The Interdisciplinary Certificate in Creativity and Innovation program is administered by the Department of Educational Psychology. Sometimes, the tools we have on hand aren't enough to get the job done. This is why finding an alternative solution requires the creativity to reach across disciplines for other perspectives. This certificate, which enhances your ability to consider various perspectives, seek novel approaches, and bring together different disciplines, makes sense for educators in a variety of settings.
By bringing departments and disciplines together under the umbrella of one program, this certificate gives you added expertise and an advantage when applying for jobs. With this certificate, you will learn to improve and document creative potential — a skill employers seek. This unique collaboration brings together multiple colleges, campus units, and faculty with an interest in promoting creativity and innovation. For example, if an art student wants access to courses on entrepreneurship in the MBA program, this certificate program helps with such practical and creative endeavors. This certificate is open to current graduate students.
The Interdisciplinary Certificate in Creativity and Innovation is a unique and collaborative partnership among multiple colleges, campus units, and faculty with an interest in promoting creativity and innovation. The certificate requires a total of 15 credit hours of coursework in core creativity education curriculum and electives that support your primary research interests.
Elective courses can be taken in fields such as:
Almost all in-state students begin their studies at UGA paying limited tuition or fees. Please note that these amounts are subject to change and are meant to give prospective students an idea of the costs associated with a degree at the University of Georgia College of Education.
Students may qualify for a variety of assistantships, scholarships, and other financial awards to help offset the cost of tuition, housing, and other expenses.
All students at UGA meet with an academic advisor each semester. This meeting is critical to a student's success as a chance to discuss courses and electives, certification criteria, and general graduation requirements.