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Science Communication (Certificate NDP)

The University of Arizona

6 months
33600 USD/year
33600 USD/year
13400 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The goal of this Science Communication (Certificate NDP) program from University of Arizona is to train future science professionals in the skills needed to communicate effectively.  

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Key Features

The Science Communication (Certificate NDP) program from University of Arizona is available to all University of Arizona MS and PHD students and postdoctoral fellows. 

The certificate and minor require three electives to be taken at any time before gradutation. Postdoctoral fellows can use the Qualified Tuition Reduction (QTR) benefit to take courses at a discounted rate.

The University of Arizona College of Science brings together globally prominent faculty in disciplines at the core of scientific inquiry and education. One of the largest colleges at the University of Arizona, we are a nexus of award-winning programs that encourage both independent and collaborative-driven research. Our academic departments, schools and research units encompass the range of physical, mathematical, environmental, cognitive and life sciences. UA Science is among the most powerful and prolific academic research centers in the world, recognized and rewarded for the unparalleled caliber of our achievements. With over 7,500 undergraduate and graduate students, we are an integrative learning institution, where accomplished faculty and next-generation scientists engage side-by-side in groundbreaking research. Our scientists and students also share their knowledge with the local and broader community through extensive outreach and public service initiatives. Our mission is to encourage the aggressive pursuit of research excellence, to support novel teaching and outreach programs and to create economic opportunities for our community.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Scientific Writing
  • The Art of Scientific Storytelling 
  • Scientific Writing for Environmental, Agricultural & Life Sciences
  • Translating Environmental Science 
  • Documentary Filmmaking and Science Communication 
  • Making the Connection between Science and Decision Making 
  • Science Information and its Presentation 
  • Reporting

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 6 months

Start dates & application deadlines




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Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

There are no specific admissions requirements for the certificate. Admissions requirements are set by the student's home department.

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.


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