Professional Development Certificates

Advance your career with flexible professional certificates focused on the skills you need. 

Post-baccalaureate Certificates

Goucher offers a variety of professional development certificates that will enhance your skill set and help advance your career. 

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Actionable Intelligence through Analytics

Online - 12 credits

Through the program's approach to data and information, students will gain a deeper mastery of critical inquiry, dialogical research principles and deep analysis. Instruction and curriculum will promote strategic thinking, ethical practice, and application of both to decision making.

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Documenting Communities: Putting Stories to Work

Offered through the M.A. in Cultural Sustainability Program
Online - 12 credits

This certificate program is grounded in ethical practice that honors and interrogates community identity and self-representation, skills most often associated with the liberal arts. Through our approach to community documentation, students will gain a deeper mastery of critical inquiry, dialogical research principles and deep listening.

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Fact-Based Narrative

Offered through the M.F.A. in Nonfiction Program
Online - 12 credits

This certificate in factual narrative teaches storytelling skills and narrative design. Through its approach to storytelling craft and its application, the program emphasizes both intellectual inquiry and creativity.

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Post-master's Certificates

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Education Certificates

Offered through Graduate Programs in Education 
Hybrid format - 18 to 21 credits

Our graduate certificates are designed to meet the need of today’s teachers and their students by offering a 21st-century curriculum responsive to the challenges that educators and school administrators face every day. Choose from one of nine areas of specializations.

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Fieldwork & Documentation

Offered through the M.A. in Historic Preservation Program
Online - 12 credits

This flexible certificate provides advanced skills for allied professionals in the field. Students will learn basics in historic preservation with a focus on documentation and cultural heritage. 

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Preservation & Heritage Conservation for Professionals

Offered through the M.A. in Historic Preservation Program
Online - 12 credits

This certificate is designed to provide historic preservation skills, perspectives, and competencies for allied professionals. 

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Humanitarian Leadership & Ethical Advocacy

Offered through the M.A. in Cultural Sustainability Program
Online - 15 credits

This certificate will strengthen the student’s capacity and confidence as a leader in the social sector by exploring leadership and self-development in the context of culture, community, and advocacy. 

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