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Diversity Studies
The Diversity Studies Certificate (DSC) is an interdisciplinary certificate program available to all undergraduate students that complements and enhances their general education, academic major, and career preparation. The DSC assists students in understanding the multifaceted and complex nature of diversity in the United States, both past and present. Students choose from an interdisciplinary set of approved courses that provide multiple perspectives within five domains of diversity: Race/Ethnicity, Social Class, Gender. Sexual Orientation, and Disability.
 
For more information contact:
Purba Das, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Communication Studies
Representative, Diversity Studies Certificate
740.533.4595
dasp@ohio.edu
 
Information Technology
Today, more and more jobs require computer skills. Ohio University southern campus offers a certificate in IT that could help non-computer majors and working professionals to prepare for IT positions or jobs that require strong computer skills.
 
For more information contact:
Mary Lou Malone,
Computer Science Technology
740.547.3801
malonem@ohio.edu
 
Computer Networking
Many jobs today require basic networking and internet working skills. Ohio University Southern campus offers a certificate in Computer Networking that could help non-computer majors and working professionals to prepare for positions or jobs that require web design, computer networking, hardware, and security skills.
 
For more information contact:
Mary Lou Malone,
Computer Science Technology
740.547.3801
malonem@ohio.edu
 
Computer Programming Certificate
 
For information contact:
Mary Lou Malone,
Computer Science Technology
740.547.3801
malonem@ohio.edu
 
Gerontology
The College of Health and Human Services and the College of Arts and Science jointly sponsor the undergraduate Gerontology Certificate Program for students in any major program who want to gain knowledge and skills for a career that involves working with the elderly. Since the knowledge and research associated with aging span a variety of disciplines, coursework in a number of established departments facilitates student learning opportunities. Health care, social services, recreation, mental health, education, administration, and business are examples of service areas that now employ large numbers of persons working with and for the aging population.

For more information contact:
Dr. William A. Rau, DHA, FACHE
740.533.4545
rau@ohio.edu
 
Human Resource Specialist
The Human Resource certificate is designed to provide students with specialized training in the human resource profession. Students who successfully complete all three of the courses will be rewarded a local certificate for "Human Resource Specialist."
 
For more information contact:
Kim Riley CPA, CFE, MBA
Coordinator of BSAM and Director of Accounting Technology
740.547.3781
rileyk@ohio.edu
 
Tax Preparation Specialist
The Accounting Technology Program, offers a certificate for "Tax Preparation Specialist." Students who successfully complete all three required courses in accounting will be awarded a local certificate. The local certificate is designed to provide successful students with the necessary knowledge and specialized training in the accounting field of taxation.
 
For more information contact:
Kim Riley CPA, CFE, MBA
Coordinator of BSAM and Director of Accounting Technology
740.547.3781
rileyk@ohio.edu
 
Medical Office Technician
The Medical Office certificate is designed to help the student develop the necessary skills and knowledge for entry level positions in the health field. Students who successfully complete all four of the required courses will be awarded a local certificate for "Medical Office Technician."
 
For more information contact:
Kim Riley CPA, CFE, MBA
Coordinator of BSAM and Director of Accounting Technology
740.547.3781
rileyk@ohio.edu
 
Legal Office Assistant
The Office Technology Program, now offers a certificate for "Legal Office Assistant." This Certificate is designed to improve the students skills and allow the student to work more efficiently within the legal field. Students who
successfully complete all four of the required courses will be awarded a local certificate for "Legal Office Assistant."
 
For more information contact:
Kim Riley CPA, CFE, MBA
Coordinator of BSAM and Director of Accounting Technology
740.547.3781
rileyk@ohio.edu
 
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