2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
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2023-2024 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED 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 graduate student may apply to the program by meeting with the certificate advisor. If not a current degree-seeking student, applicants may apply as graduate, 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 (3 credit hours)

Electives (9 credit hours)

Choose any three 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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