Certificate Overview

Graduate Certificate Program

Academic goals of the program

AAAS’s central objective in the Graduate Certificate Program is to formally recognize the expertise students in a range of disciplines already obtain in African Studies or in African-American Studies in a manner that enhances students' career opportunities. The Graduate Certificate Program enables graduate students to formally claim expertise in an area of the field of African Studies or African-American Studies through completion of 12 hours of graduate coursework.

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