Nonprofit Technology Professional Certificate

Supercharge your career and have your skills recognized with the NTEN Nonprofit Technology Professional Certificate.

An in-depth, certified training produced by NTEN in collaboration with the best and brightest in the nptech sector, the certificate covers best practices in technology planning and investment, digital strategy, and leadership.

The next cohort starts in April 2018, and enrollment is now open.

Training that meets you where you are

The Professional Certificate is designed for early to mid-career nonprofit professionals and is self-paced, though requirements must be met within a 12-month period.


“Every week I think, ‘Wow, this is so timely and helpful, I can’t believe how great this program has been so far.’ The content, teachers, and other classmates are awesome. I have learned a lot and it has already helped me so much in my job.”

– Kristy Hayter, Covenant House Vancouver (June 2016)

Your return on investment

Enrollment costs $1000 for NTEN members or $2000 for nonmembers. This includes:

  • In-depth online training on 8 core elements of nonprofit technology
  • Five elective courses, chosen from our catalog of 30
  • Regular, individual feedback from our expert faculty
  • Curriculum based on real-world nonprofit experience
  • Support and connection from your cohort
  • Expert guidance on a final project relevant to your work
  • Delivered through an interactive, user-friendly online training center
  • 3 CFRE credits per course or 24 for the core subjects
  • Professional Certificate upon completion

Training for the Professional Certificate is offered twice each year, with Fall and Spring cohorts. 

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Thank you to Microsoft Philanthropies for their generous support of this program including full scholarships for participants in the initial pilot program!