Graduate Studies introduces new master’s, certificate programs

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The Office of Graduate Studies and Continuing Education has added several programs to its offerings, including a master’s degree, Certificates of Graduate Studies (CGS) and Certificates of Advanced Graduate Studies (CAGS).

Master’s degree and CAGS in applied behavior analysis

Best known as a treatment for children with autism, applied behavior analysis represents one of the fastest-growing professional areas in psychology. The graduate program in applied behavior analysis incorporates the six master’s-level courses and practicum experience required to sit for the national certification exam. The program has been reviewed and approved by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board. Click here for more information.

CGS in nonprofit management

The CGS in nonprofit management is designed for students who wish to develop their management skills in the nonprofit sector. To earn this certificate, students must successfully complete four courses (12 credits) on issues related to the management of nonprofit organizations. Click here for more information.

CGS in substance abuse foundations in holistic studies

The CGS in substance abuse foundations in holistic studies is designed for individuals who wish to develop their knowledge and skills for higher employability in the field of substance abuse. To earn this certificate, students must successfully complete four courses (12 credits) on topics in counseling and leadership foundations, interpersonal communication skills, substance abuse foundations and identification of special population needs within the context of substance abuse treatment. Click here for more information.

CGS in substance abuse foundations in rehabilitation counseling

The CGS in substance abuse foundations in rehabilitation counseling offers interested students the opportunity for graduate-level study in foundations of substance abuse. To earn this certificate, students must successfully complete four courses (12 credits). Click here for more information.

CAGS in substance abuse and treatment

The CAGS in substance abuse and treatment is designed for individuals interested in completing the continuing education units needed to meet national certification standards and Rhode Island state licensing requirements. To earn this certificate, students must successfully complete four courses (12 credits) on topics related to substance abuse, treatment and chemical dependency. Click here for more information.

1 comment

  1. Michael Fink says:

    It would be an excellent addition to the graduate program to add a masters degree in public health or a double degree from hc management (MS) and the MPH. I think it would be well received and in high demand.

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