Nonformal and Community-Based Education - Minor

College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences

About This Minor

The Nonformal and Community-Based Education minor at Utah State University prepares students to work in nonformal education and community-based careers. Students will develop skills in active learning instructional techniques, volunteer management, event design, curriculum evaluation, and team building.

What You Will Learn

Students will learn nonformal teaching methods, community programming and evaluation, volunteer programs and partnerships, educational and multicultural foundations, and have the option to choose from a range of supportive electives.


At a Glance

College: College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences

Department: Applied Sciences, Technology and Education

USU Locations:

  • Logan campus

Faculty: View profiles of faculty members on the department directory.

Learn More: Program website

Program Requirements

Career And Outcomes

Career Opportunities

  • Community Educator
  • Nonprofit Program Coordinator
  • Volunteer Coordinator
  • Environmental Educator
  • Youth Development Specialist



We will build on your goals and experiences while working together to design an individualized semester-by-semester plan. Your personalized plan will help you see a path from where you are now on to graduation. Even if you are unsure of the major you would like to pursue, we can help with resources and ideas.

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