Undergraduate Certificates:

  • The Labor Leadership Certificate - Offered through our New Directions program, the Labor Leadership Certificate is a five-course certificate that is now available totally online. Coursework possibilities include classes such as: Collective Bargaining and Employment Law, Union Leadership, Worker's Rights, Labor History and Politics, Labor, Unions and the global economy, and more! Available at the BA or the MA level.
  • The Middle East Politics Certificate - Tailored for students interested in pursuing a career in foreign policy, security, non-governmental organizations, conflict resolution, and academia; this certificate covers the structure and dynamics of the Middle East interstate system, the relation between state and society, colonialism, decolonization, nationalism, and globalization in the Middle East. 
  • The Public, Non-Profit & Community Leadership Undergraduate Certificate - The formally-transcripted undergraduate certificate in Community Leadership meets the needs of individuals in: public and nonprofit positions, those who require the officially-documented development of their leadership competencies, those who have been away from higher education for some time organization leaders and others being groomed for succession to leadership, those looking to learn ways to enhance their leadership skills, or individuals in informal community leadership positions who want to build their knowledge, skills, and effectiveness. It is open to everyone: nondegree-seeking students (without an undergraduate degree) as well as undergraduates. Contact Karen.Breslin@ucdenver.edu for more information.

Undergraduate Program:

  • Peace Corps Prep - Housed within the International Studies Program, Peace Corps Prep is an undergraduate program offering future U.S. Peace Corps Volunteer applicants sector-specific job skills, foreign language proficiency, intercultural competence, and professional leadership development skills.

Graduate Certificates:

  • The Public, Non-Profit & Community Leadership Certificate - The Leadership Certificate is a valuable academic credential that reflects the participant's scholarly achievement in the areas of politics and public policy. Equally important, the Leadership Certificate Program offers participants the opportunity to develop the political skills and acumen necessary for leading effectively within his/her own organization, community, or jurisdiction. The Academic Certificate Program consists of five courses representing 15 semester hours of credit. With departmental approval, up to 12 credits can be transferred from the certificate program into a full graduate degree program. To set up an appointment or speak with a departmental advisor to pursue this option, please email Steve.Delcastillo@ucdenver.edu.

  • The Labor Leadership Certificate - Offered through our New Directions program, the Labor Leadership Certificate is a five-course certificate that is now available totally online. Coursework possibilities include classes such as: Collective Bargaining and Employment Law, Union Leadership, Worker's Rights, Labor History and Politics, Labor, Unions and the global economy, and more! Available at the BA or MA level.