Start Your Career in Public Service or Nonprofit Management with one of our Undergraduate Minors

Start Your Career in Public Service or Nonprofit Management with one of our Undergraduate Minors

Public Administration Minor

The Division of Public and Nonprofit Administration offers a minor in Public Administration with courses that address competencies necessary for work in local government and public agencies. The minor is open to students majoring in any department in the University.

Requirements

Students must complete 18 hours in Political Science and Public Administration, including 9 hours of required core course and 9 hours from a set of guided electives.

Required Courses:

Guided Electives:

Choose 6 hours from among the following:

Nonprofit Management Minor

The Division of Public and Nonprofit Administration offers an interdisciplinary minor in Nonprofit Management which includes courses that address competencies necessary for work in nonprofit organizations. The minor is open to students majoring in any department in the University or to special students who wish to enroll in order to take such a program.
Students who complete this minor and specified co-curricular activities will be eligible for certification in Nonprofit Professional (CNP) credential by the Nonprofit Leadership Alliance. The certification program is designed to build competencies in nonprofit administration through coursework, internships, volunteer opportunities, student association leadership activities and professional development workshops.

Requirements

The Minor:

18 semester hours, three hours of a required course, and 15 hours from the guided electives.
Required course (3 hours):

Guided electives (15 hours):

Choose one from each category: (3 hours):
Accounting and Financial Management:

Organization and Administration:

Communication Skills:

Nonprofit Context:

Nonprofit Organizations:

Boost Your Career with the Certified nonprofit Professional (CNP) Certification

Students who complete the Nonprofit Management minor and specified co-curricular activities will be eligible for the Certified Nonprofit Professional credential offered by the Nonprofit Leadership Alliance. The credential is designed to build competencies in nonprofit management through coursework, internships, volunteer opportunities, student association leadership activities and professional development workshops.

Contact

To declare the minor in Public Administration or Nonprofit Management, please contact Ms. Candace McRae Walsh, Program Coordinator at cmwalsh1@memphis.edu or by phone at (901) 678-4395.