Contact & Location


The Department of
Sociology & Anthropology

Physical Address:
Phinney Hall 101
PHONE: (208) 885-6751
FAX: (208) 885-2034

Mailing Address:
Department of
Sociology & Anthropology
c/o University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 1110
Moscow, ID 83844-1110

Young professional woman

Certificate Benefits

  • Integrates an appreciation of “difference” with an understanding of inequalities and conflict through both the academic and applied levels
  • Fosters interpersonal, intergroup, and intercultural communication, understanding and conflict management skills
  • Provides a solid theoretical foundation and academic understanding of diversity and stratification
  • Prepares professionals to effectively communicate in an increasingly diverse workplace
  • Provides opportunities to critically explore one’s experiences, values, and perspectives about diversity and stratification.
  • Challenges participants to reflect on and evaluate their own social behavior and conceptions concerning diversity while providing new knowledge to do so
  • Provides an application of academic learning through workshops and experiential learning opportunities
  • Augments the professional and academic expertise of students, social workers, educators, criminal justice personnel, human resource personnel, business managers, community activists, and other professionals
  • Provides an opportunity to learn from the perspectives and experience of a diverse group of other participants