Graduate Certificate in Science in a Changing World
University of Massachusetts-Boston

Program Details

This Graduate Certificate in Science in a Changing World prepares students to focus on science in the context of social change or individual intellectual development.

Course material, classroom activities, teaching/learning interactions, and projects focused on real-world problems provide students opportunities to:

  • learn about science and its social and historical context
  • gain a set of models for work in education, policy, and other areas of civic engagement
  • discuss practices and philosophies of science, education, and social change; and
  • undertake research with a view to engaging with science in a changing social and personal world


  • Bachelor's degree
  • Undergraduate transcript with an average of at least 3.0 in advanced undergraduate work
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Statement of Intent

School Accreditation Statement

New England Commission of Higher Education