Continuing Education Track

Professor Rob WilliamsProfessor Rob Williams

The Continuing Education track allows individuals from all walks of life to take part in graduate-level courses, taught by renowned faculty, covering a wide variety of topics related to Indigenous governance and Indigenous rights. The Continuing Education track provides maximum flexibility as students may take as few or as many courses as they desire, and can earn a certificate by taking six credits of their own choosing. 

Who is the Continuing Education track designed for? 

  •  individuals who want a Continuing Education Certificate;
  •  individuals who want to take one or more courses for self-enrichment;
  •  individuals who want to take one or more courses for professional development;
  •  individuals who don’t need official University of Arizona credits (i.e. don’t need a transcript);
  •  individuals who do not have a Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent); and/or
  •  international individuals who don’t wish to acquire a student visa.

Can I earn a Continuing Education Certificate in Indigenous Governance?

Yes, any student who completes six credits worth of courses in the Continuing Education track will receive a Continuing Education Certificate in Indigenous Governance.

What courses can I take as part of the Continuing Education track?

All courses offered by the Indigenous Governance Programs at the University of Arizona are eligible for Degree track students.

Do I need to have a college degree to apply for courses in the Continuing Education track?

No, individuals applying to take courses in the Continuing Education track need not have obtained any specific degrees or taken any specific tests before applying, and that is because the Indigenous Governance Programs at the University of Arizona seek to provide world-class education on Indigenous governance and Indigenous rights to anyone who has a desire to learn more about these important topics.

Are the credits I earn in the Continuing Education track transferable towards other certificates and/or degrees?

No, credits earned in the Continuing Education track are not official University of Arizona credits, and they may only be applied towards the Continuing Education Certificate in Indigenous Governance. Such credits may not be applied to any other University of Arizona certificate degree. Furthermore, because the credits are not official University of Arizona credits, it is unlikely that students may transfer credits earned in the Continuing Education track to any other institution.

How much does it cost to earn a Continuing Education credit?

Currently, each of our courses is one credit, and each course costs $750. Additionally, if an individual is interested in taking nine courses offered during the January in Tucson 2017 session, the total cost will only be $6,000 (a savings of $750).

The course price ($750) is for the course registration only. It does not include travel, lodging, meals, or any other incidental expenses that may be associated with attendance.