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Tuition, expenses and fees

Certificate Costs Per Course (2023-2024 Academic Year)

Cost What's Covered
$2,127 Tuition ** (Tuition rates are established by the University and are subject to change in future academic years. The scholarship remains at 50%) ($709 per credit hour x 3 credit hours)

Certificate Costs with Scholarship Per Course

Cost What's Covered
$2,127 Total Costs
-$1,063.50 * (Scholarship is applied to tuition. Students pay book costs.) Scholarship (50% of tuition)
$1,063.50 * (Scholarship is applied to tuition. Students pay book costs.) TOTAL Projected Student Cost

Certificate Costs Per Academic Year (2023-2024)

The table below is in reference to the standard cost of attendance (COA), which is the total amount it should cost the student to go to school, including tuition and fees, room and board, allowances for books and supplies, transportation, personal and incidental expenses, and loan fees. These costs are considered by the Financial Aid Office when determining eligibility for students who are seeking additional financial assistance. 

Tuition and Fees Per Course Per Academic Year (3 Semesters)
Tuition $2,127 $6,381
Loan Fees $80 $240
Living Expenses (Food and Housing) $5,500 $16,500
Personal Expenses $1,947 $5,841
Transportation $1,067 $3,201
Books $150 $450
Total $10,871 $32,613

*Scholarship is applied to tuition. Students pay book costs.

**Tuition rates are established by the University and are subject to change in future academic years. The scholarship remains at 50%. Please note in addition to costs outlined above, students are required to purchase a parking permit (full academic year = $55).

Scholarship Requirements for the Certificate in Nonprofit Management

We are now accepting applications for the May cohort scholarship.

The Nonprofit Leadership Center of Tampa Bay awards a limited number of scholarships each year for qualified candidates. The award amount equals half the cost of tuition.

The application for our competitive nonprofit management scholarship is completed during the application for admission process. The application deadline is March 1 for the May term. Recipients will be notified by approximately April 1.

Student Eligibility Requirements

  Nonprofit Management Students
The Nonprofit Leadership Center of Tampa Bay awards a limited number of scholarships each year for qualified candidates.

To be eligible for the Nonprofit Leadership Center of Tampa Bay Scholarship, students must meet the following criteria:

  1. Gain admission to the program. All application materials must be sent to UT's Office of Graduate and Continuing Studies. Preference will be given to students with nonprofit management experience and potential to serve in leadership roles in the future.
  2. Have significant nonprofit/governmental organization (NP/NGO) experience, demonstrated by:
    1. A minimum of two years of full-time NP/NGO employment, or
    2. At least three years of continuous volunteer leadership with an NP/NGO
  3. Demonstrate a commitment to working within the Tampa Bay nonprofit sector for at least five years (beginning from the date of acceptance into the certificate program).

Requirements of Scholarship Recipients

In order to meet the goals of the program, scholarship recipients will be required to meet the following obligations:

  • Participate in and fulfill all obligations associated with the certificate program course requirements.
  • Maintain at least a 3.0 GPA.
  • At the conclusion of the certificate program, reaffirm a commitment to maintaining or pursuing a social sector career in the Tampa Bay area.
  • If needed, represent the Sykes College of Business and/or the Nonprofit Leadership Center of Tampa Bay to prospective students, alumni and other interested parties through events, publications and informal channels to increase awareness of the program.

If at any time between acceptance of the scholarship and graduation recipients do not fulfill all of the above obligations, they will forfeit their eligibility and any remaining tuition will be the student's responsibility.