Classical Philosophy

The graduate certificate in classical philosophy provides training, special skills, and knowledge equipping students for scholarly work and teaching that involve classical philosophy. It is designed to recognize students who have gone beyond their own departmental requirements for a Ph.D. and done significant work in classical philosophy, but who are not enrolled in the Ph.D. Program in Classical Philosophy.

Italian Studies

The Graduate Certificate in Italian Studies provides an opportunity for students to complement their doctoral studies with coordinated, multidisciplinary training in the Program in Italian Studies, and to take part in an intellectually stimulating interdisciplinary community.  Students entering the program may come from any department in the humanities and social sciences in which interdisciplinary training in Italian history, culture, and language is desirable, including the Departments of Art and Archaeology, Architecture, Comparative Literature, Classics, History, History of Science, Mus


The Graduate Certificate in Bioengineering is designed to formalize students' training in the engineering analysis of living systems. Over the past decade, Princeton faculty have developed new courses that address the design and control of living systems at multiple scales, from single molecules to cells, tissues, and organisms. The graduate certificate program in bioengineering is intended to recognize the efforts and accomplishments of Ph.D.

Statistics and Machine Learning

As the field of data science grows and opens new opportunities in many different disciplines, Princeton University’s CSML has kept apace by fostering cutting-edge research and engaging in deep collaboration with faculty members, centers and departments across campus and with outside practitioners in varied industries. Graduate students would be well positioned at Princeton due to the center’s strong interdisciplinary nature and the wide array of exciting research happening on campus. 

Health and Health Policy

The Princeton School of Public and International Affairs (SPIA) offers a graduate certificate in Health and Health Policy, in collaboration with the Center for Health and Wellbeing. The certificate trains graduate students for careers in health-related areas in the public and not-for-profit sectors. The program is designed for graduate students with domestic and international health interests and provides both broad training in core topics in health and health policy as well as courses in specialized areas.

Urban Policy

The Princeton School of Public and International Affairs (SPIA) offers a certificate in Urban Policy (UP), primarily for its own master's students, but graduate students from other Princeton departments are eligible to earn the certificate. The policy focus is global, and the coursework is grounded in the interdisciplinary and comparative study of cities and urban problems in both advanced industrialized and developing countries.

Media and Modernity

The Program in Media and Modernity promotes the interdisciplinary study of the unique cultural formations that came to prominence during the last two centuries, with special attention paid to the interplay between culture and technology. The program centers on architecture, art, film, photography, literature, philosophy, music, history, and all forms of electronic media from radio to video and information technologies.

Gender and Sexuality Studies

Gender and Sexuality Studies has a long and rich history at Princeton. Established in 1982 as Women’s Studies, the program was renamed Gender and Sexuality Studies in 2011 to reflect the trajectory and expanded reach of teaching and scholarship among Princeton faculty and in the field more generally.

Hellenic Studies

Hellenic Studies is an interdisciplinary field engaged with the humanities and select social sciences. It engages with one of the longest standing and most pervasive cultural traditions, those originated in classical Greece. Equally, it attends to the states, peoples, cultural, and social production in the Eastern Mediterranean from the end of the classical period.


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