Curriculum

NLC University's programs address  essential proficiency areas needed by local elected and appointed officials, city and state league staff. Each "learning track" focuses on essential core skills and topics necessary for local leaders.

The NLC University Certificate Program builds curriculum by learning tracks:

  • Budget | Finance
  • Sustainability
  • Community & Economic Development
  • Infrastructure | Technology | Transportation
  • Leadership
  • Advocacy | Communication | Engagement
  • Safety | Health | Education | Human Development

 

Course levels:

  • 100: Essentials of Governing
  • 200: Beyond the Basics
  • 300: Innovating and Problem Solving


Below is a list of training categories and corresponding credits:

Training Category

Credits

Pre-Conference Seminar (half day)

3 credits

Pre-Conference Seminar (full day)

6 credits

Regional Program (2 days)

12 Credits