10 months
62650 USD/year
62650 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Nonprofit Leadership from University of Pennsylvania prepares nonprofit leaders and social entrepreneurs to guide organizations tackling some of the world’s most complex social challenges. 


At Nonprofit Leadership from University of Pennsylvania  you will learn to create social impact through thoughtful, inventive, and meaningful work in nonprofits, charitable foundations, international NGOs, and more.  The Leadership Practicum enhances your understanding of leadership in nonprofits and social enterprises and fosters a commitment by nonprofit leaders to cultivate the next generation of transformative leaders. You’ll witness leadership in action and benefit from individual mentoring and leadership development. 


This program is ideal for existing nonprofit professionals, those looking to launch their careers, or career changers from other sectors. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Interpersonal Dynamics In Nonprofits That Thrive

  • Ethics and the Pursuit of Social Impact

  • Data Analysis for Social Impact

  • The Nonprofit Sector: Concepts and Theories

  • Strategic Management and Leadership of Nonprofits

  • Social Finance

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 10 months
  • Part-time
    • 30 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Applications will be accepted and considered after January 15th only if slots remain to be filled in the program.


30 SCH


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Hold at least a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university anywhere in the world;
  • Have a grade point average (GPA) that reflects strong academic ability;
  • For international applicants whose first language is not English, TOEFL score (Institutional Code 2926; Department Code 95) of 100 or higher or IELTS score of 7.5 or higher taken within the last two years.
  • Transcripts
  • Application Essay
  • Each application requires three letters of recommendation. Letters of recommendation should be submitted directly to the online application.
  • Applicants are not required to submit GRE scores, but we will consider test scores if an applicant chooses to submit them.
  • Admissions Interview
  • You must submit a resume as part of your online application.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    62650 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 62650 USD per year during 10 months.
  • National

    62650 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 62650 USD per year during 10 months.

Per Course Tuition $6,256 part time

Living costs for Philadelphia

1313 - 2284 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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