Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) is a collection of proven, cost-effective strategies used to address disputes outside the courtroom. Gain a competitive edge by learning the skills used to resolve conflicts in marriage, business, education, the community, and in government.
The Applied Gerontology Program focuses on the processes of aging, changes in individuals as they age, how society affects and is affected by aging, and how current information and technology can be implemented to help care for the aging. The Applied Gerontology program gives graduates a broader springboard into future careers found in many areas of public as well as private entities.
The certificate in Rehabilitation Studies addresses an unmet need in the job market. Entry-level community rehabilitation providers need skills to properly serve people with disabilities. Because this program is offered through distance learning, current rehabilitation workers seeking higher education have greater access to strengthen their skills and address this much needed area.
This certificate prepares professionals to work in all variations of the nonprofit sector while adding a competitive edge to their careers through specialized training. Strategies to engage and manage a diverse volunteer workforce are explored through on-line courses in volunteer management, program planning and evaluation, community asset mapping and leadership.
Behavior Analysis Online (BAO) delivers high quality behavior analysis courses using advanced instructional technologies. Our mission is to share the power of behavior analysis in ways that improve life for people and organizations across the globe. Our course sequence is approved by the Behavior Analysis Certification Board (BACB) and is geared towards students who want to be board certified as a Behavior Analyst (BCBA) or Assistant Behavior Analyst (BCaBA). All our courses are online, self-paced and accessible 24/7. The Fast-Track program allows our students to advance through the material at an accelerated pace. BAO’s continuing education lectures and workshops have been curated by renowned behavior analysts, who have designed the activities with their students in mind, providing an interactive and original learning experience.
The graduate academic certificate in Correctional Executive Leadership provides students with a solid foundation in the concepts, theories and practices in corrections and helps professionals hone their skills and increase their knowledge to prepare them for advancement in the correctional field (Probation, Parole or Institutional). Courses emphasize management, leadership and agency administration with a focus on theory and corrections-related analysis.
Enrollment in the Graduate Academic Certificate in Police Executive Leadership program is available to all graduate students. Full-time law enforcement managers who have completed the Management College/School of Executive Leadership at the Institute for Law Enforcement Administration (ILEA) or the Lieutenant's Course at the Caruth Police Institute can receive credit toward the Graduate Academic Certificate in Police Executive Leadership for completing of these training programs.
The post-graduate advanced certificate in rehabilitation counseling is designed for current and aspiring rehabilitation counselors who intend to pursue the certified rehabilitation counselor credential, per Category R established by the Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification.
The graduate academic certificate is designed for health and human service professionals who wish to complement their existing knowledge and skills with an understanding of aging and services for the aged. Faculty of two- and four-year colleges and universities and doctoral candidates in other fields may also find the specialist certificate a valuable adjunct to their academic credentials.
Mediation and alternative dispute resolution (ADR) practices continue to grow in the U.S. and throughout much of the world as preferred alternatives to litigation and violence. Increasingly, the court system recognizes that divorce and child custody disputes are best resolved by parents with the assistance of qualified mediators. A family mediator serves as a neutral third party to help participants explore and find mutually acceptable solutions. The widespread growth of mediation creates the need for the university community to meet the challenge to produce graduates who are well versed in the area. As documentation that graduates are both knowledgeable and practiced in this subject, UNT offers a non-academic Certificate in Family Mediation.
Mediation and alternative dispute resolution (ADR) practices continue to grow in the U.S. and throughout much of the world as preferred alternatives to litigation and violence. The basic mastery of mediation competencies is increasingly valued by employers. The widespread growth of ADR creates the need for the university community to meet the challenge to produce graduates who are well versed in the area. As documentation that graduates are both knowledgeable and practiced in this subject, UNT offers a non-academic Certificate in Mediation.