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Best Online Certificate Programs in Social Sciences 2019

A certificate is an educational goal for many students who want to improve their visibility among aggressive job applicants. Certificates may help provide students with increased skills and experience in a number of diverse disciplines, such as business, finance, hospitality, leadership, and management.

Social sciences help students to better understand the interactions and systems within human society. Topics covered may include how communities and populations form governments, make laws, develop economic systems, or how individuals make decisions.

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Escuela Internacional de Protocolo

The course objective is to know the rules, techniques and traditions concerning the official protocol in the reference countries. Get an overview of the diplomatic world ... [+]

The course objective is to know the rules, techniques and traditions concerning the official protocol in the reference countries. Get an overview of the diplomatic world and its protocol as well as the organization of meetings and summits.

The specific objectives of the course are:

Know the main reference standards for any type of act internationally. Knowing the protocol of international organizations. Mastering the protocol in the main countries of zonal reference and ceremonial. Mastering the protocol of each of the countries of the European Union, the United States, Latin American countries, Africa, Eastern and Arab countries. Knowing the different protocols interrelate countries within a context of internationality. widely known protocol and organization of international meetings and summits in the official and unofficial level. Know the different cultural and religious factors that affect international relations and its protocol. Duration: ... [-]
Spain Madrid Barcelona A Coruña Oviedo Valencia  + 2 More
Open Enrollment
Spanish
Part-time
100 hours
Online
Escuela Internacional de Protocolo

The aim of the course is to provide students with the skills to master the standards, rules, traditions and customs relating to the Spanish official protocol in all areas ... [+]

The aim of the course is to provide students with the skills to master the standards, rules, traditions and customs relating to the Spanish official protocol in all areas.

Other specific objectives are:

Know the main reference standards for any type of event. Knowing the rules affecting the protocol in Spain, especially those relating to the Royal Decree of precedence of state authorities, the House of HM the King, and high state institutions, autonomous communities and local and state symbols. Duration:

The course "Fundamentals of the official protocol" will be developed following a methodology of on-line training, with a total duration of 100 hours can be made over two months from the time of enrollment of students in the course.... [-]

Spain Madrid Barcelona A Coruña Oviedo Valencia  + 2 More
Open Enrollment
Spanish
Part-time
100 hours
Online
E-Learning University of Athens

This online course focuses on presenting the evolution of the Ancient Greek Theater starting from the 5th century BC till the 20th-21st century. Greek theatre, mostly dev ... [+]

An Itinerary from Classical Past to Future

This online course focuses on presenting the evolution of the Ancient Greek Theater starting from the 5th century BC till the 20th-21st century. Greek theatre, mostly developed in Athens, is the root of the Western tradition, while the word’s root also originates as Greek. It was part of a performance culture that evolved in classical Greece and included festivals, religious rituals, politics, funerals and many more.

The tragedy is also a word originated from Greece and as it turns out, the dramatic performances were really important to the Athenians.

The course answers to questions like In what context was ancient Greek drama written and produced in classical Athens? What were a performance tragedy and comedy like? What factors did contribute to the survival of a small number of ancient plays to present day? When did the first modern public production take place? Which are the most significant trends and tendencies observed in the staging of ancient Greek drama in modern times?... [-]

Greece Athens
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6 weeks
Online
E-Learning University of Athens

Archaeological and Iconographic Evidence Minoan Crete was a rich, varied and complex culture whose achievements in every aspect of life have been studied and are still be ... [+]

Archaeological and Iconographic Evidence

Minoan Crete was a rich, varied and complex culture whose achievements in every aspect of life have been studied and are still being studied worldwide. In this course, we aim to further understand the significance of the Minoan Rituals and their relation to the rituals of modern civilizations. The ritual is a total of practices that have a spiritual and/or indicative character. It is also considered as the performance of an act with formality and solemnity.

The content of this online course gives us the chance to meet a world in which gods, goddesses, monsters, magic and religious symbolism play a significant role. Think of how many similar rituals, with a formal substance, operate as milestones in our lives nowadays. All of the above will be analyzed further and in detail in this online course part of the Arts and Culture category. After successfully completing the lessons, the participant will receive a training certificate while acquiring a magnificent one time experience.... [-]

Greece Athens
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4 weeks
Online
E-Learning University of Athens

This online course explores the archaeological evidence from the Aegean area, Cyprus and other regions of eastern Mediterranean during prehistoric/protohistoric times, fo ... [+]

An archaeological approach

This online course explores the archaeological evidence from the Aegean area, Cyprus and other regions of eastern Mediterranean during prehistoric/protohistoric times, focusing on specific subjects. This programme comprises four different modules. Each module is divided into three or four lessons. Each lesson will be accompanied by relevant iconographic material, selective bibliography as well as comprehensive chronological tables. The content of the modules focuses on presenting:

the most popular imaginary creatures in Minoan iconography

the diseases and the cure methods/practices in Egypt, Mesopotamia and the Aegean during later Prehistory

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Greece Athens
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15 weeks
Online
E-Learning University of Athens

A multidisciplinary Historic, Cultural, Environmental and Dietary Overview The Mediterranean diet focuses on eating foods that mainly come from plants, such as whole grai ... [+]

A multidisciplinary Historic, Cultural, Environmental and Dietary Overview

The Mediterranean diet focuses on eating foods that mainly come from plants, such as whole grains, legumes, nuts, fruits, and vegetables. It also suggests eating healthy fats like olive oil instead of butter, replacing salt with herbs and spices and consuming mostly white meat like fish and chicken, instead of red *meat.

This online course aims to introduce participants to and raise their awareness about the typical Mediterranean food products and diet, as well as the intangible cultural heritage and goods that are related to food: customs, traditions, social status, culinary practices and tools, ceremonies, and values. This course is ideal for anyone interested in nutrition and its multicultural dimensions.... [-]

Greece Athens
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9 weeks
Online
E-Learning University of Athens

This online course addresses the issue of health, medical treatment and other therapeutical practices in the Eastern Mediterranean during later Prehistory, namely the 3rd ... [+]

Medical and other Therapeutical Practices in prehistoric eastern Mediterranean

This online course addresses the issue of health, medical treatment and other therapeutical practices in the Eastern Mediterranean during later Prehistory, namely the 3rd and 2nd millennium BC.

The programme presents the diseases - mainly physical and rarely mental – and the cure methods/practices in Egypt, Mesopotamia and the Aegean.

On that aspect, we have the chance to realize the range and the depth of knowledge of people who lived during that era.

Each geographical region provides us with different pieces of information from varying sources– direct or non-direct – regarding diseases and their cure.... [-]

Greece Athens
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4 weeks
Online
E-Learning University of Athens

The course provides professional knowledge in Coaching. It combines a concrete content and a balanced combination between the scientific knowledge and the practical appro ... [+]

AC Accredited – international recognition

The course provides professional knowledge in Coaching. It combines a concrete content and a balanced combination between the scientific knowledge and the practical approach. Each lesson offers the necessary skills, techniques tools, coaching models and coaching practice for the creation of Professional Coaches based on the international standards and implementations. The combination of the scientific approach and the high levels of practice are in parallel with the international standards of the Association of Coaching and other international bodies.

This online course is more than 100 hours along with coaching practice of more than 26 hours. Furthermore, it is estimated that the study time needed – including the time for assignments – is more than 100 hours too.... [-]

Greece Athens
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25 weeks
Online
UOC Universitat Oberta de Catalunya

A special collaboration with the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) has been established to jointly run this programme. Students must take part o ... [+]

Last few days to enroll!

A special collaboration with the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) has been established to jointly run this programme. Students must take part of the curriculum of the course programme on the virtual campus of UNITAR and part on the UOC one.

Conflicts are everyday occurrences in people's lives, social groups and international relations. In all historic times, in all cultures, groups, and countries, the quest for peace has been ongoing. Costs incurred because of conflicts are very high: human suffering, economic losses, and moral degradation.

The efforts made by humankind to live in peace give us the insight to accomplish real results, eliminate war, transform conflicts and manage them positively. This master course in conflictology draws from this insight, systematizes knowledge and presents it in an advanced and efficient educational manner.... [-]

Spain Spain Online
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Full-time
Online
Piedmont University Online

The online certificate program in human services is aimed at those entering or currently working in the human services field who have not graduated from college. The prog ... [+]

Human Services Certificate (HSV)

The online certificate program in human services is aimed at those entering or currently working in the human services field who have not graduated from college. The program offers survey courses on the topics of personal and community health, psychology, sociology and criminology to delve into social issues that create the need for human services.

Program Competencies

The Human Services Certificate Program assists students in understanding and actively participating in the social services environment. The program emphasizes foundational knowledge, developing students’ strategic planning, design, and grant-writing skills. This program aligns with criteria established by the Council for Standards in Human Service Education.... [-]

USA Greensboro
September 2019
Part-time
Online
UOC Universitat Oberta de Catalunya

A special collaboration with the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) has been established to jointly run this programme. Students must take part o ... [+]

Last few days to enroll!

A special collaboration with the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) has been established to jointly run this programme. Students must take part of the curriculum of the course programme on the virtual campus of UNITAR and part on the UOC one.

The efforts made by humankind to live in peace give us the insight to accomplish real results, eliminate war, transform conflicts and manage them positively. This master course in conflictology draws from this insight, systematizes knowledge and presents it in an advanced and efficient educational manner.

Conflict resolution, transformation, mediation and management, studies and culture of peace are synonyms and they describe the scientific and multi-disciplinary approach of conflictology.... [-]

Spain Spain Online
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Part-time
Online
e-courses4you

In the duration of this course, you will learn NLP to improve your confidence and motivation and deepen your relationships. As well as this there are many models designed ... [+]

Overview

In the duration of this course, you will learn NLP to improve your confidence and motivation and deepen your relationships. As well as this there are many models designed to give you the tools you need to overcome limiting beliefs, outdated and negative habits or debilitating fears.

How does it work?

All learning is unconscious. By a combination of modelling human behaviour and helping clients to access various unconscious representations of their personal reality through hypnosis and other means, it is possible to bring about a profound shift in their conscious awareness and so ‘release’ them to be the best version of themselves. Behind these very successful, tried and tested NLP techniques is a great universal truth – We humans create our own reality from the inside out, using the three fundamental Principles of Mind, Consciousness, and Thought.... [-]

United Kingdom Harlow
Open Enrollment
Online
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You will learn about the key issues of macroeconomic management, trade agreements and foreign investment and their implications for development in Latin America and the C ... [+]

You will learn about the key issues of macroeconomic management, trade agreements and foreign investment and their implications for development in Latin America and the Caribbean.

In this Professional Certification program focused on macroeconomic news, trade and investment in Latin America we will answer these questions:

What are the key characteristics of macroeconomic management, trade agreements and foreign investment and their implications for economic growth and development and the reduction of poverty in Latin America and the Caribbean?What are the challenges faced by Latin American countries to manage their economies, accelerate their economic growth and increase their levels of foreign trade and foreign investment?... [-]
USA Cambridge
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Spanish
Full-time
Part-time
15 - 21 weeks
Online
George Mason University Online

The online graduate certificate in Applied Behavior Analysis is offered by George Mason University, providing advanced study for teachers, school leaders and others looki ... [+]

A standalone Applied Behavior Analysis Certificate is available from George Mason University. Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) is a discipline devoted to understanding all human behavior and making behavioral improvements through the application of empirically validated, scientific methodology to real-world problems and solutions.

The Applied Behavior Analysis online graduate certificate is markedly different from the Autism Spectrum Disorders program; its application isn't limited to special education or people who have disabilities – though it often is used for those purposes.

Ideal For:

Business and industry Treatment of psychiatric disorders Autism General and speci... [-]
USA Fairfax
Open Enrollment
Part-time
12 months
Online
Utica College Online

The online Certificate of Advanced Studies in Monitoring, Surveillance, and Intelligence Operations provides managers and information technology professionals with key to ... [+]

The Certificate of Advanced Studies in Monitoring, Surveillance, and Intelligence Operations from Utica College provides managers and information technology professionals with key tools and techniques needed to identify cyber threats; create cyber policy; and to understand the ethical, legal, cultural, and regulatory environment as it relates to operating in cyberspace. Students also learn to analyze and assess methods for cyber monitoring, cyber intelligence, cyber fusion, and cyber surveillance.

The 18 credit certificate which can be completed in just one year can seamlessly transfer into an advanced degree at Utica College.

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USA Utica
August 2019
Part-time
1 year
Online