UMBC-Shady Grove’s graduate certificate program in Organizational Consulting is designed for professionals who are interested in a consulting career.
Throughout this 12-credit program, offered in a hybrid format with both in-person and online courses, you will gain the practical skills and knowledge needed to succeed as an external or internal consultant solving human performance challenges. In addition to acquiring a broad perspective of consulting practices, you will have the opportunity to examine the roles, functions, and processes used to solve real-world organizational issues.
Our curriculum was developed as a partnership between UMBC’s Industrial/Organizational Psychology and Learning and Performance Technology graduate programs. The credits you earn as part of the Organizational Consulting graduate certificate can also be applied towards the M.P.S. in I/O Psychology, or the M.A. in Learning and Performance Technology.
At a Glance
- Shady Grove (Rockville)/Online Hybrid Program
Average Completion Time
- 1 year
- 12 (Graduate Certificate)
Tuition & Fees
- MD & Regional Resident: $696.84 per credit
- Non-Resident: $1,169.84 per credit
- An invaluable network: As industry experts, our faculty combine their professional experience with theory to provide a rigorous and relevant classroom experience as well as valuable networking opportunities.
- Opportunities beyond the classroom: UMBC students are invited to participate in assorted career services events, departmental talks, technical research groups, and other extracurricular activities during the year to enhance your education and UMBC student experience in ways beyond simply coursework.
- Flexibility: Our small classes provide a mix of in-person and online instruction, giving students the best of an in-classroom experience while allowing for work-school-life balance.
- Convenient location: The Organizational Consulting program is a hybrid program, with in person courses based at UMBC-Shady Grove in Rockville, MD, which is conveniently located near the job hubs of Baltimore, Washington D.C. and Northern Virginia.
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