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Graduate Catalog | 2020-2021 
Graduate Catalog | 2020-2021 Previous Edition

Workplace Competencies, Graduate Certificate

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The Graduate Certificate in Workplace Competencies responds to specific documented needs of employers for employees with graduate and professional degrees who are also well-versed in basic workplace competencies such as written and verbal communication, presentation-building, managing new initiatives, and personnel management.  It is designed for graduate students across all disciplines, those with recently minted undergraduate degrees who wish to bolster their job market prospects, and young professionals in the local Charlotte business community who wish to enhance their career prospects.

Admission Requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree, or its equivalent, from a college or university accredited by an accepted accrediting body
  • A cumulative GPA of 2.75 (out of a 4-point scale) for all work completed beyond high school
  • An online application through the Graduate School’s application system
  • A statement of purpose
  • Unofficial transcripts of all college coursework attempted
  • Official and satisfactory scores on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or the International English Language Testing System (IELTS), if English is not the applicant’s native language and he or she has not earned a post-secondary degree from a U.S. institution

Certificate Requirements

This certificate program requires the completion of 12 credit hours.  All requirements must be completed within four years.

Grade Requirements

Students must earn a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0.

Certificate Total = 12 Credit Hours

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