Professional Studies Certificate

Professor Rob WilliamsProfessor Rob Williams

Program admissions for the PSC are currently on hold pending further review.

The accredited PSC in Indigenous Governance is the shorter version of our Master's Degree, requiring twelve (12) credits of course work to be completed within two years. PSC credits are offered during the January in Tucson sessions with an option to earn credits through a self-initiated Capstone Project.


 Law, Policy, and Economic Development in Indian Country (1 credit)
• Comparative Indigenous Governance (1 credit)
• Indigenous Peoples’ Rights Under International Law (1 credit)
• Comparative Legal Systems and Their Role in Nation Building (1 credit)
• Evidence for Indigenous Governance Principles (1 credit) OR
• Capstone Project (with permission, can replace 1-2 credits of required courses)

All courses offered during January In Tucson are eligible credits for the PSC.


• $10,400 for the full 12 credit program ($867 per credit). Funding opportunities are available.


Email our Indigenous Governance Program Manager, Dr. Torivio A. Fodder.

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