USC Price School of Public Policy

Policy Area Specializations

Nonprofit Management and Policy

This specialization considers how philanthropy and the nonprofit sectors can contribute to innovative public problem solving.

Suggested management elective:

  • PPD 675 – Nonprofit Management and Leadership

Suggested analytic elective:

  • PPD 542 – Program and Policy Evaluation

Sample electives may include:

  • PPD 658 – Advocacy in Public Administration
  • PPD 665 – Contemporary Issues in Philanthropy
  • PPD 687 – Strategic Management in Nonprofit Organizations
  • PPD 689 – The Voluntary Nonprofit Sector and Public Policy