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About This Micro-Credential

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Unlock a competitive edge in your career by enrolling in the LGBTQIA+ Cultural Competency for Professionals micro-credential. Designed for graduate students across a range of disciplines, this pair of courses will empower you with the expertise to skillfully analyze complex LGBTQIA+ issues, cultivate inclusive solutions, and communicate effectively within diverse professional settings.

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Skills You Will Gain

LGBTQIA+ Knowledge

Cultural Competency


Professional Skills


Learning Outcomes

  • No matter your gender or sexual identity, understand and collaborate with LGBTQIA+ colleagues, customers, clients, and patients.
  • Map LGBTQIA+ challenges and issues.
  • Find and research reliable, current LGBTQIA+ resources.
  • Practice cultural competency skills by analyzing and synthesizing information for the use of your LGBTQIA+ colleagues, customers, clients, and patients.

Required Courses

  • WGS 536 - LGBTQIA+ and the Professions
  • WGS 537 - LGBTQIA+ Community Building

Offered in online format


Jennifer Bachner, PhD
Dr. Debra Meyers
LGBTQIA+ Cultural Competency for Professionals, First semester offered: Fall 2023


Northern Kentucky University
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