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Emotional Intelligence and Resilience Certificate

  • Overview
  • Program Requirements
  • Why Choose a Certificate?

Emotional Intelligence and Resilience Certificate

Be sure to review program requirements for this certificate

For most of us, our days are spent moving tirelessly from one task to another. We find ourselves irritable and easily frustrated by problems that arise, and in times of deep difficulty, coping often means just making it through.  Mindfulness can teach us to be connected and aware of how we feel and what we think. We learn to get out of our heads and to attune to ourselves and our lives in a way that creates wellbeing, resilience, and authentic connection to those we love.  Put simply, mindfulness is a way of being with ourselves and our lives that encourages a release from the constant bombardment of painful stories and added stress and the ability to discover ease even in the midst of chaos.

This program is designed to empower your experiential understanding of your own physiology, nervous system, neurobiology, and consciousness and to create space for self-directed attention, awareness, and compassionate responses to life’s natural difficulties. Through growing the capacity to be present to each moment of your life, programs from which Emotional Intelligence and Resilience Training (EIRT) was derived have been scientifically shown to decrease stress and symptoms of anxiety and depression and increase happiness, better sleep, productivity, and changes in the brain that allow for easier navigation in times of stress.

Program Requirements

Program Requirements

Certificate Requirements
  • Certificates must be completed within 6 years; courses completed more than 6 years ago may not be applied toward certificate.
  • All courses applied to a certificate program must be taken from Georgia Tech.
How it works

Your path to achievement is easy! Most certificate courses are offered in classroom locations around the U.S. You can also inquire about training at your location.


  • Course load determines the cost of a certificate program.
  • Calculate your total by identifying the courses needed and tallying individual course fees. Some courses offer discounts for course bundling.


  • Select a certificate program, review the requirements, and determine your timeline for completion.
  • Add courses to your shopping cart for purchase as you are ready to take them, or as a group if desired.
  • Proceed to checkout to complete your registration. We accept multiple forms of payment including a third-party credit cardholder, purchase order, a private loan, and VA benefits for certain programs.


  • Certificates must be completed within six years.
  • After successful completion of most individual courses, a Certificate of Course Completion will be sent.
  • After successful completion of all required courses, request a transcript and program certificate audit.

Upon verification, GTPE will email your transcript and mail your Certificate of Program Completion. Some programs host a certificate award ceremony during the final course.

Once you earn your Georgia Tech Program Certificate, tout your success on your resume and LinkedIn profile, share with your employer, and celebrate an important career growth achievement!

Why Choose a Certificate?

Why Choose a Certificate?

Professional Certificates are ideal for developing new skills and building deep expertise in a specialized area to update your professional profile, advance your career, or broaden your knowledge base.

Certificates are an “anytime” credential
Start anytime - after graduation or later in your career - and gain deeper know-how in a specific area without the commitment to a degree.

Certificates demonstrate commitment
The dedication of time to earn a certificate demonstrates that you are committed to achieving a higher standard of professional knowledge in your industry.

Certificates provide immediate “ROE”
Georgia Tech learners master real-world skills and apply them to their career the day after completion.

Certificates stand out on your resume
A Georgia Tech credential carries the professional weight to give you a competitive edge.


Who Should Attend

This certificate is designed for people from all walks of life who desire to experience their lives with more ease, connection, and happiness. It can be particularly impactful for anyone in a high-stress career or those who feel difficulty in coping with life’s uncertainties and day-to-day problems.

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How You Will Benefit

  • Increase happiness due to attunement to positivity, greater relational connection, and more moments of intentionally living from the heart.
  • Increase emotional intelligence leading to autonomy over responses in moments of difficulty rather than being governed by unconscious conditioning and habits.
  • Expand capacity for mindful awareness granting greater connection to one’s self, more numerous experiences of positivity in day-to-day living, and more ease in navigating difficulty.
  • Grow resilience and a widen window of tolerance so that it takes more to feel challenged at all and recovery from challenges takes less time.
  • Enhance ability for compassion toward one’s self and others.
  • Expand leadership capability through both enhanced communication attunement and emotional intelligence skills.
  • Taught by Experts in the Field
  • Grow Your Professional Network

Course Offerings

Requirement A

Must be completed before taking any Requirement B courses.

Mindfulness Based Wellness and Resilience (MBWR) (PD 1300P)

Mindfulness Based Stress Resilience (MBSR) is a course that teaches the tools, skills, and philosophy of staying aware of present moment experiences. For most of us, our days are spent moving from one task to another. Mindfulness can teach us to be connected and aware of how we feel and what w...

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Requirement B

All required and can be taken in any order.

Stress Success (PD 1301P)

Recognizing that 70-90% of all doctor’s visits are a result of stress-related ailments, we, as a culture, are often neglectful at meeting our own needs and managing stress in a way that creates health and well-being. This course is structured around an experiential understanding of the way str...

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Master of Communication (PD 1302P)

Philosopher Mark Nepo said, “To listen is to lean in softly with a willingness to be changed by what we hear.” The human brain can process around 400 words per minute, yet we are only capable of speech at 125 words per minute. As we listen, our brains are bored. We find ourselves wandering awa...

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Falling In Love With Life (PD 1303P)

Neuroscience research over the last 40 years has shown that 40% of our experiences are determined by mindset: what we think determines how we feel and what we experience. Understanding how we have unconsciously conditioned ourselves toward fear and stress creates the perfect space to begin con...

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Developing Resilience and Self-Compassion (PD 1304P)

Many of us move through our days with powerful self-critics. Failure in scenario represents failure as a person, and we are left feeling powerless, hopeless, and not enough. The science of self-compassion has shown that this practice creates the inner resources to reach for our goals. We learn...

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Cultivating a Peaceful Heart (PD 1305P)

Many who come to mindfulness self-report a desire to be more present to their lives: to feel more love, more tenderness, more peace, and more ease in experiences of difficulty. The beauty is that we can train ourselves to be more heart-minded.

Cultivating a Peaceful Heart is a six-we...

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