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Ohio University Majors

Asian Studies Certificate Program

Program Overview

The Asian Studies Certificate is open to students from any major.  The certificate is designed to provide students with a broad understanding of Asia, which is comprised of vital regions that stand at the forefront of dynamic changes in global politics and the world economy. The Asian Studies Certificate critically examines these trends as well as the rich cultures, traditions, and societies of Asia.  The curriculum involves courses from four university colleges and many disciplines and it includes multiple opportunities for study abroad.  The interdisciplinary coursework and language skills of the Asian Studies Certificate are applicable to a wide variety of professions.

Admissions Information

Freshman/First-Year Admission

No requirements beyond University admission requirements.

Change of Program Policy

No selective or limited admission requirements.

External Transfer Admission

No requirements beyond University admission requirements.

Opportunities Upon Graduation

Graduates with this certificate find opportunities in their chosen fields of education, the nonprofit world, public policy, the business sector and more.

Academic Catalog

The academic catalog provides additional information about curriculum and courses for this major.
Academic catalog

Program Details



Center for International Studies 
Ohio University
Yamada International House 213
Athens, OH 45701
Phone: 740.593.1840
Fax: 740.593.1837

Administrative Contact

Catherine Cutcher, certificate director/contact person

Request Info

Please request application information regarding admission as a student using the form below.


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