Graduate Certificate Program in Cognitive Science at the University of Massachusetts Amherst

Effective Fall, 2002, the University of Massachusetts Amherst offers a Graduate Certificate in Cognitive Science. The full details of the program are available here. Very briefly, matriculated graduate students in the participating departments (currently Communication Disorders, Computer Science, Linguistics, Philosophy, and Psychology) may prepare a coherent plan of study (15 credits minimum) spanning one or more departments outside his or her home department and seek approval from the Cognitive Science Certificate Steering Committee. The successful candidate will receive a Certificate in Cognitive Science upon receiving the home department's terminal degree.

Learn more about the program at the information page. Then you can download the plan of study .pdf form, which you can fill out using Acrobat Reader (available free at http://www.adobe.com/products/acrobat/readstep2.html). You should then give it to your home department's representative, who will discuss it with you and present it to the Cognitive Science Certificate Steering Committee. The Steering Committee consists of the departmental representatives, who are currently: