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 nonprofit professionals 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.
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Upcoming DPP Events
Tuesday, November 28th, 2017
12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
Downtown HartfordRoom 216, Exec. Conf. Room
Information for potential students on the online Graduate Program in Survey Research.
Tuesday, November 28th, 2017
03:00 PM - 03:30 PM
Online session for potential students interested in the Graduate Program in Survey Research.
Tuesday, December 5th, 2017
05:00 PM - 07:30 PM
Downtown HartfordHTB-Room 216 and 226
Public Service Careers: Making a Difference while Making a Living
Join us on UConn's Hartford campus for a public service careers panel featuring successful UConn Department of Public Policy alumni. Panelists will talk about their work, the rewards of a career in public service and how their UConn graduate education helped them to pursue their professional http://goals.The panelists work in nonprofit organizations and local and state government and possess a varied range of experience and professional background.
The event will begin with refreshments and time for networking. Then the panelists will speak about their careers and answer audience questions.
RSVP at https://uconn.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_77BliazKXkuNIdD by December 1, 2017.
Wednesday, December 6th, 2017
05:00 PM - 06:00 PM
Storrs CampusBabbidge Library, Class of '47 Room
Information session for potential students on the MPA, MPP and Fast-Track Programs. RSVP at https://uconn.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_5cYjeeywpdREAXb by December 4, 2017.
Tuesday, December 12th, 2017
12:00 PM - 01:30 PM
Downtown HartfordHTB, Exec.Conference Room, Room 216
DPP Information Session for potential students interested in the MPA Fellows and GPSR programs. Lunch https://uconn.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_5cYjeeywpdREAXbincluded. RSVP at