Adult & Continuing Studies Minors & Certificates

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Alcohol and Drug Counseling Certificate

Center for Graduate & Continuing Studies

Students in an alcohol and drug counseling undergraduate certificate will increase their knowledge of human services, human development, addiction, and ethical behavior. They will gain the skills needed to address addiction through the lenses of diversity and access to mental health.

Offered: Online
Credits: 18

Allied Health Minor

Center for Graduate & Continuing Studies

An allied health minor teaches students to communicate effectively in the health industry, and successfully lead their organizations in navigating internal and external change. Students will further develop career options while understanding a shared history of heath care education.

Offered: Online
Credits: 21

Allied Supervision Minor

Center for Graduate & Continuing Studies

An applied supervision minor is designed for students who desire to improve their career skills in leadership, communication, and organizational effectiveness in order to assume supervisory and leadership roles in diverse corporate, service, and nonprofit settings. It is not a business minor but instead concentrates on the skills of critical thinking, ethics, and dealing with organizational stability and change.

Offered: Online
Credits: 22

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Criminal Justice Minor

Center for Graduate & Continuing Studies

This program may be taken in addition to a degree program by students who desire an understanding of the criminal justice system or by those in a nondegree program who have an interest in the field.

Offered: Online
Credits: 24

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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion for Law Enforcement Certificate

Center for Graduate & Continuing Studies

The purpose of a Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion for Law Enforcement certificate will provide students with knowledge on the foundations, conceptual and theoretical frameworks, and the best practices of diversity, equity, and inclusion in the law enforcement workplace.

Offered: Online
Credits: 9

Dynamics of Urban Organizations Certificate

Center for Graduate & Continuing Studies

Students in a dynamics of urban organizations undergraduate certificate will increase their knowledge in the history and politics of urban organizations with a focus on structure, funding, staffing and impact, strategic planning and partnerships, mission and vision statements.

Offered: Online
Credits: 9

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Human Resource Leadership Certificate

Center for Graduate & Continuing Studies

Students will benefit from increasing their knowledge of critical issues in human resource management including organizational development theory and practice, leadership of change, talent management, workforce development strategies, and legal and ethical aspects of human resources.

Offered: Online
Credits: 9

Human Services Foundations Certificate

Center for Graduate & Continuing Studies

Students in a human services foundations certificate will gain a deeper insight into the development of the human services profession, models of effective organization and administration, and the basic principles of change and administration in communities and organizations.

Offered: Online
Credits: 9

Human Services Leadership Certificate

Center for Graduate & Continuing Studies

Students in a human services leadership certificate will multicultural and multidisciplinary approaches, ethical issues and standards, strategic planning, and how current and emerging issues impact policymaking and leadership.

Offered: Online
Credits: 9

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Organization Equity and Inclusion Certificate

Center for Graduate & Continuing Studies

Students with an organization, equity, and Inclusion undergraduate certificate will increase their knowledge related to changing demographics and the workforce, diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI). They will increase their knowledge and skills needed to contribute to and support sustainable diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives.

Offered: Online
Credits: 9

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Psychology Minor

Center for Graduate & Continuing Studies

A psychology minor is open to any student wishing to study how humans grow, develop, and interact with one another. This minor pairs well with any major that has a focus in communication between business and individuals to strengthen understanding on why certain decisions are made.

Offered: Online
Credits: 18

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Sociology Minor

Center for Graduate & Continuing Studies

Offered if you have an interest in learning about society as a whole along with individual human interaction. Focus on the theories of past and present social movements to see how societies around the world have developed while also keeping some aspects the same.
 

Offered: Online
Credits: 21

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Urban Activism Certificate

Center for Graduate & Continuing Studies

Students earning an urban activism certificate will gain a better understanding of the history and politics of urban life, with a main focus on the root causes of urban issues and how to dismantle inequity in urban areas.

Offered: Online
Credits: 9

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