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Nonprofit Leadership & Administration

Are you interested in providing direction and leadership to charitable organizations and others working for the common good?

Nonprofit leaders can have a positive impact on important issues like hunger, gender, race and homelessness. The Nonprofit Leadership and Administration program from Pamplin College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences’ Department of Social Sciences prepares students for a variety of rewarding career pathways.

A Nonprofit Leadership and Administration degree from Augusta University offers an experience like no other. Graduates can step right into nonprofit jobs or continue their studies in graduate programs that focus on public service.

Nonprofit Leadership & Administration is for you if you consider yourself

Analytical and Strategic
Creative and Expressive
Helpful and Nurturing
Innovative and Cutting-edge

 

Nonprofit Leadership & Administration

1120 15th Street AH-N312
Augusta, GA 30912

Allgood Hall, N312

socsci@augusta.edu

706-737-1735

What You'll Study

Coursework

You’ll learn key theories and tools in areas like nonprofit administration, nonprofit finance, grant writing, nonprofit fundraising and social science research.

Course List | Track Sheet 

Experience-based Education

Outside the Classroom

Internships are built into the curriculum, providing hands-on experience in a real-world nonprofit environment.

Study abroad trips take your understanding of culture — and yourself — to new levels, delivering stimulating experiences that prepare you for rewarding career opportunities and a fulfilling life. The broad reach of the nonprofit world ensures the career relevance of many of the study abroad opportunities.

 

Research & Innovation

Whether you’re an undergraduate or graduate student, you’ll have opportunities to create your own research projects or work with faculty to tackle some of the world’s most complex and pressing challenges.

 

Research Center

Pamplin College’s Center for Social Science Research involves students as active partners in research projects that assist local public and nonprofit agencies improve their effectiveness.

 

Student Publications

Student publications are an excellent way to find your voice and strengthen your portfolio, and Pamplin College has a wide range to get involved with.

 

Clubs & Organizations

Student clubs and organizations help you “plug in” to campus life in a way that can lead to meaningful connections, new interests and resume-enhancing experiences.

Your Future

Career Options

Graduates of the Nonprofit Leadership and Administration program can work in social services, foreign languages, public administration, arts and advocacy.

According to the Center for Civil Society Studies Archive, nonprofit organizations employed the third largest workforce in the U.S. economy.

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Learning Like No Other

Why Augusta?

Wide variety of in-demand concentrations prepares you for the career you want.

Dynamic campus with opportunities to interact in a multitude of collaborative ways.

State of the art facilities and technology provides the experience needed to step directly into your career.

The on-campus gallery and the department’s long history of hosting visiting artists and lecturers brings the greater art world to you.

photo from article Augusta University invests $6 million to boost faculty and staff amid enrollment surge

Augusta University invests $6 million to boost faculty and staff amid enrollment surge

This significant investment was primarily aimed at bolstering areas where the university expects to see the most growth in core classes that first- and second-year students need to progress toward their degree, but the funding will also support all areas of enrollment growth through increasing student support in areas.

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Creativity, Discovery, Engagement

The Katherine Reese Pamplin College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences forms the heart of the liberal arts mission of Augusta University. We foster critical thinking about complex questions of the human experience; cultivate skills in written, verbal, and creative expression; promote active citizenship and community engagement; and prepare graduates for diverse careers in quickly changing globalized environments.