In-Person Program

Nonprofit Management Certificate

Program Overview

Whether you’re new to the field or would like to make a career change, these courses provide you with knowledge to aid your personal and professional career growth, while helping you to make your nonprofit a success! 

Prepay for a discounted fee

2 NEW elective offerings


The UT Nonprofit Management Certificate program is designed for anyone interested in learning how to direct and manage a nonprofit organization effectively and efficiently.

Meet Your Instructors

Naomi Asher

Naomi Asher is executive director of the United Way of Anderson County. She is a graduate of Johnson University, where she double majored in music and theology. Asher also earned an M.B.A. in marketing from King University.

Terrence Carter

Terrence Carter is the vice president of workforce and economic development for the Knoxville Area Urban League, overseeing a $3.4 million loan program and preparing grants and investment proposals. He has more than 25 years of experience in community, economic, and business development.

Carter has worked for Knoxville’s Community Development Corporation (KCDC) and has served as executive director for the Partnership for Neighborhood Improvement. He earned a bachelor’s degree in public administration from the University of Tennessee and a master’s degree from Baruch College in New York City.

Carter is a results-oriented leader with demonstrated initiative and creativity.

Shane Smith, CFA

Shane Smith is a financial advisor at Quality Financial Concepts in Maryville, Tennessee. Smith earned a bachelor’s degree in accounting at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. He became a Certified Financial Planner in 2014 and completed all three levels of the Chartered Financial Analyst program in 2022.

Register Today

Prepay for all required courses at a discount fee of $999.