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Prepare for a Professional Role in Nonprofit Art Organizations

SRU's minor in Nonprofit Management in Art responds to the growing sector of nonprofits

Minor in Nonprofit Management in Art

Offered by: Art

The Nonprofit Management in Art Minor for Art Majors is designed to introduce the work environment of nonprofit organizations such as art centers, galleries, museums and more. Emphasis is placed on learning the management and outreach side of nonprofit organizations. Paired up with the art major, it prepares our students for a rewarding career in the nonprofit sector.

Why Choose a Minor in Nonprofit Management in Art?

The nonprofit sector has been growing steadily in recent years offering employment to many. The Minor in Nonprofit Management in Art provides an overview of both the business skills and understandings necessary to manage a nonprofit and the societal environments within which nonprofits operate.

What Will You Learn?

Courses included in this 18-credit minor focus on developing knowledge and skills in the area of finance, management, fundraising, leadership, grant writing, community development and raising the role arts organizations play in community support and revitalization.

The required internship allows students to gain hands-on experience in the daily dynamics of nonprofit art organizations.

Careers In the Nonprofit Management

Students completing this minor will have a familiarity with management, leadership, fundraising, grant writing, and other important skills useful in nonprofit art organizations. The nonprofit art sector is diverse and expansive.

Jobs include:

  • Program Director
  • Gallery Manager
  • Exhibition Coordinator
  • Arts & Crafts Instructor
  • Special Events Manager
  • Public Relations and Social Media Manager Grant Writer/ Coordinator
  • Community Outreach Coordinator
  • Youth and Children Outreach Coordinator

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