Humane Leadership

Bachelor of Science

The Department of Humane Leadership emphasizes effective, ethical and compassionate services within animal-related professions. The curriculum integrates the history, philosophies, strategies, and concerns related to animal welfare with non-profit management subjects. Coursework in this major provides the necessary knowledge and skills for support and managerial positions found in shelter management, animal protection, and an array of nonprofit management organizations.

Students who graduate with a BS in Humane Leadership will be able to:

  • Understand the role of non-profits within the context of animal protection.
  • Demonstrate knowledge in the main aspects of nonprofit management, including leadership, strategic planning, financial management, human resources, volunteer management, and fundraising.
  • Provide humane support and direct services in a nonprofit organization.
  • Articulate humane values that are supportive of animal protection.
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