GRADUATE CERTIFICATE IN TRANSLATION
The Graduate Certificate in Translation (CTRA) is a one-year program offered by the College of Humanities and Social Sciences. It is open to anyone interested in the program, including senior undergraduates and graduate students enrolled at AUA who wish to prepare for rewarding careers as translators and cross-cultural communications specialists. If you have a passion for languages, want to keep up with the latest developments in the field, and want to work with some of the best scholars and translators in the region, this program is for you.
The program consists of two fifteen-week semesters. Upon successful completion of the coursework (4 courses at 3 credits each for a total of 12 credits), students receive a Certificate in Translation from English into Armenian and vice versa.
For more information about the program, please visit chss.aua.am/ctra.
The Graduate Certificate in Teaching English as a Foreign Language (CTEFL) program enhances the professional knowledge and practical skills of in-service and pre-service classroom teachers in Armenia and throughout the region. It is designed to meet the needs of those current and future teachers who may not have the time or aspiration to pursue a Master’s degree but want to keep up with the latest developments in the field and improve their teaching.
The program offers two formats. The first is a year-round format during which students take courses with Master’s in TEFL students both in the fall and spring semesters with classes scheduled once or twice a week during the morning or afternoon. The second is a summer intensive format lasting from six to seven weeks during June and July. For Summer 2021, the program starts with one week of face-to-face instruction followed by a transition to an online modality. Classes typically take place in the mornings and afternoons.
To successfully complete the CTEFL program, students must complete all required courses/modules with a GPA of 3.0 or higher. CTEFL recipients who wish to pursue further study towards the MA TEFL may transfer their CTEFL courses towards the MA TEFL program.
For more information about the program, please visit: tefl.aua.am/ctefl.
GRADUATE CERTIFICATE IN FINANCE
Are you interested in pursuing a rewarding career in the field of Finance? Then the Graduate Certificate in Finance is for you. The one-year program offered by the Master of Science in Economics (MSE) program in the Manoogian Simone College of Business and Economics (CBE) helps professionals boost their financial acumen by providing training in many aspects of finance including:
• the theories behind financial and risk management and portfolio investment
• financial instruments and portfolio diversification
• practitioner’s perspective for asset allocation and multi-asset investing
• analysis and valuation of traded securities
• tools for portfolio performance measurement and asset pricing models
• index models, and applied time series analysis
• insights of corporate finance theory and application of the theory to real-life financial decisions
The one-year program consists of three semesters, including a summer session. For more information about the program, please visit cbe.aua.am/gcf-2.
GRADUATE CERTIFICATE IN DATA ANALYTICS
Interested in a rewarding career in the field of Data Analytics? Then consider AUA’s Graduate Certificate in Data Analytics (CDA). The 16-month program offered by the Master of Science in Economics (MSE) program in the Manoogian Simone College of Business and Economics (CBE) provides professionals with the skills required to be globally competitive in the field of data analysis. Students explore introductory and advanced topics in statistics, data management, analysis, and visualization. Throughout the four graduate level courses required for succession completion of the program, students will study probability theory, statistical analysis methods and tools, visual presentations, concepts and techniques for data mining and web scraping. Professionals who complete the CDA will have a robust knowledge of data analysis methods and tools, including:
- understanding of Econometric theory
- working knowledge with real-world data sets
- ability to formulate the research question and design studies
- ability to discover and present information hidden in the data
- working knowledge of statistical software and programming languages like Stata and Python
The 16-month program consists of 4 semesters, including a summer session. For more information about the program, visit cbe.aua.am/gcda.
GRADUATE CERTIFICATE IN HOTEL AND HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT
The Graduate Certificate in Hotel and Hospitality Management (GCHHM) is a 13-month (two-semester) program offered by the Manoogian Simone College of Business and Economics (CBE).
The program is open to those interested in a rewarding career in the field of tourism and hospitality management. The program will provide students with the skills required to succeed in the fields of tourism and hospitality management through exploring the fundamental concepts of management related to these industries. The Program will help graduates prepare for the next step in their careers by developing the skills and know-how essential for managerial-level professionals, including advanced business acumen, strategic insight, high-level management skills, and specialized industry knowledge.
Lectures will be held by leading specialists in the field paired with guest speakers from throughout the hospitality industry.
Upon successful completion of coursework (seven courses totaling 14 credits), students receive a Graduate Certificate in Hotel and Hospitality Management.
To successfully complete the GCHHM program, students must complete all required courses/modules with a GPA of 3.0 or higher. GCHHM graduates who wish to further pursue their studies toward the MBA program may transfer their GCHHM courses and credits toward the boot camp and/or free electives.
For more information about the program, please visit cbe.aua.am/gchhm.