The School of Social Sciences offers a Cultural Competency certificate for all undergraduates interested in supplementing their education with cultural awareness, knowledge, and skills. Requiring a minimum of five courses, the certification facilitates the study of cultural knowledge and diversity, inequalities and advocacy, cultural gaps, and culturally effective leadership. The knowledge and skills gained through the required curriculum is valuable for all professions in varying fields of service (ranging from business, education, social work, psychology, to medicine and public health).

Please apply by completing the application.

The Cultural Competency Certificate is accepting applications year-round.

For answers to Frequently Asked Questions (FAQS) please click here.

To petition for another course not on the approved applicable course work list, submit an online petition here.
"Only ONE course may be substituted by a course not listed on the approved applicable course work list."

Applicable Coursework: Approved List




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