Certificate Programs in Social Sciences

A certificate is an official credential indicating you have acquired expertise by focusing on studies in a particular area. Certificates also provide clear evidence of educational strength to potential employers. What is a certificate in social sciences? The certificate offers the possibility of gaining entrance to a degree program in social sciences by studying the human aspects of the world. It… Read more

A certificate is an official credential indicating you have acquired expertise by focusing on studies in a particular area. Certificates also provide clear evidence of educational strength to potential employers.

What is a certificate in social sciences? The certificate offers the possibility of gaining entrance to a degree program in social sciences by studying the human aspects of the world. It can also provide a foundation for community work and other human services by exploring the fundamental concepts, theories, and research evidence that have attempted to identify the patterns of modern social life and explain their underlying causes. 

The one-year program is intended to promote critical thinking as it relates to current social scientific theory and research. The result is supporting balanced judgments surrounding the causes of behavior in today's societies. The certificate in social sciences can help students learn how to collect, interpret, and analyze social science data. 

The cost of earning a certificate depends on the institution selected, program length, and country of study. Students should make sure to understand the cost involved with a program before enrolling. It’s best to contact schools of interest for the most recent information regarding tuition, fees, and scholarship opportunities.

The certificate focuses on expanding relevant training by blending an understanding of the social theories and processes that highlight the substantive nuances and context of the data being studied. Learning these skills often provides a competitive edge for students with a social science background in consulting, political campaigns, policy analysis, government agencies, public opinion firms, and local communities or for more advanced studies.

Internet-based courses are ideal for individuals all around the world with limited access to a facility, and they are also great those requiring flexibility. To get started with a course, 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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Hawaii Tokai International College
Kapolei, USA

The Liberal Arts Program offers a Peace Studies Concentration for students interested in pursuing international relations with an emphasis on peace.

The Liberal Arts Program offers a Peace Studies Concentration for students interested in pursuing international relations with an emphasis on peace. -
Certificate
Full-time
3 months
English
Campus
 
Georgetown University School of Continuing Studies
Washington, USA

Improve your written and conversational English skills while experiencing the excitement and culture of Washington, D.C. Designed for students with intermediate- or advanced-l ... +

Improve your written and conversational English skills while experiencing the excitement and culture of Washington, D.C. Designed for students with intermediate- or advanced-level English proficiency, our American Language & Culture program combines classroom instruction, language lab work, conversation workshops, and cultural excursions into an immersive four-week learning experience. By the end of the program, you'll have not only advanced English language skills but also a deeper understanding of American lifestyles and culture. -
Certificate
4 weeks
English
Jan 2020
Campus
 
Geneva School of Diplomacy and International Relations
Geneva, Switzerland

By undertaking our accelerated one-semester-immersion course, you will gain first-hand exposure to the work of the international organizations and how diplomatic actors face n ... +

By undertaking our accelerated one-semester-immersion course, you will gain first-hand exposure to the work of the international organizations and how diplomatic actors face new issues, policies, and negotiations. -
Certificate
Full-time
English
Campus
 
University of Essex Online
Colchester, United Kingdom +1 More

Discover the fascinating world of psychology in our online certificate programme. Over a series of modules created by industry experts, you’ll develop an awareness of theory, ... +

Discover the fascinating world of psychology in our online certificate programme. Over a series of modules created by industry experts, you’ll develop an awareness of theory, research findings and the applications of psychology. -
Certificate
Part-time
16 months
English
Online
 
Seton Hall University, School of Diplomacy and International Relations
South Orange, USA

Learn about the UN's day-to-day concerns and realities directly from its officials and other experts. Study human resources management in international organizations and explo ... +

Learn about the UN's day-to-day concerns and realities directly from its officials and other experts. Study human resources management in international organizations and explore how the UN addresses a growing range of transnational problems from poverty and education to climate change. -
Graduate Certificate
Online & Campus Combined
Full-time
Part-time
English
Sep 2020
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
Washington International Diplomatic Academy
Washington, USA

Our One-Year Certificate in International Diplomacy is the most comprehensive, in-depth and hands-on practical professional training program in diplomatic tradecraft offered o ... +

Our One-Year Certificate in International Diplomacy is the most comprehensive, in-depth and hands-on practical professional training program in diplomatic tradecraft offered outside formal government channels. It prepares trainees for careers in diplomacy and international affairs, including work in government ministries, embassies and consulates, international organizations and global NGOs. -
Certificate
Full-time
English
14 Sep 2020
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Campus
 
Cornerstone Bible College for Mission Training
Beugen, Netherlands

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

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. -
Certificate
Full-time
English
Aug 2020
Campus
 
Institute for European Studies (IES), Vrije Universiteit Brussel
Brussels, Belgium

Enjoy the flexibility of online learning to broaden your knowledge of the European institutions, European law and the European decision-making process in general! This Postgra ... +

Enjoy the flexibility of online learning to broaden your knowledge of the European institutions, European law and the European decision-making process in general! This Postgraduate Certificate is perfect for full-time professionals or students with a daytime schedule. -
Postgraduate Certificate
Online & Campus Combined
Full-time
Part-time
12 months
Jul 2020
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Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
Cranfield University
Swindon, United Kingdom

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Postgraduate Certificate
Part-time
English
Campus
 
Tufts University - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
Medford, USA

The certificate in Management of Community Organizations (MCO), offered by the Department of Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning, provides management training within t ... +

The certificate in Management of Community Organizations (MCO), offered by the Department of Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning, provides management training within the framework of the social, economic, and political values that shape the nonprofit sector. -
Certificate
Part-time
English
Jan 2020
Campus
 
Johns Hopkins University, Advanced Academic Programs
Washington, USA

The Johns Hopkins Certificate in Intelligence is designed for students who are interested in intelligence, whether as national security professionals or as citizens and taxpay ... +

The Johns Hopkins Certificate in Intelligence is designed for students who are interested in intelligence, whether as national security professionals or as citizens and taxpayers. It is especially useful for people seeking a job in the Intelligence Community or who are already in it and wish to position themselves for advancement. -
Certificate
Part-time
English
Jan 2020
Online
 
European College for Liberal Studies
Barcelona, Spain +5 More

Graduate Certificate in Global Studies (12 credits).

Graduate Certificate in Global Studies (12 credits). -
Graduate Certificate
Full-time
Part-time
9 months
English
17 Feb 2020
Campus
 
Kelowna College of Professional Counselling
Kelowna, Canada

Specialization-- the next step in broadening your clinical practice. The Certificate in Applied Counselling Studies is designed for counsellors and therapists who wish to expa ... +

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Certificate
Full-time
7 months
English
Online
 
George Mason University Online
Fairfax, USA

The online graduate certificate in Applied Behavior Analysis is offered by George Mason University, providing advanced study for teachers, school leaders and others looking to ... +

The online graduate certificate in Applied Behavior Analysis is offered by George Mason University, providing advanced study for teachers, school leaders and others looking to further their own education. -
Certificate
Part-time
12 months
English
Online
 
Pan Africa Christian University
Nairobi, Kenya

This program was established in order to help professionals in the areas that involve disputes and conflicts resolutions gain deeper, practical skills to better engage those s ... +

This program was established in order to help professionals in the areas that involve disputes and conflicts resolutions gain deeper, practical skills to better engage those seeking out-of-court-settlements. -
Postgraduate Certificate
Full-time
English
Jan 2020
Campus