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Program Overview

The University of New Mexico’s Organization, Information & Learning Sciences (OILS) department offers an online post-bachelor’s certificate in Organizational Learning Professional Development. This non-degree program is composed of graduate level courses that offer knowledge and skill development for professionals who are involved in organizational learning, organizational development, program development, and evaluation.

The OILS certificate programs were established to offer working professional an opportunity to upgrade their skills and knowledge, which can have the added benefit of job promotion, additional job qualifications, or new career opportunities. 

Learning Goals

In your online coursework, we will examine the theory and practice of organizational learning and consulting, program evaluation, and knowledge management systems. The program provides external and internal consultants and professionals the latest skills and theories on organizational change and development.

Program Details

The certificate program totals 12 credit hours. Below is a listing of all of the required courses and the planned offerings.

  • OILS 544 Program Evaluation
  • OILS 542 Theory and Practice of Organizational Learning
  • OILS 554 Organizational Consulting Theory and Practice

Plus one of the following elective courses:

  • OILS 540 Foundations of HRD and Instructional Technology
  • OILS 510 Designing Knowledge Management Solutions

Degree Requirements

In order to gain entry into the certificate program, a student must have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.

At a Glance

Certificate Requirements: 12 Credit Hours


Organization, Information and Learning Sciences
(505) 277-4131

*To qualify for admission to the certificate program, students must meet certain admissions requirements (see Certificate Requirements tab for more information)