Northwestern University School of Continuing Studies

School of Professional Studies

Certificates of Advanced Graduate Study in Liberal Studies

Address:

Wieboldt Hall, 6th Floor

339 East Chicago Avenue

Chicago, IL 60611

United States

Phone:

312-503-6490

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Certificates of Advanced Graduate Study in Liberal Studies

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Northwestern University’s Certificates of Advanced Graduate Study in Liberal Studies offer professionals who hold a graduate degree a unique opportunity to earn a new credential through targeted study. By earning a certificate, students are able to explore new trends in their field and refresh their skills, as well as prepare for further education at the doctoral level. As students explore a broad variety of subject matter, they enrich their understanding of social and cultural issues, and improve their ability to analyze, write and complete research. Students pursuing a certificate in liberal studies strengthen and refine the analytical, critical, and communicative skills that are highly transferable to any number of professional contexts. Certificates are offered in: American Studies, Chicago Studies, History, Religious and Ethical Studies, and Interdisciplinary Studies for Liberal Studies.

Accreditation:

Northwestern University is regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC), a Commission of the North Central Association of Schools and Colleges (NCA).

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: No

International Financial Aid: No

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Loans Offered: Students in master's degree programs may qualify for federal or private loans. Graduate students should direct their financial aid eligibility questions to the Chicago Office of Financial Aid at 312-503-8722.

Locale: Small City

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