Special Programs & Certificates

KU offers a wide variety of Experiential Learning Programs and Certificates that offer fantastic opportunities for undergraduate students. Whether you're looking to build your resume, gain hands-on experience, or take your education beyond the classroom, KU has got you covered. All completed experiential learning certificates will be notated on your academic transcript.

 

Arts Engagement Certification
Curious about the arts but don't have time to minor? Students from all majors can receive a broad introduction to arts and explore the rich arts culture at KU with the Arts Engagement Certificate.  Coursework, event attendance, and a capstone reflection assignment will earn you certification in Arts Engagement.

Arts Engagement Certification

Certificate in Entrepreneurship
Taking your dreams to the marketplace is central to the Certificate in Entrepreneurship! This program is a way to conceptualize, fund, and start your own business through a four-course process in the School of Business.

Certificate in Entrepreneurship

Leadership Studies Certification
Dynamic leadership is not something that comes naturally—it comes through experience. Get the experience you're looking for with the Leadership Studies Certificate. Through coursework and experiential learning you gain valuable experience as a leader that you can take beyond KU and into the world.

Leadership Studies Certification

Global Awareness Program
Have you been thinking about study abroad? Interested in global issues, cultures, and languages? The Global Awareness Program may be just what you're looking for! Get either a basic certification or certification with distinction--completion of the program is noted on your transcript, and it can be a great way to build your resume.

Global Awareness Program

Certification in Service Learning
Learning by doing is critical to developing lifelong skills and competencies.  Get beyond the classroom and into your community with the Service Learning program which consists of a service learning class, 20 hours of service work, and a written reflection.  

Certification in Service Learning

Research Experience Program
The Center for Undergraduate Research is committed to supporting faculty-led student research. With scholarships of up to $1,000 available, take your studies to the next level with either a thesis, scholarly publication, or performance.

Research Experience Program

Sustainability Certificate 

The complex challenges of our world today require critical thinking and creative approaches to meet the goals of our modern society without undermining the resources that support it. Through this certificate, all KU students can learn about the intersections of ecology, efficiency and equity, and play an important role in sustainability problem-solving here at KU and beyond. 

Sustainability Certificate


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