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Interdisciplinary Studies Certificate

Leverage your interests and experience by building a customized certificate to enhance your public service background. EKU’s 100% online interdisciplinary studies certificate offers students the opportunity to blend a variety of specialization areas that maximize strengths and on-the-job experiences, providing a competitive edge in the job market.


Format: 100% online
Credit Hours: 12 hours
Tuition: $611 per credit hour
                   $325 per credit hour for active duty military
Transfer Credits Accepted: 0
Career Options: Community development specialist, economic development specialist, nonprofit manager, nonprofit director, social services manager, community services manager, budget analyst, policy analyst, government  liaison specialist


What sets our program apart?

Providing a program that can be tailored to your career goals, EKU’s curriculum blends academic andprofessional preparation through course topics such as intergovernmental relations, community development,achieving long-term disaster resilience, and infrastructure protection and risk analysis.

  • Accelerated 8-week terms
  • Courses begin 6 times per year
  • Reduced tuition for active duty military members
  • Personalized graduation plan
  • No campus visits required
  • Free online tutoring and career services assistance
  • Ranked by U.S. News & World Report among the best universities offering online degrees

Why choose EKU?
EKU is a regionally-accredited, brick-and-mortar university that is ranked among the nation's best colleges and has been educating students for more than a century. EKU has received numerous honors, including being named one of the best online colleges in the nation and one of the most veteran-friendly campuses.