Applied Social Sciences (Certificate)

The certificate program in applied social sciences in the New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences' School of Social and Behavioral Sciences at the West campus prepares students to apply social science tools to real-world problems.

Students collaborate to develop case studies, engage in fieldwork and learn both how to apply expert knowledge and how to communicate evidence. Working with stakeholders, students identify and solve problems, reform managerial structures and organizational systems, and drive social change. The certificate program is recommended for students with academic or career interests in human resources, administration, journalism, social work, business, community and civic work, as well as politics, organizing and advocacy, public policy, education and sustainability.

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Applied Social Sciences (Certificate)
Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences, New College of


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