About the Graduate Certificate Program

Emotional Intelligence (EQ) is the ability to understand your own emotions and the emotions of others, and to use that understanding to effectively solve problems and make decisions. In practice, people with high EQ are associated with better physical and mental health, social relationships, adaptive coping skills, and academic/job performance.


Flexibility + Interactivity

This 6-week hybrid certificate program includes weekly online pre-recorded lectures and real-world exercises (accessible anytime) and a weekly 30-min live Zoom session for EQ games and peer-based learning.

You will also be paired in small support groups based on your personal and/or professional interests.

By the end of the program, you will have been exposed to the essential knowledge and skills necessary to function as an emotionally and socially competent individual, as well as opportunities to build friendships with others in the program.


Designed to help you

learn, practice, and apply social and emotional skills in your personal, academic, and career contexts. You will learn the art and science behind emotions: from what research tells us about emotions, to how to stand out in job interviews, to how to harness your emotions for purpose and resilience.

  • Self-Awareness

  • Self-Management

  • Social Awareness

  • Relationship Skills