Nonprofit Leadership: Training for Real World SuccessUConn’s Nonprofit Leadership Program provides credit and non-credit courses and programs to strengthen the skills of practicing nonprofit professionals and those seeking to enter the field.
Leading a nonprofit organization requires a specific set of skills which are best earned through courses and programs that are anchored in day-to-day practice and dynamics of the nonprofit environment. Our partnerships with successful nonprofit agencies enables students to immerse themselves in the world of nonprofits.
For the Online Certificate in Nonprofit Management:
A Practical Approach
The UConn Nonprofit Leadership Program provides you with the skill-sets to navigate the multifaceted roles and complex work environment of the nonprofit sector. Courses and programs are taught by UConn faculty and leaders in the sector who are subject matter experts in leadership; organization management; program development and evaluation; fund development; grant writing; governance and much more. The online graduate certificate prepares nonprofit professionals and UConn graduate students for leadership positions in public and nonprofit organizations. Programs offering internships at Connecticut nonprofits provide opportunities for application of classroom learning. Whether you are a student pursuing a career, an emerging leader in the field or an individual seeking to transition your skills and experience to an encore career, the UConn Nonprofit Leadership Program will help prepare you for a position in the nonprofit or public sector.
in Nonprofit Management
Preparing nonprofessionals and individuals entering the field for leadership positions in nonprofit organizations. Our part-time, 12-credit online graduate certificate program is designed to provide you with the knowledge, tools, faculty-led, peer-to peer interaction to help you thrive in your nonprofit work and career. Learn more about Nonprofit Management.
Nationally recognized skill-set transition training for corporate professionals seeking to enter the nonprofit field. The program is designed to leverage your professional experience and emerge you in the culture and work of the nonprofit sector. The Encore!Connecticut Program is offered in Hartford and Fairfield County. Learn more about Encore!Connecticut.
- Join the Survey Research Virtual Open House!Posted on March 28, 2017
- Professor Ken Dautrich’s Study in NY TimesPosted on March 7, 2017
- “Fake News” Discussed at DPP Student ForumPosted on March 3, 2017
- Thomas Craemer Speaks at “Implicit Bias Exhibit” Opening ReceptionPosted on January 24, 2017
- Professor Joshua Hyman interviewed about his school research on Michigan Public RadioPosted on January 19, 2017
Upcoming DPP Events
Friday, March 31st, 2017
12:00 PM - 02:00 PM
Greater Hartford CampusLibrary Room 308
MPA Alumni Council Meeting will be held on this day. Lunch will be served.
Monday, April 3rd, 2017
12:00 PM - 02:00 PM
Greater Hartford CampusLIB 308
Join the Department of Public Policy as Dr. Kathleen M. Ziol-Guest (Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development at NYU) speaks as part of the DPP Speaker Series.
Lunch will be provided at 12pm with the talk beginning at 12:30pm.
Thursday, April 6th, 2017
05:30 PM - 07:30 PM
Downtown HartfordReal Art Ways
Inviting all Department of Public Policy Alumni! Come join us for art, drinks, networking, and camaraderie with fellow alum, current students, and faculty and to hear from our most recent award winners.
Awards that will be presented are:
MPA Recent Distinguished Alumni Award
MPA Distinguished Alumni Award
GPSR Distinguished Alumni Award
This event will be catered by The Kitchen Catering at Billings Forge. Billings Forge has a unique commitment to using local ingredients and supporting our local farmers and producers. http://billingsforgeworks.org/
Thursday, April 27th, 2017
03:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Greater Hartford CampusLibrary Building, room 308
The Department of Public Policy will be holding an open house on this day. All are welcome to learn about UConn's MPA Program, MPP program, Certificate Programs, and Graduate Program in Survey Research (offering complete online certificate and master options). Attending a DPP Open House is a great opportunity to learn about the curriculum and admissions process, full/part time scheduling, financial aid, as well as to meet with faculty, students, and the Administrative Program Director, Valerie Rogers. Attendees also have the option of sitting in on a class at the end of each open house. Class begins at 4pm and attendees are welcome to stay for as little or long as they wish (only an option when classes are in session and no exam is scheduled). To RSVP, contact Su-Teng Kuan at firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 860-570-9343. More information please visit our main website: http://www.dpp.uconn.edu Open Houses: http://dpp.uconn.edu/admissions/open-houses/