Pitt’s African Studies Graduate Certificate is designed for students who wish to intensify their study of an African country and generally Africa as a world region. The purpose is to promote the study of Africa from global, interdisciplinary and comparative perspectives and offer opportunities for engagement with the continents. Students from any school or department have the opportunity to study, internship or conduct research in Africa. Typically, students earn this additional academic credential at no extra tuition cost and with minimal additional investment of time and work.
Successful completion of a certificate can provide an important building block for careers in the Foreign Service, government, business, law, academe, and public service.