Professional Development

NTEN’s courses give you the knowledge you need to grow in your career, stay current on nonprofit technology best practices, and become a tech champion at your organization. You’ll gain real-world knowledge while receiving valuable feedback from the instructors.

Whether you’re interested in taking a course or two or designing your own certification program, NTEN has the in-depth curriculum you need to succeed in your career.

Aaron Tebrinke

“Earning a certificate was a profoundly positive experience that has truly changed my professional life and I would highly recommend it to anyone serious about thriving in the nonprofit sector.”

– Aaron Tebrinke, Communications Manager at Dominican Sisters of Springfield, Illinois (2018 graduate)

For the best value, join NTEN. Members receive a 50% discount on all courses and certificate programs.

Courses

Our week-long, live captioned courses are focused, deep dives on specific topics facilitated by advanced practitioners in the field. Each course includes pre-readings, a 90-minute live online training, and homework. Our faculty are skilled trainers who are also active nonprofit professionals. And all NTEN courses are eligible for CFRE and CAE credits.

Pay for one course at a time: Member rate $125/Non-member rate $250

Scholarships are available for individual courses and awarded on a rolling basis.

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Nonprofit Technology Professional Certificate

Our longstanding and respected certification program is the first to offer a credential for nonprofit professionals. To earn certification, you need to complete 14 courses from the below categories. You’re free to choose the courses that are most relevant to your interests and work. Email us to learn how to get started.

  • 2 IT courses.
  • 2 Leadership courses.
  • 2 Program courses.
  • 2 Communications courses.
  • 5 Additional courses from any category.
  • 1 Final assignment.

Your final assignment is a self-paced course that you can begin once you have completed the other course requirements.

Pay for 14 courses upfront: Member rate $1,000/Non-member rate $2,000

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Digital Equity Professional Certificate

Our equity certification was designed by digital inclusion experts to help your organization bridge the digital divide. To earn certification, you need to complete 14 courses from the below categories. You’re free to choose the courses that are most relevant to your interests and work. Email us to learn how to get started.

  • 6 Digital inclusion courses.
  • 2 Leadership courses.
  • 5 Additional courses from any category.
  • 1 Final assignment.

Your final assignment is a self-paced course that you can begin once you have completed the other course requirements.

Pay for 14 courses upfront: Member rate $1,000/Non-member rate $2,000

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