For those who may not have the time and/or funding to pursue an additional degree, there are several certificate programs available that are worthwhile, affordable, and valuable.
The Nonprofit Center at LaSalle University
The Nonprofit Center at LaSalle University offers a tremendous amount of resources for professionals of every level in the nonprofit field. In addition to workshops, board trainings, and consulting, the Nonprofit Center offers a variety of certificate programs.
Temple University Center for Social Policy and Community Development
Temple University offers a certificate in Nonprofit Management.
Villanova University Graduate Programs in Theatre
Villanova University offers a certificate in Nonprofit Management that coincides with a Master of Arts in Theatre.
George Washington University Museum Studies Program
George Washington University offers a certificate in Museum Collections Management and Care.
Philadelphia Tour Guide Certification
The Association of Philadelphia Tour Guides (APT) offers a tour guide certification program. This program consists of eight lectures, each on Wednesday evenings, and three Sunday afternoon workshops. Visit the link above to find out more about pricing and scheduling. At the end of the program, there is the option of taking a test for certification. If you feel confident in your Philadelphia knowledge, you may also take the test without attending any of the courses.