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International Relations Certificate

The International Relations Certificate is an interdisciplinary program administered by the Political Science Department.

The benefits of earning the International Relations Certificate include:
     -enhancing and strengthening interest and understanding of international relations.
     -gaining analytical, problem solving, decision-making, research, and communications skills associated with international relations.
     -highlighting understanding of and commitment to the area of international relations.

Students who earn the International Relations Certificate are prepared to find professional success in relevant careers within international business, foreign service, US intelligence agencies, non-profit organizations, international law, and even advanced educational studies.

International Relations Certificate Requirements

Please email or schedule an appointment with your advisor to officially declare your International Relations Certificate!

During the semester prior to your graduation, please email or schedule an appointment with your advisor to confirm all requirements have been met and the department files your certificate.

All courses must be taken for a letter grade with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.8. Minimum credit hours 21. Foreign Language courses, international internships and service projects, study abroad experiences, research seminars, and honors theses may be applied towards certificate requirements. All course substitutions must be approved by the Certificate Director:
     International Certificate Director Phillip Singer
     Office: Garolyn and Kem Gardner Commons, Suite 3345

All students pursuing degrees and certificates through the Political Science Department must also fulfill all University of Utah requirements for graduation. For complete information concerning the Undergraduate Program at the University of Utah, consult the Student Handbook.

Last Updated: 3/29/23