Psychology Certificate | Northcentral Technical College

Psychology

Certificate

The Psychology Certificate has been developed for individuals who would like to advance in their respective fields. Soft skills, sometimes known as "people skills," are personal attributes and abilities that enhance an individual's interactions, job performance and career prospects. Unlike hard, tangible skills which tend to be specific to a certain task, soft skills are broadly applicable. They consist of personal attributes, such as optimism, common sense, integrity, time-management, motivation, sense of responsibility and interpersonal skills. It's often said that hard skills will get you an interview, but you need soft skills to keep and advance in your profession. Surveys of employers indicate the need for employees with soft skills. This certificate is especially designed to improve these "soft skills" by expanding your understanding of human behavior.

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Psychology 15 Credit Certificate

Formats Offered

On-Campus Availability

  • Wausau Fully Available
  • Antigo Fully Available
  • Medford Fully Available
  • Phillips Fully Available
  • Spencer Fully Available
  • Wittenberg Fully Available

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certificate Outcomes

  • Outline psychological theories
  • Demonstrate increased self-awareness
  • Summarize the factors influencing human behavior
  • Practice improved human interaction skills
  • Summarize the dynamics of group interactions

Course List

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This program offers opportunities for you to test out of classes by demonstrating your learning from past work or life experiences.

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Transfer Opportunities

Credits earned at NTC may transfer to four-year colleges and universities. Visit www.ntc.edu/transfer for a complete listing of transfer opportunities for this certificate.

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