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Digital Humanities

The Graduate Certificate in Digital Humanities requires 16 credit hours. The certificate program provides hands-on knowledge and guided experience with DH projects, tools, and methods. It is an interdisciplinary program taught by faculty from across the university. The certificate can broaden, and strengthen, employment prospects of students in all humanities fields. From public history and journalism to website development and all levels of teaching, real-world experience with state-of-the-art software makes digital humanities training stand out in a world powered by new media.

Course Requirements

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Changes to Curriculum

As of Summer 2017, NMS 580 below has changed to WRD 580. Course content is the same. NMS 540 has been discontinued.

Non-degree seeking students and students enrolled in other DePaul graduate degree programs

Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis. Complete a DePaul University College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences graduate admission online application and submit the following:

  • Application statement (200-500 words) describing interest in the certificate program, academic experience and goals
  • Current CV or resume
  • Official transcripts from all previous college course work
  • Samples of academic or professional writing
  • Names of two faculty references
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