2022-2023 Academic Catalog 
    
    Nov 29, 2022  
2022-2023 Academic Catalog

Foreign Service Certificate


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Program Description

The Foreign Service Certificate is intended for students who are interested in careers in diplomacy, or in the foreign service of a national government, including the U.S. Department of State. Students learn about U.S. foreign relations, the conduct of diplomacy, and prepare specifically for the U.S. State Department Foreign Service Exam.

Admission Requirements

Any degree-seeking WSU student may apply to the program by meeting with the certificate advisor. If not a current degree-seeking student, applicants may apply as non-degree and meet with the certificate advisor to be admitted into the certificate program only.

Program Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the fundamentals of international relations, diplomacy and U.S. foreign policy.
  • Be able to succeed in the U.S. Department of State’s Foreign Service Exam.
  • Prepare for a career in diplomacy or foreign service.

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Required Courses (6 credit hours)


Electives (6 credit hours)


Choose any two of the following courses. Courses taken as a required course cannot be counted twice.

Capstone (1 credit hour)


Total Hours: 13


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