Kent State University's School of Foundations, Leadership and Administration empowers individuals with advanced training and education through its diverse range of graduate certificates.

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Graduate Certificates

Career and Academic Advising

Career and Academic Advising - Graduate Certificate

The Career and Academic Advising graduate certificate meets the needs of students interested in learning more about academic and career advising and/or aspiring to work in academic advising or career services or to become a credentialed career development facilitator.

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College Teaching

College Teaching - Graduate Certificate

The College Teaching graduate certificate is designed for graduate students and professionals already possessing an advanced disciplinary degree who wish to improve their teaching skills or those looking to transition to a teaching career in higher education. The program is designed to enhance teaching effectiveness through an internship and courses focused on diversity, assessment and curriculum.

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Community College Leadership

Community College Leadership - Graduate Certificate

The Community College Leadership graduate certificate prepares and enhances the skills of administrators, staff and faculty in community colleges and regional campuses to meet the leadership challenges posed by social, political and economic changes. This certificate is designed in alignment with the competencies for community college leaders established by the American Association of Community Colleges.

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Disability Studies and Community Inclusion

Disability Studies and Community Inclusion - Graduate Certificate

The Disability Studies and Community Inclusion graduate certificate prepares students to be leaders in promoting the inclusion of people with disabilities in all aspects of life and across the lifespan. The focus is to understand the nature, meaning, health, social and political implications and consequences of disability within the context of a diverse and global world. 

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Institutional Research and Assessment

Institutional Research and Assessment - Graduate Certificate

The Institutional Research and Assessment graduate certificate is for professionals in or aspirants for leadership positions in post-secondary settings, as well for those who seek to learn more about assessment and institutional research and their role in American higher education.

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Qualitative Research

Qualitative Research - Graduate Certificate

The Qualitative Research graduate certificate provides advanced training in research methods, data analysis and theoretical approaches to qualitative research across a variety of disciplines. Whether you are a graduate student seeking to enhance your research skills or a professional looking to expand your expertise, this program will help you achieve your goals.

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