This 18 credit Graduate Certificate is especially geared to the needs of mid-career adult learners who want to enhance their MBA, Law or Masters degree. Combining classroom instruction and practical application, participants learn the essentials of group facilitation techniques, organizational assessment and skills as a change agent. The program leads to certification as a Diversity Professional (CDP).
The Diversity Management Program is a 21 month program beginning every Fall semester. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.
For further information contact: the Diversity Management Program at 216.687.2587 or E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Graduate Certificate Requirements
Students earn 18 credit hours in specially designed courses delivered in a cohort-based learning community. Program participants also receive leadership coaching in the first year of the program.
Fall, First Year
PSY 514 (2 credits) Foundations of Diversity Management (strongly recommended, not required)
PSY 515 (3 credits) Group Dynamics and Diversity (strongly recommended, not required)
PSY 516 (3 credits) Social Psychological Foundations of Diversity (required)
Spring, First Year
PSY 530 (3 credits) Organizational Psychology for Diversity Professionals (required)
PSY 532 (2 credits) Diversity and Organizational Change (required)
PSY 534 (3 credits) Effective Conflict Management in Diverse Workplaces (required)
PSY 551 (2 credits) Diagnosing Diversity (required)
Summer, First Year
PSY 552 (2 credits) Assessing, Measuring & Evaluating Diversity (required)
Fall, Second Year
PSY 630 (3 credits) Diversity Issues in Human Resource Management (required)
Total: 18 creditsClick here for an informational flier.