What will I learn?

The past and future come together in the digital humanities graduate certificate program. Students will conduct humanities research via quantitative and qualitative means that will outfit them with critical-thinking skills, digitizing skills and critical theory training.

Program Description

Degree Awarded: Certificate Digital Humanities (Certificate)

The graduate certificate program in digital humanities provides students with methods and skills central to conducting humanities research that employs both qualitative and quantitative approaches. The certificate program is designed to promote cross-disciplinary study in humanities and social and computational sciences, and is open to students in all disciplines. The program features training in transdisciplinary collaboration, project-based communication skills, critical theory and the simultaneous application of quantitative and qualitative problem-solving skills. This certificate highlights an area of excellence within ASU that has emerged across its colleges, schools and departments and is integral to the effort of transforming the humanities at ASU into new transdisciplinary configurations.

Which department am I in?

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Study options

Full Time (15 credit hours)

Tuition fees
US$25,200.00 per year
Start date

20 August 2020


Arizona State University

Tempe Campus,



85287, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

You must have earned a bachelor’s degree or higher from a regionally accredited institution in the U.S. or the equivalent of a U.S. bachelor’s degree from an international institution that is officially recognized by that country. You must have maintained a “B” (3.00 on a 4.00 scale) grade point average (GPA) in the last 60 semester hours or 90 quarter hours of undergraduate coursework. If you do not meet the minimum GPA requirements your application may still be considered.

For international students

Admission is open to all ASU graduate students enrolled in an existing master's or doctoral program and in good standing. Students who are interested in transdisciplinary work are particularly well-suited for this certificate program.

Applicants must have a minimum of a 3.00 cumulative GPA (scale is 4.00 = "A") in the last 60 hours of a student's first bachelor's degree program, or applicants must have a minimum of a 3.00 cumulative GPA (scale is 4.00 = "A") in applicable master's degree program.

English proficiency

Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL): Score of at least 550 (pBT) or 80 (iBT); International English Language Testing System (IELTS): Overall band score of the academic test of at least 6.5; Pearson Test of English (PTE): Score of at least 60.