Executive Certificate in Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion
Certificate in Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion

Executive Certificate

On-Campus Format

Create strategic value by mastering the skills needed to develop a sustainable approach to diversity, equity, and inclusion management.

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Executive Certificate in Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion

Please note: All classes will be held virtually for the Fall term.

The Executive Certificate in Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion prepares you to analyze, diagnose, and address diversity, equity, and inclusion issues within organizations. As a student in the program, you’ll gain the leadership skills and insights needed to support a strategic, sustainable approach to diversity, equity, and inclusion management while utilizing knowledge of yourself as an agent of change in the workplace.

Led by academics and experienced practitioners, this professional development certificate emphasizes the contemporary best practices and latest academic research in cultural competency and diversity, equity, and inclusion. By the end of the program, you’ll be positioned to lead HR and talent management initiatives, implement long-term strategies, and effect change within organizations.

  • Ideal for

    Managers & Executives

  • Duration

    6 courses over 6 months

  • Tuition

    $8,490

  • Format

    On-campus cohort

  • Schedule

    All day, 3 weekdays, once a month

  • Semester of Entry

    Fall & summer

This section has testimonials from current students and alumni.

  • Headshot of Nakia J. Green

    The certificate program will provide the overarching tools needed to transform every space you enter. The cohort will provide the space and support to transform and sustain you for this critical work.”

    Nakia J. Green Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion
  • Headshot of Roma Brodecki

    I am confident I can add value to any organization with the tools that this program provided me with both personally and professionally. Through the program, I was able to create a network with other professionals, academics, and experienced practitioners that will be a lifetime source of resources and support.”

    Roma Brodecki Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion
  • Headshot of Cinthia Manuel

    This program will transform you both personally and professionally. You will leave every class with knowledge and practices you can apply right away, and a community of practitioners that will support you on your EDI journey.”

    Cinthia Manuel Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion
  • Headshot of Dr. Ulysees Lovett Gilbert II

    The Strategic Diversity & Inclusion Management certificate will escalate your game in diversity and inclusion. The impact and intent is immediate and a must for present and future practitioners. Don't hesitate to enroll in this program!”

    Dr. Ulysees Lovett Gilbert II Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion
  • Headshot of Josh Brackett

    The cohort experience fuels the work that makes this program so worthwhile. The community we created will continue to impact me both professionally and personally for years to come.”

    Josh Brackett Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion

Objectives

Upon successful completion of the certificate program, you will be able to:

  • Identify differences among various models of group identity
  • Utilize yourself as an agent of change within a complex organization or system
  • Apply diversity, equity, and inclusion best practices through a systems-thinking approach
  • Illustrate the value of diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives for organizations and employees
  • Implement a real-world diversity and inclusion initiative within a client organization
  • Execute diversity, equity, and inclusion change strategies
  • Measure and report on impact of diversity, equity, and inclusion training initiatives
  • Demonstrate the competencies of emotional and cultural intelligence