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GVSU students participating in a nonprofit event. Photo taken pre-COVID.

Public and Nonprofit Administration, B.A., B.S.

Our public and nonprofit administration program is designed to prepare our students for a career in the public and nonprofit sectors. Students develop and learn fundraising, financial management, human resources, strategic planning and volunteer management skills.


6%
National Job Growth

Public and nonprofit administration opportunities are projected to grow 6% in the U.S. by 2025.

3,000+
Annual Public Administration Jobs

Annually in Michigan, there are more than 3,000 public administration job openings.

90%
Recent Graduates Successfully Placed in Jobs

90% of recent GVSU public administration alumni secure job placements post-graduation.


Source: EMSI, 2021

Program Overview

Students in the public and nonprofit administration program learn how to serve the public interest ethically, effectively, and efficiently. They may choose to focus on:

Why Study Public and Nonprofit Administration at Grand Valley?


Program Details