The Friedman School currently offers the following certificates designed to meet the needs of professionals who wish to deepen their knowledge in order to advance in their careers.
Delivery Science for International Nutrition
Evidence-Based Humanitarian Assistance
Each certificate is made up of three courses. All courses are all taught online by Tufts faculty, and every course is held to the same academic standards and rigor as those taught live on the Boston campus. The certificate takes one year to complete (Fall, Spring, and Summer).
Additionally, both Tufts and the United Nations University confer the certificate in Delivery Science for International Nutrition. Recipients of the certificates receive an enhanced level of recognition by virtue of the standings of both institutions.
The Friedman School also offers certificates in "Healthy Communities" and "Nutrition Communications in addition to a blended-learning (online with intensive residencies) and our seven residential degree programs.
Graduate Certificate Courses and Continuing Education at Friedman
Through advanced teaching pedagogies and robust software platforms, students in our certificate programs are taught fully online over one year through three 16-week semesters. Students are from around the globe and learn from the school's renowned faculty, collaborate and network with fellow students, and receive superior career-advancing instruction on a schedule that fits the demands of today's professionals.
Tufts has mastered the art of distance learning with proven educational experiences that are recognized as being equally as enriching as the traditional classroom. On average, students need 8-12 hours each week to do the work required for each course.
Students who earn certificates will have the ability to apply their courses toward electives at the Friedman School should they decide to pursue a masters degree. (Please consult with the Office of Admissions for full details in applying for individual degree programs).
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