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Dates Announced for 2020 Nonprofit Management Graduate Certificate Program at UT

Are you a nonprofit leader or aspiring nonprofit professional who’s ready to take your career to the next level but aren’t sure how? A graduate certificate in nonprofit management is a powerful way to enhance your growth and impact. The Nonprofit Leadership Center offers a graduate certificate in nonprofit management in collaboration with the University of Tampa, and we’re pleased to announce our 2020-2021 session dates.

Dates & Timeline for Next Nonprofit Management Graduate Certificate Session

The 2020-2021 session of the nonprofit management graduate certificate program at the University of Tampa will begin on May 13, 2020. Courses are delivered as four one-week seminars, representing 12 credit hours of graduate-level instruction. Program participants will develop skills in strategic thinking, leadership, marketing, development and accounting. The schedule and required in-person time commitments are as follows:

  • May 13-19, 2020: Thinking Strategically
    Students will focus on evaulating mission, analyzing board governance and conducting an environmental scan. They will also identify the focus area for their program-long project and business plan.
  • August 5-11, 2020: Marketing, Research & Communication
    During this session, students will learn how to conduct market research, explore fund development and develop a marketing plan for their chosen project.
  • January 6-12, 2021: Accounting & Financial Management
    Students will learn the fundamentals of accounting, financial performance, analyzing costs and internal controls. They will also develop a budget for their program-long project.
  • May 12-18, 2021: Leadership and Innovation
    In the final session of the program, students will evaluate their personal leadership and develop an implementation plan.
  • Week of July 19, 2021: Final Presentations
    The program culminates with students presenting their business plan to a group of nonprofit and community leaders for evaluation as the final step to receiving their certificate.



Join us for an info session to learn more.

Join us for a lunch and learn to discover how quickly you can further your education with our nonprofit graduate program. You’ll receive a general overview of the University of Tampa as well as details about nonprofit management track options. Faculty and staff will be available to answer your questions, discuss the application process and review financial aid options.

University of Tampa
401 W Kennedy Blvd. Tampa, Fl 33606
Crescent Club, Vaughn Center floor 9


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