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Advanced Certificate Programs

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Graduate Advanced Certificates in Management

Each certificate provides a pathway of expertise in a specialty area of management. The courses are commonly applied to a Master of Science degree in Management. A certificate will be awarded to students who successfully complete all 15 credits with a minimum of a 3.000 grade point average. All courses must be completed within a seven-year period.

Emergency and Disaster Preparedness Management HEGIS 0599

EDM 5000 Crisis Management, Disaster Recovery and Organizational Continuity 3 credits
EDM 5005 System-Wide Compliance, Planning and Strategies For Emergency Management 3 credits
EDM 5010 Organizational Risk and Crisis Management in both Public and Private Enterprise 3 credits
EDM 5015 Health Services and IT Issues in Emergency Management for the Non-Medical Emergency Manager 3 credits
EDM 5020 Homeland Security & the Management of Mass Terrorism Preparedness & Response 3 credits
Total 15 credits

General Management HEGIS 0506

MGT 5025 Business Ethics 3 credits
MGT 5030 The Legal Environment of Business 3 credits
MGT 5035 Managerial Economics 3 credits
MGT 5040 Marketing Management 3 credits
MGT 5045 Organizational Behavior 3 credits
Total 15 credits

Health Services Management HEGIS 1202

HSM 5000 The American Healthcare Systems 3 credits
HSM 5005 Healthcare Finance 3 credits
HSM 5010 Epidemiology 3 credits
HSM 5015 Healthcare: Legal and Ethical Issues 3 credits
HSM 5020 Policy and Decision Making 3 credits
Total 15 credits

Information Technology ManagementHEGIS 0599

ITM 5005 Database Systems 3 credits
ITM 5010 Strategic Information Systems Planning 3 credits
ITM 5015 Information Systems Management 3 credits
ITM 5020 Risk Management for Information Systems 3 credits
ITM 5025 IT Infrastructure Fundamentals 3 credits
Total 15 credits

Training of Trainers Advanced Certificate

A graduate certificate program designed to prepare individuals to administer, design and/or conduct training for adults. The Training of Trainers program prepares individuals to provide training for employees in business, industry, health, and non-profit institutions.
The popular Advanced Certificate in Training of Trainers is a six credit hour, stand-alone program that offers an accelerated format for working adults. Once earned, the six credits may also be applied towards the Masters Degree. The program is offered in two consecutive terms.

AED 5071 Training of Trainers: Needs Assessment
AED 5072 Training of Trainers: Program Design & Evaluation
AED 5073 Training of Trainers: Learning Theory for Trainers
AED 5074 Training of Trainers: Characteristics of Adult Learners
AED 5075 Training of Trainers: Learning Environment and Social Dynamics
AED 5076 Training of Trainers: Techniques for Teaching Adults

Human Resource Development Advanced Certificate

A graduate certificate program designed to survey the philosophy, theories, principles, and models of Human Resource Development and their interrelationship to the organization as a whole. The Human Resource Development program helps individuals increase their competency in planning, implementing, and managing HRD functions with emphasis on the education of adults.
The certificate is a 15 credit hour, stand- alone program. Once earned, the 15 credits may also be applied towards the Masters Degree. Training of Trainers graduates will get credit for AED 5020 towards the HRD Certificate.
The courses for this program are:

AED 5010 - Critical Issues in Human Resource Development
AED 5020 - Program Development and Evaluation
AED 5270 - Facilitating Learning Organizations
PSY 5150 - Organizational Psychology
HUE 5630 - Career Development

Mark Twain Studies Advanced Certificate

This graduate certificate program will result in greater appreciation and understanding of Mark Twain, his life, his works, and his times. Participation in the certificate program's courses, symposia, and conferences will expose students to a variety of viewpoints and approaches as well as permit in-depth work with distinguished Elmira College faculty and scholars in residence at the Elmira College Center for Mark Twain Studies at Quarry Farm.