About This Program
With the increase of remote work and digital learning, the demand for experts in e-learning and knowledge management is on the rise. This certificate program offers a comprehensive curriculum that combines theory and practical applications to equip you with the knowledge and skills necessary to succeed in this field. Flexible and convenient, with online classes and part-time options available, the program can be completed in as little as one year, with credits applied towards the M.S. degree in Knowledge Management. Read more...
Examples of Possible Careers
- Chief Knowledge Officer (CKO)
- Information Architect
- Knowledge Analyst
- Knowledge Engineer
- Knowledge Management Director
- Knowledge Management Project Manager
- Knowledge Management Specialist
- Knowledge Management Systems Administrator
- Knowledge Manager
For more information about graduate admissions, visit the graduate admission website. For more information on international admissions, visit the international admission website.
- Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university
- Official transcript(s)
- Goal statement
- Effective with spring 2024 admission term, minimum 2.750 undergraduate GPA on a 4.000 point scale will be required 1
- Effective with spring 2024 admission term, three letters of recommendation will be required
- Fall Semester
- Application deadline: April 15
- Spring Semester
- Application deadline: November 15
- Summer Term
- Application deadline: March 15
Applications submitted after these deadlines will be considered on a space-available basis.
Program Learning Outcomes
Graduates of this program will be able to:
- Demonstrate the ability to develop and deliver strategies for organizations and communities that apply knowledge to create value.
- Demonstrate the ability to design a knowledge management program to turn strategies into action through the integration of people, process and technology components.
The Knowledge Management graduate certificate prepares professionals to guide organizations to improved performance through better use of organizational knowledge. In the knowledge economy, the success of organizations depends on their ability to generate, adopt and diffuse knowledge. Knowledge management promotes a collaborative and integrative approach to the creation, capture, organization, access and use of information assets, including the tacit and knowledge of people.
Students in the Knowledge Management certificate learn from interaction with their instructors and student colleagues, many of whom are also professionals working in knowledge management. Through courses and other opportunities, students gain experience in developing and applying knowledge to improve organizational strategies, processes and technical skills.