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Add value to your degree by gaining skills in collaboration, project design, facilitation and project management. This program connects you to community and industry engagement opportunities so that you can leverage your discipline skills while solving real-world problems.
This hands-on program places designers, artists, scholars and educators in public life and and enables them to use their creative capacities to advance culture, strengthen democracy, and imaginatively address today's most pressing challenges.
This is an integrated community-engaged design and arts certificate program serving all Herberger Institute students, faculty and staff as well as the larger ASU community. Participants engage in direct and ethical partnership and collaboration with communities and with civic and industry partners, enabling them to learn and practice programming that activates partner goals and facilitates experiential learning and creation.
All students are required to meet general university admission requirements:
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ASU has many financial aid options. Almost everyone, regardless of income, can qualify for some form of financial aid. In fact, more than 70 percent of all ASU students receive some form of financial assistance every year.
A minimum GPA of 3.00 is required to complete the certificate. The certificate is administered through the Office of Student Success in the Herberger Institute and through the Design and Arts Corps and is open to all undergraduate students admitted to ASU.
Students enrolled in the BA in the Arts in the Herberger Institute must complete three additional credit hours of coursework unique to the certificate program that does not also count toward their major (this is due to the overlapping requirements of HDA 210 and HDA 310).
A student pursuing an undergraduate certificate must be enrolled as a degree-seeking student at ASU. Undergraduate certificates are not awarded prior to the award of an undergraduate degree. A student already holding an undergraduate degree may pursue an undergraduate certificate as a nondegree-seeking graduate student.
This certificate program allows students to develop unique pathways that also earn micro-credentials across a broad range of competencies including: ethical communication, group facilitation, project structuring and evaluation, project management, ethics and asset-based community cultural development. These competencies prepare graduates for excellence in a range of occupations.
Students who complete this degree program may be prepared for the following careers. Advanced degrees or certifications may be required for academic or clinical positions. Career examples include but are not limited to:
|Architects, Except Landscape and Naval||4.2%||$78,470|
|Public Relations and Fundraising Managers||10.4%||$111,280|
|Set and Exhibit Designers||10.3%||$53,090|
|Agents and Business Managers of Artists, Performers, and Athletes||4.7%||$64,940|
* Data obtained from the Occupational Information Network (O*NET) under sponsorship of the U.S. Department of Labor/Employment and Training Administration (USDOL/ETA).