Academics

The Gordon Institute (JGI) offers a number of rigorous and intellectually stimulating Certificate Programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Designed as the perfect complement to a student’s discipline or major area of study, The Gordon Institute certificate programs provide both degree and non-degree seeking students with a multidisciplinary and critical understanding of Public Policy, National Security, or, North American Studies. There will also be a certificate in cybersecurity coming soon. All certificate programs require the completion of 18 credit hours of coursework; students may enroll in and take courses toward a certificate program prior to graduation, however, a certificate cannot be awarded until the student has attained a B.A. or its equivalent from FIU or another accredited university.

Undergraduate Certificate in National Security Studies

Since September 11, 2001, national security issues have become an increasingly salient aspect of our daily lives. The Undergraduate National Security Studies Certificate offers a means for better understanding this important subject in the 21st century and provides skill enhancements for students interested in national security-related careers. This certificate is an excellent compliment to many undergraduate disciplines. It may be awarded to either degree-seeking students, or to non-degree seeking students, with a bachelor's degree, who complete the requirements.

Requirements

Graduate Certificate in National Security Studies

Undergraduate Certificate in National Security Studies

Graduate Certificate in National Security Studies

Undergraduate Certificate in Public Policy

Undergraduate Certificate in Global Cybersecurity Policy