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.
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.