Graduate Certificate in Global Studies and International Relations

Program Format
Entry Terms
Fall: Oct. 29, 2018
Winter: Jan. 7, 2019 and Feb. 19, 2019
Credits Required for Graduation
16 Credit Hours


The Graduate Certificate in Global Studies and International Relations is designed to provide students with the skills and training necessary to analyze, research, and evaluate a topic of interest in a global location. Overall, the program curriculum focuses on the themes of transition and development in the global world. Core courses provide a base of knowledge about global issues, and are combined with an elective that allows students to focus on a specific area of interest.

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Considering a Masters degree?

Certificate students can also apply all of these courses directly to the the Master of Science in Global Studies and International Relations, a program that prepares students for internationally focused positions that range from diplomacy, to development, to international consulting, trade, and industry.