College of Arts & Sciences

Diversity & Inclusion

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Program Summary

Application Dates: 08/2/2019
12/9/2019
04/11/2020
Start Dates: 08/26/2019
01/15/2020
05/12/2020
Cost per credit: $721

M. Cristina Alcalde

Director of Graduate Certificate

Associate Dean of Inclusion and Internationalization

College of Arts & Sciences

202 Patterson Office Tower

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Gain a better understanding of what diversity and inclusion means in the workforce. The graduate certificate in Diversity and Inclusion prepares professionals to understand the importance of racial and ethnic identities, cultural backgrounds, ages, skill sets, languages, and other identifying markers that employees possess. These skills are highly sought after by today’s employers and would be beneficial to business administrators, health care professionals, government employees, educators, and non-profit organizations. 

Program Summary

Application Dates: 08/2/2019
12/9/2019
04/11/2020
Start Dates: 08/26/2019
01/15/2020
05/12/2020
Cost per credit: $721

Become better prepared for an increasingly diverse world

We are being tasked with managing a more diverse work environment. The Online Graduate Certificate in Diversity and Inclusion prepares students to become proactive ensuring that they understand the importance of diversity and inclusion in the workplace, as a way to become more employable and to continue their professional development. 

A lack of diversity and inclusion is one of the top risk factors for workplace harassment, according to the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.

Application Requirements

Graduate Certificate in Diversity and Inclusion - Application Requirements

CV Upload Required

No

Personal Statement Upload Required

No

Writing Sample Required

No

Additional Documents Required

Yes

Additional Documents Instructions

Students must submit a transcript showing an awarded bachelors degree, have an overall undergraduate grade point average of 2.50 or better and 3.00 on all previous graduate level coursework (both on a 4.00 point scale).

 

Assistantship App Available

No

GRE or GMAT

Not required.

Spring App Deadline

December 15

Summer App Deadline

April 12

Fall App Deadline

July 26

Number of Recommendations Required

None.

Program requirements may change at any time. Contact the DGC of your intended program to confirm requirements.

 


Contact

M. Cristina Alcalde

Director of Graduate Certificate

Associate Dean of Inclusion and Internationalization

College of Arts & Sciences

202 Patterson Office Tower

State Authorization & Licensure

If you plan to complete a University of Kentucky online program while living outside of Kentucky, you should check the Out-of-State Students page to determine if the University of Kentucky is authorized to provide this program in your state of residence. If you plan to use the degree to seek licensure, you should also determine if the degree meets the educational requirements for licensure in your state.