Hands on learning that blends classroom knowledge with real-world tasks.
Learn alongside professors, professionals, community leaders and fellow students. Impact the real world, explore career pathways, and make connections that will last a lifetime as you earn your degree. The Experiential Learning Certificate provides students with high-impact educational activities to produce deeper learning outcomes – mastery of academic content and transferable skills – needed for success in the 21st century workplace and beyond. Learn by engaging in meaningful, hands-on activities, including service learning, applied learning, field-based learning, integrative learning, research/scholarship/creative activity, and travel studies. Experiential Learning students reflect critically upon how to apply what they have learned in the classroom to experience-based activities on campus and in the community.
Is it for you?
This program will be a good fit if you:
- Want to explore different career paths
- Interested in gaining experience applying academic knowledge outside the classroom
- Seek to network with faculty, community members, and other students
- Are self-motivated
- Pursuing a certificate can help give you a competitive advantage in your chosen field