This certificate provides professionals from any professional field an opportunity to grow their understanding of foundational issues, and diversity, equity, and inclusion as well as issues of race, and the impact of systematic racism in our communities. Additionally, professionals will learn to assess the climate of DEI in organizations and to facilitate helpful DEI conversations in organizations.

Program Requirements

Hours: 15

DEI 521 Foundations in DEI (3)
DEI 538 Race, Racism, Power, and Privilege (3)
DEI 555 Diverse, Equitable and Inclusive Organizations (3)
DEI 589 Inclusive Leadership (3)
DEI 619 Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Capstone (3)

The Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Leadership Certificate Program provides an in-depth knowledge base related to the theories and practices in the field of diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Completion of the Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Leadership Certificate requires 15 semester hours of reading coursework with a minimum 3.0 GPA.