Academic Catalog 2023-2024

Slippery Rock University

Philanthropy and Nonprofit Management, Minor

The minor in philanthropy and nonprofit management is intended to be useful to those students who may choose to either follow a career path or a personal goal of working within a nonprofit, nongovernmental organizational context. These courses prepare students to meet professional demands of the nonprofit sector. 

To access Minor Requirements, please view the Curriculum Guide tab.

Related Links

Philanthropy and Nonprofit Management, Minor Program Page

Management: General Management Department Page

Professional Licensure/Certification Page

Curriculum Guide

GPA Requirement

Minor GPA: 2.0 or higher

Minor Requirements

  • Students must complete at least 6 credit hours in their minor from SRU
  • A minimum of 6 credit hours must be upper division (courses numbered 300 and above)
  • A minor shall be no fewer than 18 credits.
Required Courses
NLPA 220Introduction to Nonprofit Management3
NLPA 305Financial Best Practices for Decision Makers3
NLPA 320Community Change and Development3
NLPA 325Social and Ethical Issues in Philanthropy and Fundraising3
INDP 450Internship3
Select one of the following:3
Race and Ethnic Diversity in the USA
Human Development and Education
Civic Engagement and Community Decision-Making
Total Hours18

Some courses may require pre-requisites. Please see course descriptions to determine if there are any pre-requisites for that specific course.

Important Curriculum Guide Notes

This Curriculum Guide is provided to help SRU students and prospective students better understand their intended major curriculum. Enrolled SRU students should note that the My Rock Audit may place already-earned and/or in progress courses in different, yet valid, curriculum categories. Enrolled SRU students should use the My Rock Audit Report and materials and information provided by their faculty advisers to ensure accurate progress towards degree completion. The information on this guide is current as of the date listed. Students are responsible for curriculum requirements at the time of enrollment at the University.

PASSHE - Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education Institutions

This program is effective as of Fall 2015
Revised 8-2019