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Migration Studies Certificate
PRICE $2,875
*Tuition rates for individual courses are subject to change during your program

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.

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

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

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

Why The New School?

The professional landscape as we've known it has changed dramatically, and ongoing learning is more important now than ever before. At The New School, we champion every student's creativity and growth. By combining integrated disciplines with collaborative problem solving, we deliver an immersive, transformative learning experience. Our faculty imparts the critical expertise students need to advance their careers or pivot to a new one in a constantly evolving world.

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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 the required course below.



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