In addition to certificates offered directly by Harris, you can also take advantage of interdisciplinary certificate opportunities in other schools and departments at UChicago. 

Certificate in Computational Social Science

The Certificate in Computational Social Science is offered by the Division of the Social Sciences.

The four-course certificate is open to any University of Chicago graduate student. You will need to complete three core courses (Perspectives on Computational Analysis, Computational Modeling, Computational Research) and an additional course in computer programming. You will also need to participate in the Computational Social Science Workshop on an occasional basis.

For more information on the Certificate in Computational Social Sciences, contact Benjamin Soltoff, Assistant Director & Assistant Instructional Professor in Computational Social Science.

Certificate in Education and Society

The Committee on Education offers an opportunity for Harris students to pursue a certificate in Education and Society. Students who complete the Education and Society certificate program undertake a program of study comprised of four graduate courses in addition to fulfilling the requirements of the Master’s program in which they are enrolled. For more information on certificate requirements and how to apply contact the Commitee on Education

Certificate in Urban Science and Sustainable Development

The Mansueto Institute for Urban Innovation offers Harris students the ability to earn a Certificate in Urban Science and Sustainable Development. This program recognizes graduate student work at the nexus of urban development, the study of cities, and the future of sustainability. The Certificate is awarded in conjunction with existing UChicago graduate degree programs, and establishes the scientific and intellectual underpinnings for a career in the emerging field of sustainable urban development. For more information, a list of eligible courses, and how to apply please contact the Mansueto Institute for Urban Innovation.

University of Chicago Master’s and PhD students are invited to apply for the 2021-2022 Certificate in Urban Science and Sustainable Development. Applications are due June 20, 2021. Full program details at miurban.uchicago.edu/certificateussd.

Graduate Program in Health Administration and Policy (GPHAP)

In a unique program in partnership with the Crown Family School of Social Work, Policy, and Practice, Graduate Program in Health Administration and Policy (GPHAP), Harris students have the opportunity to earn a Certificate in Health Administration and Policy as part of their public policy degree from Harris. GPHAP offers two tracks for accepted students: the U.S.Health Track and the Global Health Track.

Admitted or current Harris Students must apply to participate in the GPHAP program and applications are generally due in early September. For more information on how to apply, contact the Graduate Program in Health Administration and Policy at the Crown Family School of Social Work, Policy, and Practice, or contact Laura Botwinick, director of the GPHAP.