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Bachelor of Science in Professional Studies - Nonprofit Leadership

Duquesne University



With the growing number of nonprofit organizations and foundations in the US, there is a increase in demand or individuals who have the skills and the knowledge that is needed for taking on a leadership role within any organization. For this reason, Duquesne University has created their online Bachelor of Science in Professional Studies - Nonprofit Leadership degree program.

This is an ideal nonprofit degree program for those individuals who are aspiring to work in or with the nonprofit sector. This knowledge is also useful for those interested in or serving on a nonprofit board.

Topics covered in this online nonproft degree program, include:

  • Introduction to Nonprofit Leadership
  • Fundraising Basics and Financial Management
  • Fundraising, Philanthropy and Resource Development
  • Strategic Planning and Organizational Effectiveness
  • Human Resource and Volunteer Management
  • Nonprofit Board of Directors

A minimum of 120 credits is required for graduation. Courses are offered in an accelerated, 8-week format. Students can obtain a degree in four years (less with transfer credits). Those entering with an associate's degree or equivalent can earn their degree in about two years.

All applicants must have a minimum of a high school diploma or GED.

Accreditation Information

Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Higher Education

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