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Mailing Address

School of Public Administration
College of Health and Public Affairs
University of Central Florida

4364 Scorpius Street
Orlando, FL 32816-1395

Phone: 407-823-2604
Fax: 407-823-5651

B.A./B.S. in Nonprofit Management

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Beginning in fall 2017, the School of Public Administration will offer a Bachelor of Arts in Nonprofit Management, with an option for students to earn a Bachelor of Science instead. The undergraduate degree program in nonprofit management is designed to prepare future nonprofit leaders who are competent in volunteer management, board development, fundraising, legal and ethical decision making, and general nonprofit management. Upon graduation, students will be eligible to apply for the Certified Nonprofit Professional credential.

Program highlights:

• B.A. and B.S. options
• Required internship and capstone
• Many courses available online

Coursework includes:

• Professional Administrative Writing in the Public Sector
• Nonprofit Leadership Seminar
• Administrative Theory
• Nonprofit Organizations
• Resource Development in the Nonprofit Sector
• Volunteer Management
• Planning and Improvement for Public Organzations
• Survey Research in Public Administration
• Cooperative Education/Internships

We are now accepting accepting applications for fall. To apply, please visit undergraduate admissions.

For more information on this program, please contact program director Stephanie Krick, Ph.D., at

The hallmark of our work is our strong community engagement.
— Mary Ann Feldheim,  Ph.D., Associate Professor
"The University of Central Florida was a valuable preparation for both graduate school and for the world of work within the field of public affairs."
— Ben Hagen,  B.S. in public administration, '10; Research and Communications Associate, New Economy Project
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