The Graduate Certificate in Political Science is intended for community college or high school teachers needing 18 credit hours in political science to meet certification requirements. With the certificate, you can advance your knowledge about how our public lives are organized at the local, national, and international levels. The certificate allows for students to take electives across the subfield to meet their interests in the discipline and to fill deficiencies in their degree.
In addition to University Requirements:
Please note that you may be able to use some courses to meet more than one requirement. Contact your advisor for details.
Individualized research may be required by a chosen emphasis or offered as an option.
|Minimum Units for Completion||18|
|Some online/blended coursework||Required|
Student Learning Outcomes
1. Conceptual and Analytical: Students should be able to use key concepts and analytical approaches from political science in an advanced way.
Individual program admission requirements include:
Take the following 18 units:
Federal financial aid cannot be used for this certificate.
Be aware that some courses may have prerequisites that you must also take. For prerequisite information click on the course or see your advisor.