Academic Programs Overview

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Nonprofit and NGO Studies Programs

Nonprofit and NGO Studies was created for students who want to make a difference in the world by working for nonprofit organizations or in the fields of philanthropy, public service or community engagement, but want a paying career as well. You can choose from three program options:

  • Major: 24 credit hours in core courses plus interdisciplinary requirements toward a B.A. or B.S. degree. You can customize your degree by selecting elective courses that most closely connect with your interests and career goals. 
  • Minor: 18 credit hours as an addition to any major
  • Undergraduate Certificate:12 credit hours as an addition to any major

To learn more about which program is right for you, talk to one of our academic advisors for more information.

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Center for Nonprofit and
NGO Studies
Zulauf Hall 114
815-753-4410
nonprofitNGOcenter@niu.edu

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