Graduate Certificate Program Summary
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln is an international leader in the field, with over a dozen faculty from the areas of Anthropology, Art and Art History, Classics and Religious Studies, English, History, Modern Languages, and the University Libraries. We are also home to the Center for Digital Research in the Humanities. The Center and its Faculty Fellows are involved with dozens of digital projects in a range of humaities fields.
UNL's Digital Humanities faculty are recognized leaders in the field. They teach and conduct research in all areas of digital humanities and participate in a variety of research efforts around the world.
Application checklist and deadlines
Required by the Office of Graduate Studies
- Application for Graduate Admission for a graduate certificate objective
- $50 non-refundable application processing fee
- One set of transcripts confirming eligibility for graduate-level study, uploaded to MyRED (see transcript upload requirements)
- If your native language is not English: verification of English proficiency
- If you are not a US citizen and you hold an F1 visa: concurrent admission to a degree program, because a certificate alone is not sufficient for F1 status
See also: steps to admission.
Required by the department for this certificateThe Graduate Certificate in Digital Humanities is open to graduate students currently enrolled in graduate degree programs at UNL, and is also available as a standalone (non-degree) post-baccalaureate certification. There are no additional requirements beyond the Application for Graduate Admission for students currently enrolled in a UNL degree program.
Students who are not already admitted to graduate school at UNL (i.e. those interested in pursuing the Certificate as a Post-Baccalaureate) should submit to the certificate advisor:
- A Letter of Intent
- Three Letters of Recommendation.
- Minimum English proficiency: Paper TOEFL 550, Internet TOEFL 79, IELTS 6.5
Application deadlineRolling admission, contact certificate advisor for more information.
The certificate program will be 12 hours, comprised of interdisciplinary coursework between English, History, and Modern Languages, and will require an internship component.
- MODL/HIST/ENGL 946: Interdisciplinary Reading Seminar in Digital Humanities
- HIST/ENGL/MODL 895: Digital Humanities Practicum/Internship in Digital Humanities
The remaning six credit hours may be drawn from courses approved by the Certificate Program's Advisor. Examples of regularly taught courses that may be easily applied toward the certification include:
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