Graduate Certificate in Diversity Management

Cleveland State University

Date Posted: June 10, 2022
Submitted by: Lillian Makhoul
Content Type: Academic Programs
Tags: diversity
Program Type: Graduate Certificate/Diploma


The DMP is designed in the style of an executive MBA. Students complete the Certificate in just 15-16 months, meeting for three intensive days a month and allowing for flexible accommodation of work schedules. The program fee includes books, materials and meals. Class cohorts begin every August. The DMP is especially geared to the needs of mid-career adult learners.

Learning Outcomes

Foundations of difference that undergird the basis for diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts The history of human behaviors and societal practices and their impact on achieving diversity, equity, and inclusion Organizational strategies to foster and promote diversity, equity, and inclusion Awareness of current practices that either hinder or foster diversity, equity, and inclusion in various settings Characteristics of life-long learners and learning-oriented organizations Capacity to collaborate with others in the diversity, equity, and inclusion space Enhanced ability to lead or direct diversity, equity, and inclusion work Management of complex problems in increasingly diverse workplaces in global and domestic settings Professional change management and change leadership skills applicable in their respective workplace sectors, including private, public, and nonprofit