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Certificates

Communication & Information Design, Certificate

The Communication and Information Design Program is intended for students interested in developing foundational communication and information design skills that are fundamental for numerous contemporary jobs and careers.

Communication & Information Design Certificate Course Offerings

Creative Industry Essentials, Certificate

The Creative Industry Essentials Program is designed to provide an introduction to the tools and techniques commonly found in the creative industries.

Creative Industry Essentials Certificate Course Offerings

Diversity Studies, Certificate

The Diversity Studies certificate program is a 9-credit hour certificate that provides an enriching, multidisciplinary experience for students through exposure to a variety of cultures, diverse social contexts, and lived experiences within the academic context. It will further prepare students for the social and cultural diversity of the world in which they live and work.

Diversity Studies Certificate Course Offerings

English, Graduate Certificate

The English Program offers an 18-credit graduate certificate in English designed to enable students who have earned a Master’s degree in a discipline other than English to teach college-level courses in English, i.e. in concurrent enrollment programs such as the Senior to Sophomore Program or at community colleges and universities.

English Graduate Certificate Course Offerings

Homeland Security Studies, Certificate

The Political Science Program administers the Center for the Study of Homeland Security (CSHS), which offers a certificate in Homeland Security Studies and a Minor in Homeland Security for degree-seeking students.

The certificate in Homeland Security provides students with an opportunity for the introductory-level study of real-world political and public policy issues involved in prevention and response to natural and man-made disasters and events.  The program is directed at the creation and enhancement of pre-professional knowledge and skills, which are immediately transferable to related career fields in government and industry.

Requirements

The Homeland Security Studies Certificate requires a total of 9 credit hours. 

Homeland Security Studies Certificate Course Offerings

User Experience, Certificate

The User Experience certificate is intended for students interested in learning and applying UX research practices and design principles to create useful, usable, and accessible product experiences for users, typically as it concerns documents, smartphone applications, and websites. The certificate is intended to validate the student’s attainment of these skills and therefore assist them in initial employment or professional advancement.

User Experience Certificate Course Offerings

Students wishing to enroll in any Certificate program can declare and select the required courses through their PAWS account.

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Registration is available for Fall B online – please see course details in Course Offerings. 

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