Michigan State University
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Global Studies in the Arts and Humanities
Graduate Certificate
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Graduate Certificate in Global Studies in the Arts and Humanities

The GSAH program expands your research and teaching skills in: 

  • Interdisciplinary arts and humanities
  • Creative, critical, and analytical thinking
  • Intercultural understanding
  • International experience
  • Language proficiency
  • Global awareness and concern
  • Experiential learning

 
To apply:  Download, fill and print this form [PDF file]
Submit to:

Global Studies in the Arts & Humanities Program
B331 Wells Hall, 619 Red Cedar Rd.
Michigan State University
East Lansing MI 48824

Requirements

Students must complete 6 credits and meet the following proficiency and international experiences:

1. GSAH 850: Seminar on Global Theories and Concepts in the Arts and Humanities (3 credits)

2. One graduate-level course (of at least 3 credits) offered outside of the student’s home program that addresses global issues or themes.  The course is chosen in consultation with the student’s primary advisor and approved by the Director of the Global Studies in the Arts and Humanities program.

3. Completion of an international experience through participation in a study abroad program, an approved internship with a global dimension, or research experience. The experience is chosen by the student in consultation with their primary advisor and approved by the Director of the Global Studies in the Arts and Humanities program.

4. Demonstration of oral proficiency in a language beyond one that is required by the student’s degree program. Demonstrating oral proficiency in a language that only reading proficiency is required by the student’s degree program can also meet this requirement.

Students can meet this requirement by:

  a)  Successful completion of an appropriate language course at the 400-level or above, or

  b)  Completion of an oral proficiency exam conducted by the Center for Language Teaching Advancement (CeLTA).