Certificate Requirements

The Certificate in Science, Technology and International Security is no longer accepting applicants. Students presently in the program will be able to finish as normal.
The Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Science, Technology, and International Security is highly customizable. The program requires the successful completion of five classes. These include three core requirements—with choices available under each—and two electives.

Students in the Certificate in Science, Technology and International Security (STIS) have five years in which to complete their studies.


One course in each of the following areas:

Security Studies

Science and Technology (Selected)

Science and Technology Policy (Selected)

Electives (select 2 courses)

STIS students must also complete two electives. Eligible electives include any of the above courses if not used to satisfy core requirements. They also include all courses offered under the Science, Technology and International Security rubric. These courses have the course number prefix of 406.

In addition, students may take any course from the STIS’ partner programs. Note that some courses have pre-requisites or assume certain knowledge. When in doubt, contact the instructor or the director of the program offering the course.

Partner programs include:

State-specific Information for Online Programs

Note: Students should be aware of state-specific information for online programs. For more information, please contact an admissions representative.