6 months
33600 USD/year
33600 USD/year
13400 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The American Indian Higher Education (Certificate NDP) program from University of Arizona, in collaboration with the Center for the Study of Higher Education, is offering an academic Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in American Indian Higher Education. 

Visit the official programme website for more information


To obtain the certificate, students must complete a 12-unit program of study including core and elective courses. The American Indian Higher Education (Certificate NDP) from University of Arizona is designed to provide graduate level professional development to individuals who are either currently working with or plan to work with American Indian students in higher education, especially in Indian institutions of higher education.  Students will be able to complete the certificate in conjunction with a graduate or professional degree or as a stand-alone certificate.

Graduate Interdisciplinary Programs 

The Graduate College sponsors several Graduate Interdisciplinary Programs (GIDPs) in addition to the many interdisciplinary possibilities available through regular graduate degree programs. 

GIDPs transcend departmental boundaries by facilitating cutting edge teaching and research at the nexus of traditional disciplines. The high value placed on interdisciplinary research and education is indicative of The University of Arizona 's enthusiasm and commitment to fostering innovation and creativity among its faculty and students.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Higher Education in the United States
  • American Indian Higher Education
  • Tribal Colleges
  • Organization and Administration in Higher Education
  • Student Personnel Services in Higher Education

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 6 months

Start dates & application deadlines


12 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent from an accredited institution is required for admission to the Certificate Program in American Indian Higher Education. Students with earned majors in departments other than H ED or AIS may apply.  The application procedure is a two-fold process with consideration by the department and by the UA Graduate College.
  • All non-AIS students must meet requirements of the graduate college and pay the graduate college application fee.  Current AIS students, contact the Graduate Program Coordinator for direction.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    33600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 33600 USD per year during 6 months.
  • National

    33600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 33600 USD per year during 6 months.
  • In-State

    13400 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13400 USD per year during 6 months.

Living costs for Tucson

830 - 1140 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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