The Graduate Certificate in Chief Diversity Officer in Higher Education (CDOHE) targets full- or part-time graduate students who seek professional preparation commensurate with the Standards of Professional Practice for Chief Diversity Officers (CDO) established by the National Association of Diversity Officers in Higher Education (NADOHE) in 2014. Credits earned in a degree program in either higher education or multicultural education cannot be used for the graduate certificate in CDOHE. The nature of the certificate allows students to tailor their course work based on their professional goals.
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Qualified students must apply for admission to the Graduate College via the online application. All minimum Graduate College requirements MUST be met. Students must also complete and submit the Graduate Certificate in CDOHE application materials including a recent college transcript, a personal statement, and resume/CV.
Graduate degree-seeking students who are admitted to and pursuing degrees in other disciplines are eligible to apply for the graduate certificate in CDOHE.
Students are accepted into a certificate program as described in the Graduate Catalog. The faculty and corresponding sub-disciplines and sub-plans within the described programs are subject to change at any time.
Total Credits Required: 18
Core Courses – Credits: 12
Complete 12 credits by completing four of the following courses: