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5 Courses Required

About This Certificate

The Migration Studies Certificate provides a foundational and interdisciplinary understanding of international migration and the economic, political, social, environmental, and institutional conditions that shape the movement of people across borders.

Format: Online

Total Courses: 1 required course plus 4 electives

Price: $575 per course; $2,875 total

What You’ll Gain

  • Theoretical and evidence-based understanding of the causes of various forms of migration, considering economic, social, environmental and political dimensions
  • The opportunity to engage in public policy discussions on migration and mobility, including issues of governance, rights, citizenship, borders, and social justice
  • The ability to distinguish between different forms of migration and the various concepts, practices, and research methods that emerge from different disciplines, ideologies, and traditions

How You’ll Learn

  • Engaging video lectures and interviews with subject-matter experts
  • A combination of synchronous sessions and asynchronous weekly coursework consisting of video recordings, readings, and written discussion topics that can be completed anytime

Who Should Enroll

  • Upper-level undergraduate and graduate students, working professionals
  • Anyone interested in learning about and engaging in public policy discussions on migration, borders, sovereignty, human rights, and citizenship
  • Current and emerging practitioners who would like to apply theoretically-informed knowledge to professional activities


Additional Details

Migration Studies Certificate

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Receive practical and theoretical knowledge to contribute to improving conditions for local, national, and global communities. Begin by enrolling in one of the required courses below.



1 Course(s)


4 Course(s)

In addition to completing the required courses, you will also need to enroll in four electives:
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