Nonprofit Leadership Student Learning Outcomes

Student talking with Father Curran

Rockhurst University is proud to prepare nonprofit leaders to make a positive difference in the Kansas City community and beyond. Built in the Jesuit tradition, we teach students how to think critically and approach real-world problems with integrity, intelligence and compassion. By incorporating hands-on learning and values-driven curriculum, the nonprofit leadership program creates the foundation for lasting impact. Here, students are empowered to become the change agents that our communities need.

With a degree in nonprofit leadership from Rockhurst, you’ll be able to:

  • Clearly express ideas through confident delivery of a cohesive oral and written presentation
  • Effectively use financial information in the management of a nonprofit organization
  • Implement fundraising activities as identified in a strategic fund development plan
  • Analyze the roles of professionals and volunteers in the leadership of a nonprofit organization
  • Demonstrate the basic elements of program planning in nonprofit organizations
  • Analyze the impact of laws and regulations on the function of nonprofit organizations
  • Interpret the role of risk management practices in limiting organizational risk
  • Analyze the relationship between personal and organizational values
  • Create a professional network by actively developing relationships with mentors in the field