Nonprofit Management, BBA

Want to make the world a better place and address challenging social issues with a strong business sense? Our BBA in Nonprofit Management prepares students to think critically, creatively, and collaboratively about issues facing government, for-profit, and nonprofit enterprises.

Our professors inspire student social entrepreneurs to act boldly by exposing them to people who have started social ventures and engaging the community to witness and experience first-hand what is happening right here in Metro Detroit.

The nonprofit management major includes five new emphasis options in Sports Management, Theatre, Entrepreneurship, Public Administration, Human Resources, and Marketing Communications.

Degree Requirements

Program Learning Outcomes

The following learning outcomes are linked to assignments and activities throughout this program:

  1. CRITICAL THINKING: Professional graduates think critically and apply systems thinking to decision-making.
  2. PROBLEM-SOLVING AND APPLICATION: Professional graduates apply functional area concepts and theories appropriately.
    PROFESSIONAL COMMUNICATION: Professional graduates communicate effectively by preparing and delivering oral and written presentations using appropriate technologies.
  3. SOCIAL AND ETHICAL RESPONSIBILITY: Professional graduates align personal, professional, and organizational conduct with ethical and professional standards of conduct including an understanding of corporate social responsibility.
  4. VOCATIONAL AWARENESS: Professional graduates demonstrate an understanding of God’s ongoing story in the world and their responsibility to God, self, organization, and the world as a part of that ongoing story.
  5. ORGANIZATIONAL SUSTAINABILITY AND SOCIAL IMPACT: Professional graduates assess the success of an organization based on the sustainability of both its mission and its economic value creation through qualitative and quantitative analysis.
  6. PROFESSIONAL AND PERSONAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP: Professional graduates integrate entrepreneurial value creation in both their personal and professional lives through the evaluation of benefits and risks of opportunities.


Nonprofit Organizations, Corporate Social Responsibility for Companies, Local Government, Community Engagement for Organizations, Social Entrepreneurship