Certificate programs in history are designed for students and working professionals alike to prepare you with skills, knowledge and experiences. Each certificate program has its own requirements.

Available Certificates:

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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

(History 3083 and History 3612)

The certificate in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion is an interdisciplinary curricular program designed to provide participants with the understanding, knowledge and skills to navigate increasingly diverse social environments and promote equity in the process.
This is a 12-credit undergraduate certificate open to:
  • Degree-seeking undergraduate students at Ohio State
  • Anyone with a bachelor's degree

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Food, Culture, and Society

(History 2702)

The certificate in Food, Culture and Society is an interdisciplinary certificate that combines courses offered across the College of the Arts and Sciences to serve a growing interest in the cultural, historical and social meaning of food in the United States and around the globe.
This is a 12-credit hour undergraduate certificate.

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Health Communication

(History 2703, History 2705, History 3115, History 3701)

Upon completion of this certificate, students will be prepared to:
  1. Identify and apply health communication theories and concepts to the design and execution of health communication messages for diverse audiences.

  2. Evaluate health communication messages and interventions through the integration of communication knowledge and practice.

  3. Demonstrate interpersonal communication competency across varying modalities and healthcare settings.

Open to any current Ohio State undergraduate student.
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Medieval and Renaissance Studies

(History 7230, History 7235, History 7240, History 7245, History 7884, History 8230, History 8240, History 8245)