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Program at a Glance

Program
Graduate Certificate
College(s)
College of Community Innovation and Education
Department(s)
Ed Ldrshp & Higher Education
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The housing and residence life leadership graduate certificate is designed to prepare individuals to become leaders and professionals in the residence life profession. It will expand their knowledge of topics relevant to residence life including student development theory, student personnel services, the first-year college experience, diversity issues, and legal and ethical issues in student services. Additionally, individuals will develop their own leadership skills as well as curriculum development for programs involving students in residence at colleges and universities. A practical internship is required to allow hands on field experience in housing and residence life.

Total Credit Hours Required: 16 Credit Hours Minimum beyond the Bachelor's Degree

Application Deadlines

Spring
December 1
Summer
April 1
Fall
July 1

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