Non-Profit Enterprise Specialization

The Non-Profit Enterprise Specialization prepares you to deliver services focused toward nonprofit organizations. In the Non-Profit Enterprise Specialization, you focus on topics such as organizational behavior, fiscal management, and non-profit agency management. Learn how to enhance your degree at Ashford University. Your specialization may require prerequisite course work. Please talk to your advisor for more information.

Non-Profit Enterprise Specialization for Undergraduate Degrees

Prepare to manage non-profit enterprises. Enhance your organizational skills when you pair the four (4), three (3) credit courses of the Non-Profit Enterprise specialization with your undergraduate degree.

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Degrees Offering the Non-Profit Enterprise Specialization

Undergraduate Non-Profit Enterprise Specialization Courses

BUS 318 Organizational Behavior

3 Credits

This course is designed to develop the student’s skills in the understanding of factors that affect how individuals and groups act and interact with one another and with management. It also looks at how organizations manage their internal environment with the aim of improving productivity, efficiency, and communications among members. Prerequisite: BUS 201 or MGT 330.

SOC 315 Cross-Cultural Perspectives

3 Credits

Culture and politics in Europe, Latin America, the Arab world, India, East Asia, and other areas are examined. Emphasis is on viewing the world from the diverse perspectives of other cultures and political systems. Topics and regions vary.

SRV 428 Non-Profit Agency Management

3 Credits

This course serves as an introduction to the non-profit organization and management. Discussions will focus on mission, leadership, marketing, community relations, fund development, staff supervision and professional development. 

SRV 429 Fiscal Management of Nonprofit Organizations

3 Credits

This course examines the principles and practices of financial management in nonprofit organizations. It is designed to teach students how to use financial information in the management of nonprofit organizations. The use of case studies and applied examples intends to make the course especially practical to those working in the nonprofit environment. Prerequisite: SRV 301.