The Schar School of Policy and Government offers several targeted educational options to make it easier for students and working professionals to learn from the brightest minds in policy in one of the world’s centers of policymaking.
Our graduate certificate programs allow students to remain competitive in an increasingly complex global economy by gaining specialized education in their area of interest. Each certificate program includes five courses for a total of 15 credits. Part-time and full-time study is available, and students typically complete the certificate in one to one-and-a-half years.
Certificate Programs are Offered in the Following Areas
- Emergency Management and Homeland Security
- Global Economic Policy
- Global Health and Security
- Illicit Trade Analysis
- National Security and Public Policy
- Nonprofit Management
- Public Management
- Science, Technology, and Security
- Strategic Trade
- Terrorism and Homeland Security
NOTE: Graduate certificate programs are not eligible for Title IV Financial Aid.
Certificate Information Sessions
Register for the Master's and Certificate Open House: Thursday, October 5, 7 to 8:30 p.m. Eastern (Virtual)
Register for the Graduate Certificate Information Session: Friday, November 3, noon to 1:00 p.m. Eastern
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