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Certificates in SoC

The School of Communication offers certificate in music theatre, and is a key collaborator in offering a certificate in human computer interaction.  

The Music Theatre (MT) Certificate has an audition process for students who have already matriculated to Northwestern University. Additional details on the MT Certificate are available at 

The Human Computer Interaction (HCI) Certificate represents an interdisciplinary partnership across multiple Schools. It is housed in the Center for Human-Computer Interaction + Design, a collaboration between the McCormick School of Engineering and the School of Communication. Details on this new certificate are forthcoming. 

In addition to the MT and HCI certificates, there are a number of certificate programs outside of SoC that available to SoC students. Students can visit the policies on non-SoC minors and certificates page for more information.  To declare or drop a certificate outside of SoC, check the relevant department or program website for instructions.