A certificate awarded by American University's School of International Service is a symbol of professional achievement widely recognized by international organizations, non-profit agencies, corporate and government employers. SIS graduate certificates are credit programs designed for individuals who want an advanced academic credential without necessarily enrolling in a degree program. Applicants to Graduate Certificate programs at SIS are not required to submit GRE scores. Applicants may be required to submit proof of English-language fluency (see the required materials webpage for more details).
Applications to SIS consist of the following elements (click for more details). Answers to frequently asked questions can be found in our online FAQ.
- Online Application
- Statement of Purpose
- Letters of Recommendation
- Test Scores (if applicable)
Visit SIS in Washington, DC
Come to the nation's capital to visit American University and the School of International Service. In addition to meeting with an admissions specialist, we offer a variety of events on campus including Open Houses and classroom visits. Learn more and RSVP here.