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.
Total Courses: 2 required courses plus 4 electives
Price: $575 per course; $3,450 total
In Fall 2021, Forced Migration (GMIG 0101) and Cities, Climate and Migration (GMIG 0104) will be offered. Additional courses will be offered in Spring 2022.
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 among 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 undergraduate and graduate students, working professionals
- Anyone interested in learning 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