Why Nonprofit Leadership?
With nearly 1.6 million federally-registered nonprofits in the United States and
more than 38,000 in Georgia alone, employment and leadership opportunities abound.
Nonprofits need talented, creative people with diverse skills and experiences to
lead and manage programs, staff and volunteer. This work is more than a job – it's
part of a life of meaning and a career that makes an impact for good.
LaGrange College’s Nonprofit Leadership Studies program prepares students for
successful careers and leadership roles with nonprofit organizations. Students
achieve foundational and professional competencies through coursework, hands-on
learning through research and service work in the community, and an internship
with a nonprofit organization.
Each degree-seeking student completes an internship with a nonprofit organization.
This supervised learning experience provides an in-depth opportunity to learn firsthand
about the host organization and the roles and responsibilities of its staff and