Non-Profit/Public Organizational Management Studies is a program that prepares individuals to manage the business affairs of non-profit corporations, including foundations, educational institutions, associations, and other such organizations, and public agencies and governmental operations.
Non-Profit/Public Organizational Management Studies majors and degree programs likely include instruction in business management, principles of public administration, principles of accounting and financial management, human resources management, taxation of non-profit organizations, and business law as applied to non-profit organizations.
Search for colleges that offer a degree in Non-Profit/Public Organizational Management (use the College Search feature and enter " "Non-Profit Management" or “Public Organization Management " in the major search field). Read the school’s department pages, they are often loaded with useful and specific information about the field.
What can you do with a major/degree in Non-Profit/Public Organizational Management Studies?
With a major/degree in Non-Profit/Public Organizational Management Studies you may find yourself positioned perfectly for a career with global and community non-profits, healthcare, schools and universities, foundations, or even in the arts. Especially sought-after are development and fundraising leaders. As well, with a focus on public organizational management, you likely will be involved in analyzing information, overseeing expenditures, drafting and implementing governmental and public policy, managing people and resources, conducting safety inspections, investigating suspected criminal activity, serving as a consultant, and in general act as stewards of the public interest.
Trade Associations and Professional Organizations in Non-Profit/Public Organizational Management Studies:
Professional associations are groups of professionals dedicated to topics in specific fields. Professional associations provide a wealth of online resources, some of which are geared specifically towards students. These organizations typically also host conferences and events, providing great opportunities for learning and networking across your field of interest.
- Non-Profit Employees Association
- National Council of Nonprofits
- American Society for Public Administration
- International City/County Management Association
Publications/Magazines in Non-Profit/Public Organizational Management Studies: