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Professional Development

Leadership Development Institute (LDI) - The Leadership Development Institute at Eckerd College has provided leadership training for more than 30 years to local, national and international entities—nonprofit, for-profit and government. A Network Associate of the acclaimed Center for Creative Leadership, the Institute has worked with thousands of clients, from Coca-Cola to AT&T, Outback Steakhouse to the Tampa Bay Rays.

Entrepreneurial Mindset Profile™ (EMP)Based on research into the traits, motivations and skills of entrepreneurs, the EMP helps individuals and groups assess the degree to which they are utilizing an "entrepreneurial mindset." This cutting-edge tool accurately targets entrepreneurial strengths as well as specific opportunities for development, so it is ideal for corporate leaders, students and entrepreneurs alike.

Center for Conflict Dynamics (CCD) and Mediation Training Institute (MTI) - Workplace conflict is inevitable. The Center for Conflict Dynamics and the Mediation Training Institute assist organizations and individuals in finding creative solutions to workplace conflicts.

Community Partners

Florida Partners in Scholarship - Want to nurture the next generation of leaders? Join Florida Partners in Scholarship, a giving society recognizing companies and organizations that support scholarships for Eckerd students who are Florida residents. Membership begins with a minimum gift of $1,000.

Event Planning

Conferences and EventsPlanning a seminar, conference, workshop or youth program? Eckerd College can accommodate almost any event. Housing, meals and meeting rooms are available, particularly during the summer. Our seasoned conference staff offers the support you need to organize and execute a successful event. And our safe and secure campus on the banks of Boca Ciega Bay is the perfect setting.

Fast Facts

1,850 residential students
700 PEL students
188 acres of waterfront 
39 majors 
95% of faculty hold terminal degree

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Eckerd College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science degrees. Learn more.

Student Outcomes

Students Graduating

Our Outcomes brochure illustrates the success our graduates enjoy with an Eckerd education.