The University of South Florida offers a number of interdisciplinary graduate certificates that can enhance your education and résumé. The list below includes those certificates that have special relevance to the Department of History. A full list of all graduate certificates is accessible here.
Certificate in Digital Humanities
The Graduate Certificate in Digital Humanities program, designed in collaboration between the English department and the History department, offers students an opportunity to complete a series of courses (12 hours) at the intersection of technology and humanities research. It offers training in technologies and platforms associated with digitization, electronic editions, cultural heritage, archives, text mining, data analysis and visualization, the use of mapping and GIS in humanities research, and the study of digital media and technology from a humanities perspective. For additional information, please contact Certificate Director Davide Tanasi. Requirements and application directions can be found here. An informational flyer on the Certificate in Digital Humanities can be found here.
Students affiliated with USF's Institute for Digital Exploration (IDEx) are undertaking cutting-edge projects at the intersection of history, archaeology, and the digital humanities. You can learn more about them here.
Certificate in Latin American and Caribbean Studies
The University of South Florida offers students the opportunity to earn a certificate in Latin American and Caribbean Studies. This certificate provides students with the chance to gain knowledge of the complex and diverse Latin American and Caribbean region through course study, lectures from distinguished writer and scholars and travel to various locations under the Study Abroad credit course. The certificate can be applied to up to 12 hours of credit toward their graduate degree. Detailed information about the requirements for the Certificate in Latin American and Caribbean Studies can be found here.