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Stand-Alone Certificates of Advanced Study: Work Experience Not Required

Bachelor’s required.

Conflict and Collaboration


Learn conflict management skills you will use every day.

  • Location: online, on campus or hybrid
  • Credits: 12
  • Offered by: Program for the Advancement of Research on Conflict and Collaboration
  • Also available concurrently with: all graduate degree programs at Syracuse University

Bachelor’s required. Work experience not required.

Geographic Information Systems and Spatial Analysis


Gain both theoretical and hands-on training in spatial information technologies.

  • Location: on campus
  • Credits: 12
  • Offered by: Geography and the Environment Department
  • Also available concurrently with: all graduate degree programs at Syracuse University

Bachelor’s required. Work experience not required.

 

Data Analytics for Public Policy


Turn data into actionable insights for improving communities, and examine public policy issues of how data is gathered and managed.

  • Location: on campus
  • Credits: 15
  • Offered by: Public Administration and International Affairs Department
  • Also available concurrently with: all graduate degree programs at Syracuse University, of particular interest to M.P.A., M.A. (IR), Executive M.P.A., E.M.I.R.

Bachelor’s required. Work experience not required.

 

 

Stand-Alone Certificates of Advanced Study: For Midcareer Professionals

Substantial work experience and bachelor’s required.

Health Services Management and Policy


Strengthen your health care policy and management skills in a rapidly changing environment.

  • Location: on campus
  • Credits: 12
  • Offered by: Public Administration and International Affairs Department
  • Also available concurrently with: all graduate degrees offered on campus at Syracuse University

Bachelor’s and significant work experience required.

 

Public Leadership and Management


Improve your public management and leadership skills or develop concrete knowledge of a specific policy area through this rigorous academic program.

  • Location: online or on campus
  • Credits: 12
  • Offered by: Public Administration and International Affairs Department; Executive Education
  • Also available concurrently with: E.M.P.A., E.M.I.R.

Bachelor's degree and substantial work experience required.

Leadership of International and Non-Governmental Organizations


Grow your ability to lead international and non-governmental organizations involved in functions previously managed by national governments including: service delivery, poverty reduction, conflict management and corruption prevention.

  • Location: on campus
  • Credits: 12
  • Offered by: Public Administration and International Affairs Department; Executive Education
  • Also available concurrently with: E.M.P.A., E.M.I.R.

Bachelor's degree and substantial work experience required.

 

Concurrent Certificates of Advanced Study: Topical

Enrollment in a graduate program at Syracuse University required.

Some CAS may be limited by degree program. Please check individual listings.

Civil Society Organizations


Prepare for careers in NGO management, service delivery and advocacy, or an academic career focusing on better understanding the impacts, challenges and functions of NGOs in global governance.

  • Location: on campus
  • Credits: 15 inclusive of a required internship or fieldwork
  • Offered by: Moynihan Institute of Global Affairs
  • Available concurrently with: most graduate programs at Syracuse University. (Note: E.M.P.A. and E.M.I.R. students should consider the CAS in Leadership of International and Non-governmental Organizations instead.)

Enrollment in a master’s or doctoral program at Syracuse University is required.

Public Management and Policy


Designed for graduate students at Syracuse University who are interested in the field of public administration but not able to do a full M.P.A. degree or do not meet the qualifications for the midcareer Public Leadership and Management CAS.

  • Location: on campus
  • Credits: 12
  • Offered by: Public Administration and International Affairs Department
  • Available concurrently with: most graduate professional and doctoral programs at Syracuse University except those in which a dual degree is already in place. E.M.P.A. and E.M.I.R. students should do the Public Leadership and Management CAS instead.

Enrollment in a master’s or doctoral program at Syracuse University is required.

Population Health and Aging


Gain systematic, focused training in the area of population health and aging. This program is designed to expose students to the key theoretical orientations and cutting-edge methodological training that lies at the nexus of medical sociology, social gerontology,and demography.

  • Location: on campus
  • Credits: 15
  • Offered by: Sociology Department
  • Available concurrently with: most graduate professional and doctoral programs at Syracuse University

Enrollment in a master’s or doctoral program at Syracuse University is required.

Post Conflict Reconstruction


Learn the tools required for success in public service careers aimed at rebuilding shattered societies through reconstruction, human security and development.

  • Location: on campus
  • Credits: 15
  • Offered by: Institute for Security Policy and Law, Public Administration and International Affairs Department
  • Available concurrently with: graduate and law degree programs at Syracuse University

Enrollment in a master’s law program at Syracuse University is required.

Security Studies


Prepare for careers in national security, homeland security, cybersecurity and counterterrorism.

  • Location: on campus
  • Credits: 12
  • Offered by: Institute for Security Policy and Law, Public Administration and International Affairs Department
  • Available concurrently with: graduate and law degree programs at Syracuse University

Enrollment in a master’s law program at Syracuse University is required.

 

Concurrent Certificates of Advanced Study: Regional

Enrollment in a master’s or doctoral program at Syracuse University is required.

European Union and Contemporary Europe


Build a strong foundation of knowledge in this region’s politics, culture and economics or prepare for a career involving specialization in this region.

  • Location: on campus
  • Credits: 12
  • Offered by: Moynihan Institute of Global Affairs
  • Available concurrently with: most graduate professional and doctoral programs at Syracuse University

Enrollment in a master’s or doctoral program at Syracuse University is required.

Latin American Studies


Build a strong foundation of knowledge in this region’s politics, culture and economics or prepare for a career involving specialization in this region.

  • Location: on campus
  • Credits: 12
  • Offered by: Program on Latin America and the Caribbean, Moynihan Institute of Global Affairs
  • Available concurrently with: most graduate professional and doctoral programs at Syracuse University

Enrollment in a master’s or doctoral program at Syracuse University is required.

Middle Eastern Affairs


Build a strong foundation of knowledge in this region’s politics, culture and economics or prepare for a career involving specialization in this region.

  • Location: on campus
  • Credits: 12
  • Offered by: Middle Eastern Studies Program, Moynihan Institute of Global Affairs
  • Available concurrently with: most graduate professional and doctoral programs at Syracuse University

Enrollment in a master’s or doctoral program at Syracuse University is required.

South Asian Studies


Build a strong foundation of knowledge in South Asian politics, culture and economics or prepare for a career involving specialization in this region.

  • Location: on campus
  • Credits: 12
  • Offered by: South Asia Center, Moynihan Institute of Global Affairs
  • Available concurrently with: most graduate professional and doctoral programs at Syracuse University

Enrollment in a master’s or doctoral program at Syracuse University is required.