Diversity and Inclusion

Western Michigan University's certificate in diversity and inclusion program allows students in the strategic communication major to earn a 15-credit-hour certificate in diversity and inclusion. The addition of the certificate to the major allows students an opportunity to further specialize within the major and provides added expertise and credentials through a formal certificate.

This certificate will provide you with: 

  • Oral and written communication skills  
  • Enhanced leadership skills for a diverse workplace 
  • The ability to apply best practices in diversity and inclusion in organizations  

Beyond the classroom

You can also gain valuable networking and professional development opportunities through student and community organizations, and your participation in the WMU Signature program.

After you graduate

WMU graduates with a strategic communication major and a certificate in diversity and inclusion may enjoy careers in: 

  • Human resources  
  • Training and development 
  • Group facilitation and conflict resolution
  • Workplace recruitment  
  • Diversity management

Where is this program offered?

  • Kalamazoo

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