The graduate certificate entails a combination of foreign language training and multidisciplinary area studies necessary for communicative and cultural competence. The goal of the certificate program is to promote the study of Asia from global, interdisciplinary and comparative perspective
Faculty of the Center for Bioethics & Health Law are collaborating to develop a graduate Certificate in Bioethics that will provide exposure to the core topics and methods of bioethics, as well as its foundation in ethical theory and philosophy of medicine. The certificate will be designed for students seeking degrees in other disciplines and for healthcare professionals and researchers who are interested in bioethics topics or want to be conversant on these issues, but do not plan to engage in bioethics as their primary focus of research, scholarship, or practice. Those who are currently interested in a Certificate in Bioethics should contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Cultural Studies graduate certificate provides the University of Pittsburgh with a vibrant intellectual center for interdisciplinary cultural critique and analysis.
The Graduate Certificate in Digital Studies and Methods offers graduate students at the University of Pittsburgh the opportunity to acquire a proactive, mindful engagement with digital methods in the humanities and allied social sciences.
The European Studies Center offers opportunities for graduate students to develop and expand their understanding and knowledge about the European Union through a series of interdisciplinary courses.
The Certificate in Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies provides a credential for Pitt grad students that may be invaluable on the job market (whether in academia, government, the non-profit sector, etc.). The Certificate also aims to help students who are writing dissertations with a gender focus or a gender component theorize their work in a sophisticated manner and to place themselves in dialogue with gender/sexuality studies as an interdisciplinary field of inquiry.
Graduate students from the Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences and Pitt’s professional schools can tailor a unique plan of interdisciplinary study through GSC’s graduate certificate, drawn from more than 200 courses across 5 global concentrations. Students gain a solid understanding of the academic debates over globalization and their policy implications in both the global and local contexts. Students also achieve foreign language proficiency in one of 35 languages offered at Pitt.
The Graduate Certificate in Latin American Studies is a multidisciplinary program of study designed for students who want to graduate with a master’s or doctorate as well as a credential that indicates a specialization on this region of the world.
The Graduate Certificate in Latin American Social and Public Policy is a multidisciplinary program of study designed to train future leaders, public officials, and analysts capable of designing social and public programs that meet the needs of countries in Latin America and the Caribbean.
Students doing graduate work in the medieval and Renaissance periods require a particularly broad interdisciplinary base in their training. To meet this need, the faculty involved in MRST at the University of Pittsburgh have instituted a certificate program that coordinates a student's training in the medieval and Renaissance areas in such a way as to enrich the work in the major department while forming a coherent and integrated interdisciplinary experience.
The European Studies Center offers opportunities for graduate students to develop and expand their understanding and knowledge about Western Europe through a series of interdisciplinary courses.