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Graduate Certificate Programs


The College of Liberal Arts offers a number of graduate-level certificate programs that provide advanced training in a professional field. Admission requirements and the number of required hours of coursework vary among the programs. Not all programs require prior college experience. Information on certificate programs in the College of Liberal Arts can be obtained by contacting each program’s director and by visiting its web site.

Certificate in Geographic Information Science
Contact Stella LoPachin
Academic Advisor
Department of Geography
(512) 245-1852

Certificate in Water Resources Policy
Contact Stella LoPachin
Academic Advisor
Department of Geography
(512) 245-1852

Certificate in Public History Studies
Contact Dr. Lynn Denton
Department of History
(512) 245-2064

Certificate in Professional Ethics
Contact Dr. Vince Luizzi
Department of Philosophy
(512) 245-2285

Paralegal Studies Certificate
Contact Jo Korthals
Department of Political Science
(512) 245-2233

Mediation Certificate
Contact Jo Korthals
Department of Political Science
(512) 245-2233


Texas Certified Public Manager Program
Contact Dr. Howard Balanoff
Department of Political Science
(512) 245-3453