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    Jun 21, 2024  
American University Catalog 2023-2024 
American University Catalog 2023-2024

Professional Skills (Graduate Certificate)

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Offered by the Office of Graduate & Professional Studies , the Professional Skills (Graduate Certificate) is a fully online, 12 credit-hour program geared toward mid-career professionals in cross disciplinary fields who seek a deeper knowledge of transformation and the application of information technology and data analysis in a wide variety of industries. Students completing the certificate will possess a unique skillset that is specific to their needs in leading organizations within the public, private, and nonprofit sectors. This certificate is multi-disciplinary, both in content and orientation, incorporates professional leadership, evaluation science, and information technology. A council of professionals on the cutting edge of cross disciplinary industries, organizations and institutions provided advice on competencies, standards, and industry trends to ensure that the curriculum is relevant and applicable to the workplace.

Admission to the Program

In addition to meeting the minimum university requirements for graduate study, applicants must have earned an undergraduate bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution with a satisfactory grade point average.

Applicants whose first language is not English must have a satisfactory score on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL).

Students are admitted to the Professional Skills program in the fall, spring, and summer terms.

Certificate Requirements

Course Requirements

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