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See Graduate Certificate Programs in Social Sciences in USA 2019/2020

A graduate certificate allows busy professionals to obtain the training they need without spending the same amount of time they spent at school earning their undergraduate degree. Earning the certificate is done by leaning on the skills one has previously learned, and adding new skills in the growing industry.

Social sciences help students to better understand the interactions and systems within human society. Topics covered may include how communities and populations form governments, make laws, develop economic systems, or how individuals make decisions.

The USA remains the world’s most popular destination for international students. Universities in the US dominate the world rankings and the country also offers a wide variety of exciting study locations. State university systems are partially subsidized by state governments, and may have many campuses spread around the state, with hundreds of thousands of students.

Top Graduate Certificate Programs in Social Sciences in USA 2019/2020

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Madonna University

Recommended for professionals who wish to enhances their skills as licensed counselors/therapists, or to supplement an existing degree in health and human services, this ... [+]

Why Study Bereavement, Trauma, and Loss at Madonna University? Gain knowledge of the latest theory and an understanding of unique aspects of grief counseling Develop specific skills involving integrative treatment modalities Remain current on research and trends related to trauma, loss, and grief Learn from faculty members who are experts in the field Learn from anywhere you have an internet connection – you can complete this degree in the classroom or 100% online Program Overview

Recommended for professionals who wish to enhances their skills as licensed counselors/therapists, or to supplement an existing degree in health and human services, this certificate serves as a toolkit for those working with grieving individuals and families who have experienced traumatic loss or significant life-changing events, and need support and validation in the process of healing. The certificate counts as a cognate for students pursuing the master's degree in hospice and palliative studies at Madonna. If you have completed your bachelor's degree you may apply to earn this certificate through the Graduate School.... [-]

USA Livonia Gaylord Charter Township of Clinton
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
Campus
Online
Kennesaw State University

The Certificate in Applied Peacebuilding provides students with a fundamental set of concepts, tools, and skills to prepare them for or advance their careers in conflict, ... [+]

Online Graduate Certificate in Applied Peacebuilding

The Certificate in Applied Peacebuilding provides students with a fundamental set of concepts, tools, and skills to prepare them for or advance their careers in conflict, peacebuilding, and international development fields. The courses focus on specific, marketable, practical skills that are in-demand for those seeking careers and career advancement in government, NGOs, and the military.

This online certificate brings together KSU's commitment to our conflict management programs and accessible global professional education. This is the only graduate certificate in peacebuilding within the University System of Georgia and the only online program in the School of Conflict Management, Peacebuilding, and Development.... [-]

USA Kennesaw
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Online
Kennesaw State University

The American Studies Program at Kennesaw State University is now offering a fifteen credit hour graduate certificate. The Graduate Certificate can be earned by itself or ... [+]

Graduate Certificate in American Studies

The American Studies Program at Kennesaw State University is now offering a fifteen credit hour graduate certificate. The Graduate Certificate can be earned by itself or as a complement to another graduate program.

The curriculum is as follows:

Required Courses (6 credits)

Course Num, Course Title, Credit Hours

AMST 7000 American Studies Scholarship 3 AMST 7100 American Studies Methods 3

Additional Courses (9 Credits)

Select any three of the following American Studies cluster courses:

Course Num, Course Title, Credit Hours

AMST 7200 American Social Movements 3 AMST 7210 Historical Period 3 AMST 7320 Public History and Culture 3 AMST 7340 Enterprise and Labor in American Culture 3 AMST 7300 American Cities, Suburbs, and Countryside 3 AMST 7310 Regional Studies 3 AMST 7330 Identities and Social Groups 3 AMST 7410 Literature and Performance in American Culture 3 AMST 7420 American Popular Culture 3 AMST 7450 American Visual Culture 3 AMST 7460 Movements in American Culture 3 AMST 7510 Passages to America 3 AMST 7520 America in Transnational Context 3 Any Approved Graduate-Level Study Abroad Course 3 Graduate Admissions ... [-]
USA Kennesaw
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Alabama State University The Harold Lloyd Murphy Graduate School

The College of Education (COE) seeks to prepare teachers, instructional support personnel and other professionals to be decision makers who are equipped with the knowledg ... [+]

The College of Education (COE) seeks to prepare teachers, instructional support personnel and other professionals to be decision makers who are equipped with the knowledge, skills and dispositions necessary to ethically and effectively integrate theory and practice their professions.

The Ed.S. degree is offered in the areas of early childhood education, elementary education, instructional leadership, library education media, reading, school and clinical mental health counseling, and social studies/secondary education (subject areas in which the master’s degree was earned).

These professionals will possess the understanding of our diverse culture, the technological capabilities, the intellectual rigor and the critical thinking and problem-solving skills required to make informed and responsible decisions, to engage in reflective assessment, to implement positive change and to pursue learning as a lifetime endeavor. As an integral part of the University, the COE is committed to serving the communities in Alabama through its educational programs and related activities. As it works to carry out its mission, the COE ensures that initial and advanced programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional education personnel are aligned with the expectations of national, state, professional and institutional standards.... [-]

USA Montgomery
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1 year
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UMaineOnline (University of Maine)

This certificate program will provide a sequence of coursework based on a three-tier service delivery model consistent with requirements of federal and state law. Studen ... [+]

General Overview Positive Behavior Intervention and Support: RTI for Behavior Certificate

Response to Intervention (RTI) is a model that focuses on research-based methods of prevention and intervention combined with data-based decision making to improve student behavioral and academic outcomes. The purpose of this certificate is to provide a sequence of courses that prepare school personnel to lead the development, implementation, evaluation, and sustainability of a three-tiered continuum of behavioral support and intervention in school settings. This certificate program will provide a sequence of coursework based on a three-tier service delivery model consistent with requirements of federal and state law. Students will have the knowledge and skills to provide support to students with intensive behavioral needs, provide leadership to their schools, serve as “coaches” in supporting school implementation in their schools.... [-]

USA Orono
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Seton Hall University, School of Diplomacy and International Relations

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 ... [+]

Since 1945, the United Nations has served as a vital arena for international diplomacy. Our certificate program in UN Studies offers a deep understanding of the UN and how it operates, including the promise and limits of international cooperation. This knowledge is valuable for a wide range of students and professionals involved or interested in an international career, including:

Members of the United Nations Association of the USA and supporters of the UN Foundation UN personnel Diplomats assigned to Permanent Missions to the UN Employees of international organizations Educators affiliated with model United Nations programs

Over the course of the program, you'll become well-versed in how the policy community utilizes — and seeks to reform — the UN. We'll help you to sharpen your policy development and op-ed writing skills, expand your network and ultimately be ready to apply your experience to careers in non-profit/NGO organizations, education, government and private agencies. ... [-]

USA South Orange
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 year
Online & Campus Combined
University Of Maryland Baltimore

As a student in the program, you will increase your understanding of intercultural competence and the necessary tools for working across cultural difference. Graduates of ... [+]

This extremely relevant 13-credit graduate certificate in Intercultural Leadership uses online and in-person facilitation to build on existing competencies by exploring attitudes and perceptions of self and others and applying this knowledge to practical situations.

As a student in the program, you will increase your understanding of intercultural competence and the necessary tools for working across cultural difference. Graduates of this program will have an increased ability to engage in the practical application of strategies to positively influence the climate for diversity within their organization.

Applications for admission to the fall term are due by July 15.

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USA Baltimore
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Full-time
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9 - 36 months
Online & Campus Combined