Advancing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Organizations
Advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion is critical to achieving organizational goals and positioning organizations for success in today’s world. In this concentration, you’ll gain skills that are crucial for advancing equity as an integrated part of organizational strategy and developing solutions that meaningfully leverage diversity to create a culture of belonging. Learn about the historical, cultural, and economic factors that shape identity, and apply appropriate tools and techniques to help organizations achieve their vision for change as it relates to diversity, equity and inclusion practice.
At a Glance
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Skills You'll Learn
Develop practices that advance equity as an integrated component of organizational strategy
Design solutions that meaningfully leverage diversity to achieve organizational goals
Integrate an understanding of social and cultural difference to better inform interpersonal communication and problem-solving strategies
Master of Arts in Global Community Engagement with a concentration in Advancing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Organizations requires completion of 48 credit hours (12 courses).
All students are required to complete a zero-credit Student Success Course.
Plan out your schedule and determine your preferred timeline for completing your master's degree—finish in as few as 18 months or take up to five years.
Interested in a graduate certificate?
Explore our four and six course graduate certificates in Advancing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Organizations.
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Predicted outcomes for graduates of Advancing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Organizations
According to the U.S. Department of Commerce, more than 70% of the world’s purchasing power is located outside of the United States, inspiring businesses to venture overseas. Career opportunities continue to grow for professionals who possess a sophisticated knowledge of timely global issues and trends, and who can work effectively across diverse organizational structures.
While many organizations are looking to expand overseas, the diversity of the American population continues to grow including workplace and school populations. This academic year, Aurora Public Schools had students from more than 130 countries that spoke more than 160 languages, and 36.8% of students at Denver Public Schools were English language learners. As diversity grows, cultural competence will be a crucial skill for professionals that work with diverse populations.
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We understand the demands of balancing work, friends and family, and school can be challenging. That's why at University College, you can complete your program entirely online. Our online learning platform makes it easy to work anywhere at any time.
Accreditation & Associations
University College programs maintain the highest level of accreditation offered by The Higher Learning Commission, one of the regional accrediting bodies recognized by the federal government. The University of Denver and all of its academic programs are regionally accredited by this commission, and regional accreditation is the highest standard for universities in the United States.