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Global studies

Global Studies Certificate

The purpose of the global studies certificate is to offer educational opportunities for a student to become a productive, global citizen and future leader in the community, state, nation and world.  

Want a career in another country or with a worldwide organization? This global studies certificate complements many four-year degrees in fields like chemistry, health sciences, information management, marketing, criminal justice and more. 

What can you do with a global studies degree?

Students who are interested in a global studies degree can start their classes at Normandale and proceed to a Minnesota State university where you can major in global studies. This degree is a natural fit for careers in fields like government, education, finance, marketing and nonprofits. 

To earn your Global Studies certificate, you’ll choose among a variety of classes at Normandale like:

  • Introduction to international business
  • World regional geography
  • Introduction to world politics and globalization
  • Women across cultures
  • Psychology of religion and spirituality

You’ll gain understanding and skills that will help you thrive in an international community and workforce, whether based in Minnesota or another country. 

Global Studies Certificate Basics

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