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Top Certificate Programs in Cultural Studies

A certificate is an academic program of study that helps students gain important skills and knowledge, which can then be applied to a future career. A certificate may take only a few months to complete, provided students are able to devote themselves to their courses full-time.

What is a certificate in cultural studies? A certificate in cultural studies focuses on providing students with a foundational knowledge of the people, history, cultures, traditions, and literature of the world. Students may take courses such as world literature, gender and literature, cinematic studies, education and literacy, race relations, and multicultural literature. These courses are designed to help give students a greater perspective and the ability to better understand both their own cultures as well as cultures from all around the world.

Earning a certificate can be beneficial for students as it may help them show potential employers that they have the expertise needed to succeed in the workplace. With an improved education, students may also be able to find higher-paying careers with greater chances for advancement.

The cost to complete a certificate in cultural studies can differ for each student and may depend on the location of the school as well as the length of the specific program. Students are encouraged to speak with potential schools to find out the cost of obtaining a certificate.

Individuals who complete a certificate in cultural studies may be able to use their knowledge for a career in education, social service, community organization, public policy development, or administration, working as community outreach managers, human resources directors, counselors, or local tour guides and museum curators. Many students also choose to use the certificate as a stepping-stone along the path to higher education and to pursue a bachelor’s or master’s degree in a similar or related field.

Many schools offer flexible learning options so that furthering your education can fit into your busy schedule. To start earning your certificate today, search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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5 Results in Cultural Studies

Cornerstone Bible College for Mission Training

The Cornerstone one year program also called the certificate program, provides training for students who prepare for cross-cultural support ministries, short-term cross-c ... [+]

Cornerstone offers practical and academic training in a mission-oriented setting. We are an interdenominational evangelical bible college. We stand firm on the basic evangelical beliefs. We are open for discussion and difference of opinion on secondary matters, but seek to avoid controversies and extremes.

The Cornerstone one year program also called the certificate program, provides training for students who prepare for cross-cultural support ministries, short-term cross-cultural ministry and for those who for other reasons have limited time for training.

The course majors on biblical and theological subjects, but includes also missiological and communication courses to develop basic skills in sharing the gospel cross-culturally. Included in the Cornerstone one year program is a three-week hands-on cross-cultural mission experience (The cost for the cross-cultural mission experience is NOT included in the fees and will depend on the country you choose to go to).... [-]

Netherlands Beugen
August 2020
Full-time
1 year
Campus
E-Learning University of Athens

This online course explores the archaeological evidence from the Aegean area, Cyprus and other regions of eastern Mediterranean during prehistoric/protohistoric times, fo ... [+]

An archaeological approach

This online course explores the archaeological evidence from the Aegean area, Cyprus and other regions of eastern Mediterranean during prehistoric/protohistoric times, focusing on specific subjects. This programme comprises four different modules. Each module is divided into three or four lessons. Each lesson will be accompanied by relevant iconographic material, selective bibliography as well as comprehensive chronological tables. The content of the modules focuses on presenting:

the most popular imaginary creatures in Minoan iconography

the diseases and the cure methods/practices in Egypt, Mesopotamia and the Aegean during later Prehistory

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Greece Athens
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15 weeks
Online
E-Learning University of Athens

A multidisciplinary Historic, Cultural, Environmental and Dietary Overview The Mediterranean diet focuses on eating foods that mainly come from plants, such as whole grai ... [+]

A multidisciplinary Historic, Cultural, Environmental and Dietary Overview

The Mediterranean diet focuses on eating foods that mainly come from plants, such as whole grains, legumes, nuts, fruits, and vegetables. It also suggests eating healthy fats like olive oil instead of butter, replacing salt with herbs and spices and consuming mostly white meat like fish and chicken, instead of red *meat.

This online course aims to introduce participants to and raise their awareness about the typical Mediterranean food products and diet, as well as the intangible cultural heritage and goods that are related to food: customs, traditions, social status, culinary practices and tools, ceremonies, and values. This course is ideal for anyone interested in nutrition and its multicultural dimensions.... [-]

Greece Athens
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9 weeks
Online
Windward Community College

The ASC in Hawaiian Studies prepares students for careers in education, the visitor industry, or in fields requiring expertise in Hawaiian subject matter. ... [+]

The ASC in Hawaiian Studies prepares students for careers in education, the visitor industry, or in fields requiring expertise in Hawaiian subject matter.

Program Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this certificate, students will be able to:

Access sources of Information about Hawai'i and Hawaiian Studies. Critically analyze information about Hawai'i and Hawaiian Studies. Communicate, applying correct Hawaiian pronunciation, spelling, basic phrase and sentence patterns. Apply a firm foundation to continued Hawaiian language acquisition. Demonstrate a basic understanding of Hawai'i, its natural and social history, and its Hawaiian heritage. Identify Hawaiian environmental and community issues and ways to contribute to Hawai'i by applying information and understanding gained from the ASC in Hawaiian Studies. Understand, appreciate, articulate, and safeguard Hawai'i, its unique heritage and identity through having attained the ASC in Hawaiian Studies. ... [-]
USA Honolulu
September 2020
Full-time
Campus
SOAS University of London

The Certificate in Ancient Near Eastern Studies is based on the first year of the BA programme in Ancient Near Eastern Studies (ANES). Students can choose to study full-t ... [+]

Mode of Attendance: Full-time or part-time

The Certificate in Ancient Near Eastern Studies is based on the first year of the BA programme in Ancient Near Eastern Studies (ANES). If applicants plan to take the Certificate on a part-time basis from 2020 can you please contact the Programme Convenor.

Students study part-time (two or three years). 120 credits must be undertaken and passed to gain the certificate. Generally, modules to the value of 60 credits are taken at SOAS and modules to the value of 60 credits are taken at UCL.

Structure

The Certificate in Ancient Near Eastern Studies is based on the first year of the BA programme in Ancient Near Eastern Studies (ANES).... [-]

United Kingdom London
September 2020
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 3 years
Campus