Running a modern not-for-profit organization means knowing how to run a business—administering payroll, providing health insurance, managing staff, maintaining facilities and minimizing risks.

Church leaders and not-for-profit executives are increasingly asked to handle these issues with businesslike efficiency.

Career Opportunities

  • Director of Church Finances
  • Children's Ministries Director
  • Church Operations Administrator
  • Church Office Administrator 
  • Marketing Planner
  • Market Researcher
  • Research Analyst 
  • Director of Student Ministries 
  • Church Coffee Shop Manager
  • Church Theatre Technical Coordinator
  • Director of Technical Ministries 
  • Church Accountant
  • Small Group Ministry Director
  • Church Project Manager
  • Director of Christian Education
  • Fellowship Team Leader 

Not-for-Profit/Church Management Program and Degree Overview

This unique degree option provides an in-depth focus on business as it relates to not-for-profit and church organizations.

Our rigorous but flexible degree program will build your critical knowledge of business and not-for-profit and church management. Graduates find career positions as program directors, church administrators, field managers and more.

Our faculty members are experienced business leaders and learned scholars. They are dedicated to providing students with a well-rounded learning experience by using the latest technology and engaging students with real-world business scenarios and hands-on learning exercises.

Not-for-Profit/Church Management Course Information

The degree requires courses in:

  • accounting
  • economics 
  • information technology
  • statistics
  • management
  • ethics
  • finance
  • marketing

Specialized courses in not-for-profit accounting, volunteer management and contract management will prepare students for the unique situations that not-for-profits face on a daily basis. Students can also explore elective courses such as personal finance, small business management and advanced business law.

For details about required courses and more, please visit our online catalog.


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