This program has been discontinued as of Fall 2010. If you are interested in Nonprofit Studies, please see the Bachelor of Business Administration.
Current students who began their studies in the Bachelor of Applied Nonprofit Studies have the opportunity to complete their program. They should consult a Business Advisor for further information and guidance.
Live well and help others live better. Canada’s only undergraduate program in nonprofit studies allows you to prepare for a career in one of Canada’s largest and most vibrant economic sectors. Whether your interest is in social services, sports, the arts, or faith-based organizations, you can tailor your studies in the four-year Bachelor of Business Administration program. After graduating, you will be well prepared to begin a rewarding career — including in the philanthropic divisions of corporations. Classroom work is combined with real world experience through Directed Field Studies to prepare you for this rewarding industry, which generates more than $112 billion in revenue.
Follow your interests
In addition to core curriculum, you may tailor your courses based on your personal interests by choosing optional courses in a variety of disciplines. A major/ minor in Nonprofit Studies offers an interdisciplinary approach that builds on Mount Royal’s expertise in:
Combining theory and practice, your nonprofit studies experience will include coursework in:
Demand is high for graduates of this program. Some students even receive offers of employment before they graduate. Career possibilities and positions are diverse in this large sector, which employs more than two million Canadians. Some students have completed the program and launched their careers as executive directors.
Your job title could be:
You could also be an agency administrator, assessment coordinator, marketing and event manager or program planner.
Full- or part-time studies
The four-year program is designed for people who want to begin careers in the nonprofit sector as well as for those who already work in the field. So, to accommodate, both full- and part-time studies are offered.
Students with a BBA degree participate in community-based research through the Institute for Nonprofit Studies.