The undergraduate certificate in arctic studies teaches students how to address pressing environmental, political and cultural issues in the Far North. The interdisciplinary certificate is offered in collaboration with two programs, three research centers and four departments. Arctic studies is ideal for students pursuing careers in international politics and diplomacy, Indigenous rights, environmental scienceor humanistic scholarship.

  • Study the effects of global climate change on the Arctic region

  • Understand the interplay between the region’s interests and global issues such as nationalism, territorial rights and law, security, economic development, and resource technology

  • Learn about the region’s influential and enduring cultures