Undergraduate

Certificate Programs

A certificate is a non-degree program designed to provide students with specialized knowledge that is less extensive than, and different from, a degree program.

Certificates are offered in the following areas:

creative writing

Overview: The Creative Writing Certificate is open to all students at University of South Florida St. Petersburg and to non-matriculated students with a Bachelor’s Degree. The program welcomes majors and minors in English, students already in other programs, and people not currently attending USFSP who would like to improve their skills in creative writing. Note: courses completed in fulfillment of the CRW certificate do NOT conflict with requirements for the English major or minor.

Home Campus: St. Petersburg

Creative Writing Certificate Requirements

Japanese

Overview: The certificate is constructed for individuals who are pursuing a bachelor's degree in any field and desire to advance their Japanese learning. By developing individuals' knowledge and understanding for the Japanese language and culture, this certificate will prepare them for working in Japan or for Japanese companies, working as a foreign service officer in the U.S. Department of State, or applying for the Japanese Exchange and Teaching (JET) program, etc. in the future. The certificate is offered through the Department of World Languages.

Home Campus:  Tampa

Japanese Certificate Requirements

Latin American and Caribbean Studies

Overview: The College of Arts and Sciences offers a Certificate in Latin American and Caribbean Studies for students who wish to gain an intensive multi-disciplinary understanding of this important area, and have that knowledge formally recognized in their academic record. This program is open to all USF majors of all colleges.

Home Campus:  Tampa

Latin American and Caribbean Studies Certificate Requirements