The Jack D.Gordon Institute for Public Policy (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 Jack D. Gordon Institute for Public Policy 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.

The Undergraduate and Graduate Certificates in National Security Studies are offered through JGI's designation as an Intelligence Community Center for Academic Excellence (IC-CAE).