Through language classes, you're invited to step into the shoes of another person, from another culture, in another language, and as such, practice and develop empathy and respect.
The Certificate in Intercultural Competence For The Workplace at Portland State University core courses will help you cultivate a greater capacity for collaboratively engaging with diversity and communicating across differences in a culturally responsive manner, while the electives will help you better understand international and intercultural issues in your major or chosen career path.
Employers are increasingly looking for global talent: professionals who are proficient in a foreign language in addition to possessing other valuable skills for the job market. This certificate positions you for success by enhancing your intercultural competence in professional and workplace settings.
With this certificate, you can find positions in a variety of fields, including human resources, education (teaching diverse students, leadership and student services), humanitarian and social work, and work in non-governmental organizations that involve community outreach, health and other services.
The certificate can also be a strong element of a graduate school application.
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- Global Citizenship in Professional Contexts
- Understanding the International Experience
- Latinos in the Economy and Politics
- Global Health
- Intercultural Leadership and Change
- International Business
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DisciplinesArea & Cultural Studies Management, Organisation & Leadership Organisational Behaviour View 129 other Masters in Organisational Behaviour in United States
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To enroll as a freshman (first year), you must have completed secondary school or high school. Your education must be equivalent to United States secondary school or high school education.
- You must have a cumulative (overall) grade point average (GPA) of at least 3.0 when converted to the U.S. 4.0 grading scale.
- Meet the English Language Proficiency Requirement. You may be admitted to Portland State University and an Intensive English Language Program (IELP) pathway if you do not meet PSU's English Language Proficiency Requirement. Learn more about PSU’s English language programs.
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International29837 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 29837 USD per year during .
National29837 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 29837 USD per year during .
In-State10081 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 10081 USD per year during .
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The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.