University of Central Florida

College of Sciences

Maya Studies


University Tower, Room 320

PO Box 160112

Orlando, FL 32826

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Maya Studies

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The certificate program in Maya Studies focuses on an area of local, national and international interest - the ancient and contemporary peoples of Mexico, Guatemala and Belize. The program is interdisciplinary with cognate offerings from History, Political Science and Spanish. The program is further strengthened by a community partnership with the Orlando Museum of Art. The Maya Studies Graduate Certificate Program provides detailed and specialized knowledge of the ancient and contemporary Maya through a series of well-integrated courses. Admission is through application to Graduate Studies for admission to a certificate program

International Student Requirements:

In order to enroll in graduate classes, students must have obtained a baccalaureate or higher degree, prior to the start of the term for which the student is admitted, from a regionally accredited institution or from a recognized foreign institution. International students are not eligible for nondegree/certificate status unless they hold an eligible visa. International applicants are encouraged to begin the application process early. Also, international applicants should ensure all supporting documents, including those required to issue an I-20, are received by the stated application deadline. Only official documentation is accepted and it is the student's responsibility to submit all documents by the application deadline.

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Locale: Large Suburb

Size & Settings: 40,000+

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