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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.

National Job Growth

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

Annual Public Administration Jobs

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

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?

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Program Details