Graduate Certificate in Archaeoastronomy
University of Oklahoma

Program Details

The online Graduate Certificate in Archeoastronomy is a history degree from the University of Oklahoma.  Archeoastronomy is the study of astronomical knowledge within prehistoric cultures.  Students will learn how this degree in history can be used as a powerful tool in such fields as archaeology and anthropology because the sky has remained essentially the same for centuries.  You will gain a specialized understanding of cultural astronomy research skills and the degree also allows you to focus on a specific topic.  This degree in history provides an applied approach to the study and practice of cultural astronomy. 

Graduates will study such topics as:

  • Archeoastronomy Fundamentals and Methods
  • Astronomy of the Puebloan and Mississippian Cultures  
  • Cultural Astronomy in Latin America 
  • Cultural Astronomy Beyond the Americas 
  • Rigorous Archeoastronomical Research and Publication

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School Accreditation & Licensing

University of Oklahoma is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Applicaton Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent

Additional Info

  • A minimum of 12 hours of graduate credit