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What is a graduate certificate?

A graduate certificate represents completion of a set of courses that provides mastery of a specific area of knowledge and indicates an advanced, focused inquiry into an area of study. For a degree-seeking student, it may indicate an area of specialization. For a professional, it may provide evidence of special expertise.

OU-Tulsa offers eight certificates ranging from helping skills to management:

 

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DESIGN ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND REAL ESTATE
Master of Urban Design
Credit Hours: 12

The Design Entrepreneurship and Real Estate graduate certificate is an option for design professionals to participate in an assortment of courses specifically centered on expertise in Design Entrepreneurship and Real Estate education. A total of 12 hours is required, consisting of 3 hours required coursework and 9 hours elective coursework.
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HELPING SKILLS IN HUMAN RELATIONS
Master of Human Relations
Credit Hours: 12

The Helping Skills in Human Relations graduate certificateprovides professionals with the knowledge and skills to improve relationships and to be effective and ethical helpers. Individuals who work in non-profit and business organizations, government institutions, the military, schools and universities, religious organizations, athletics,advising, personnel services, hospitals or any other setting in which helping skills are a necessity will benefit from this certificate.
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HUMAN RESOURCES DEVELOPMENT AND WORKPLACE DIVERSITY 
Master of Human Relations
Credit Hours: 12

The Human Resource Development & Workplace Diversity graduate certificate helps students develop the skills and knowledge needed to be successful in the contemporary workplace. Students will learn how to develop (in themselves and others) such skills as leadership and team building and how to address social justice and diversity issues in settings such as private or public businesses and corporations, schools and universities, hospitals and health care agencies, and nonprofit and government agencies.
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HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
Master of Arts in Organizational Dynamics
Credit Hours: 12

The Human Resource Management graduate certificate helps students to better understand how to maximize employee performance in order to meet the strategic mission of an organization. Completion of the graduate certificate program will reflect achievement of knowledge and skills in the field of Human Resource Management.
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NONPROFIT MANAGEMENT
Master of Public Administration
Credit Hours: 15

The Nonprofit Management graduate certificate is available through the Master of Public Administration program. The program was developed to provide advanced academic training in the skill sets critical to leaders in nonprofit organizations. The Nonprofit Management certificate can be completed in just one year.
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PROJECT MANAGEMENT
Master of Arts in Organizational Dynamics
Credit Hours: 12

The Project Management graduate certificate helps students to better understand how to manage organizational projects in an efficient and effective manner in order to meet business goals. Completion of the graduate certificate program will reflect achievement of knowledge and skills in the field of Project Management.
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PUBLIC HEALTH
Master of Public Health
Credit Hours: 15

The Graduate Professional Certificate in Public Health is targeted toward those individuals who can benefit from formal public health instruction, but for whom the MPH degree is not necessary for their career trajectory. The curriculum for the Certificate in Public Health will consist of the following courses: BSE 5163 Biostatistics Methods I, BSE 5113 Principles of Epidemiology, HPS 5213 Social and Behavioral Sciences in Public Health, OEH 5013 Environmental Health, and HAP 5453 US Health Care System.
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SOCIAL WORK WITH AMERICAN INDIANS
Master of Social Work
Credit Hours: 15

The Social Work with American Indians graduate certificate empowers OU graduate students with the specialized knowledge and training to work effectively with indigenous populations in tribal and urban contexts across the US with a specific focus on Oklahoma. Each of the required courses is grounded in a strengths-based, systemic perspective to address the disparities that face indigenous populations.
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