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Public and Nonprofit Management, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
Berea, SC, United States
Transform your passion for helping others into a compelling career that puts you at the center of a rewarding profession in Public and Nonprofit Management. We offer a bachelor degree in Public and Nonprofit Management at Baldwin Wallace University.
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You'll delve into topics like public policy, grant writing and administration, and learn how today’s political, economic and social conditions impact public and nonprofit management.

We offer a bachelor degree in Public and Nonprofit Management at the Baldwin Wallace University. Coursework in political science, business, and economics provide a strong foundation for your studies, focused on developing analytical, communications, policy and management knowledge and skills. Electives in psychology, sociology, and public health allow you to tailor your curriculum to career interests.

A required internship with a government or nonprofit organization enables you to gain valuable networking contacts, boost competencies and acquire firsthand insight into this multi-faceted career field. BW's proximity to Cleveland puts you within a 20-minute drive to outstanding opportunities.

Career Networking

  • Make career contacts through an advisory committee designed just for political science, public & nonprofit management, international affairs, national security and legal studies majors and minors. 
  • BW alumni and other professionals serve as resources for informational interviews, shadowing and other networking opportunities. 
  • Students can learn about careers in politics, policy, government, law and foreign service and obtain information about attending graduate or law school.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

  • Public and nonprofit management is offered as a major and minor. It includes rigorous coursework and enriching experiential learning activities that develop competencies in organizational management, social science research, public budgeting and finance, grant writing and more.
  • Students in the major are advised closely, and encouraged to choose a minor in a field related to their interest in government and nonprofit management.

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


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    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • Application
  • Secondary School Transcripts
  • Secondary School Report Form
  • Teacher Recommendation
  • Complete the International Student Certification of Financial Support Form

Tuition Fee

  • International

    34504 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 34504 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    34504 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 34504 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Berea

  • 1575 - 2740 USD/month
    Living Costs

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