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Nonprofit and NGO Studies Major

Graduate School Preparation

CLCE gradsAs an undergraduate student, you may be undecided about your major or don't know yet what career you want to pursue. One thing you may be sure of is that you want to continue on to graduate school after you graduate from NIU.

For those interested in earning an advanced degree, the Nonprofit and NGO Studies (NNGO) major is a great place to start.

The Nonprofit and NGO Studies major’s interdisciplinary structure allows students to learn about a wide variety of topics. This broad knowledge base helps students prepare to enroll in many different types of graduate programs. 

Access additional information on graduate programs at NIU.

A graduate degree provides students with specialized skills in their field of interest and Nonprofit and NGO Studies majors typically apply to graduate programs in areas, such as:

  • Anthropology
  • Art
  • Communication Studies
  • History
  • International Affairs
  • Law
  • Leadership
  • Nonprofit Management
  • Philosophy
  • Public Administration
  • Public Health
  • Public Policy
  • Sociology
  • Urban Planning
  • Urban Studies