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Organizational Learning
Advanced Certificate
College of Applied Science and Technology
Graduate Program Contact Linda Underhill
Graduate
Level
12
Credits

The advanced certificate in organizational learning provides students with an in-depth understanding of how people learn. Courses cover the theories of instructional design, including the use of technology and its impact on curriculum design, and the development of courses for both classroom and online learning. The certificate is appropriate for chief knowledge officers, training directors, personnel new to the teaching field, and those who wish to embark on a career in teaching or training.

  • Price

    $1,035 per credit hour (2017-18 AY)

  • Duration

    12 credit hours required

    A full-time student could finish the program in 1 year, and a part-time student could complete the program in 1.5 years.

  • Courses
  • Jobs
    • Human Resource Specialist
    • Career Counselor
    • Technical Recruiter
    • Trainer
    • Consultant
    • Professor
    • Senior Assist Vice President for Capital Projects
    • Senior Associate Director
    • Training Manager
    • Human Resource Business Partner
    • Manager of External Health Care Program
  • Employers
    • Resilience Group
    • Eastman Kodak
    • Harris
    • Rochester General Hospital
    • Xerox
  • Program Differentiators
    • 95% of RIT graduates enter the workforce or continue to go on for further education
    • RIT alums hail from more than 147 countries and work for more than 3,723 employers
    • Upon graduation, you’ll become a member of the 121,000-strong RIT alumni community
    • We build programs based on real-time employer demand
    • The same faculty that teach on-campus, teach online
    • RIT faculty have extensive experience in the classroom, in research, and in their professional fields
    • We provide the same library services and resources, including a dedicated librarian, for online students
    • Our career specialists provide advisement to help you plan, prepare for, and meet your career goals
    • We provide enriched personalized academic advising
    • You receive the same RIT credential as traditional on-campus graduates
  • Application Requirements

    Applications may be submitted any time during the year. For priority consideration, please submit all application materials a minimum of 6 weeks prior to your intended start date.

    To be considered for admission to the advanced certificate in organizational learning program, candidates must complete the online application form and fulfill the following requirements:

    • Hold 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,
    • Submit a personal statement and submit a writing sample,
    • A test of English Language aptitude is required of all applicants and course registrants whose native language is not English. RIT accepts TOEFL, IELTS, and PTE exams. Students must achieve the following minimum scores prior to consideration for admission: 550 paper-based or 79 internet-based on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL), or 6.5 on the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) or 58 on the Pearson Test of English-Academic (PTE). Applicants are exempt from submitting the TOEFL, PTE-Academic, or IELTS exams if they have worked or studied in the U.S. for the last two years or they are from countries and attended universities whose native language is English. These countries include: American Samoa, Australia, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Bermuda, British West Indies, Canada, England, Guam, Ireland, Mauritius, New Zealand, Scotland, South Africa, Virgin Islands and Wales
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