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African & Middle Eastern Studies Certificate

Completing the African & Middle Eastern studies certificate provides you with a background in this area of the world and adds an official certificate to your academic transcript.

What Will I Learn?

A required course provides a strong background in international studies. Beyond that, you have flexibility in your choice of several electives that cover various topics related to Africa and the Middle East.

What are the requirements for this degree?

This is a 12-credit certificate. You must take:

  • Three credits from a required course
  • Nine credits from electives


What Types of Careers Could I Get With This Degree?

This certificate can be useful for careers concerning Africa and the Middle East. It may suit career paths in international education, business and more.

What Kinds of Experiences Could I Have?

Studying abroad is an option that provides experience that deepen knowledge of foreign cultures and leads to jobs. There are also plenty of opportunities to get involved with groups and events on campus that involve speakers, trips, films and many other activities.