The Certificate of Graduate Study (COGS) in Global History offers an opportunity to study on a graduate level for professional or personal development. The courses will range from topics in Latin American, Russian, Asian, African, and Middle Eastern history. Each offering will familiarize students with relevant primary and secondary sources, as well as up-to-date historical interpretations and methodologies in the respective fields.
Total semester hours required graduate work for program completion: 15 Semester Hours (s. h.)
12 s. h. must be in areas outside of the United States
Thesis requirement: None
The following courses make up the Global History Certificate of Graduate Study program.
Required Courses: 9 semester hours (s.h.)
Elective Courses: 6 semester hours (s.h.)
Select two courses jointly approved by the applicant and the graduate advisor.
Note: The courses listed above are not official and are subject to change. For an official list of available courses please visit the Rowan Global section tally.
The following is a list of items required to begin the application process for the program. There may be additional action or materials required for admission to the program. Upon receipt of the materials below a representative from the Rowan Global Admissions Processing Office will contact you with confirmation or indicating any missing items.
Bachelor's degree (or its equivalent) from an accredited institution of higher learning
Official transcripts from all colleges attended (regardless of number of credits earned)
Current professional resume
Typewritten statement of professional objectives
Provide reasons for pursuing the program. Describe how you might use this program to advance your career (educational goals beyond the master's level, if applicable, are also relevant).
Two letters of recommendation
Letters of recommendation should be from professional administrators and include information, which attests to applicant's ability to pursue a graduate degree
Minimum undergraduate cumulative GPA of 2.5 (on a 4.0 scale)
Start Dates & Application Deadlines
The chart below details available entry terms for the Global History Certificate of Graduate Study program as well as corresponding application deadlines. Submitting the Application Form is only the first step to beginning the admission process. All of the required materials listed above must be received on or before the application completion deadline for your desired entry term to be considered for admission to that term. We encourage you to complete the application form and begin submitting your materials at least one month before the deadline indicated.
Tuition & Costs
Per Semester Hour
Note: This rate applies to academic year 2019/2020 and is subject to change.