration, arts, and advocacy. Given the applied nature of nonprofit management, students will be required to complete internship credit. Graduates of the program will be prepared to seek employment in nonprofit organizations and/or continue their studies in graduate programs that focus on public service.

Program Contact
William Hatcher, PhD
Admissions Information

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Core Area A-E: 42 Hours

For more information on Core Curriculum Areas A-E, see Core Requirements .

Electives: 12 Hours

Twelve hours of elective coursework based on the student’s area of nonprofit interest and with help from the nonprofit advisor.

Free Electives: 26 Hours

Twenty-six hours of elective coursework. Six hours need to be upper-level coursework. 

Wellness Graduation Requirement: 4 Hours

Students who transfer to Augusta University with less than 60 credit hours must complete the Wellness Requirement.

Total Credit Hours for Degree: 124

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