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Organizational Learning Adv. Cert.

Linda Underhill, Department Chair and Graduate Program Director
(585) 475-7359,

Program overview

The advanced certificate in organizational learning focuses on creating an organizational response to the need for every organization to be a learning organization. The courses provide an overview of how organizations maintain their human reosurces through management of learning and knowledge, provision of career paths and interpersonal skills to facilitate employee relations and engagement. This certificate is appropriate for Directors of Human Resources, chief knowledge officers, talent managers and those interetsed in evolving into these roles within the Human Resource department


Organizational learning, advanced certificate, typical course sequence

Course Sem. Cr. Hrs.
First Year
HRDE-710 Foundations of HRD 3
HRDE-721 Learning and Knowledge Management 3
HRDE-723 Group Dynamics and Facilitation Skills 3
HRDE-722 Talent Development 3
Total Semester Credit Hours 12

Admission requirements

To be considered for admission to the advanced certificate in organizational learning, candidates must fulfill the following requirements:

  • Earned a baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution,
  • Have earned a minimum grade point average of 3.0 (B average or a first class degree from a foreign university),
  • Submit transcripts (in English) of all previously completed undergraduate and graduate course work.
  • Submit a current resume
  • Complete a personal statement and submit a wrighting sample
  • Complete a graduate application and chose this advanced certificate as your program choice.

Additional information

Gainful employment

Information regarding costs and the U.S. Department of Labor’s Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) code and occupational profiles for this program can be viewed on the ED Gainful Employment Disclosure Template.