Native American Studies
Cultivate skills to work in Indian Country.
This interdisciplinary academic certificate serves to educate students about the knowledge, experiences, and rich cultural heritage of the Indigenous peoples of Oregon and beyond.
Students pursuing a Certificate in Native American Studies will complete 36 credits which includes a Practicum experience. Courses including Introduction to Native American Studies, Tribal Critical Race Theory, and Orientation to Research in Native America make up the core courses. Students may explore a variety of topics from other programs such as English, History, Psychology, Sociology and Anthropology.
Many students are delighted to find that an NAS certificate or minor complements their major. Whether a student is getting a degree in Business, Environmental Science, or Education, an NAS emphasis can enhance a wide range of field specific studies and make a graduate more agile and competitive on the job market.
Become a Professional
Career opportunities for a NAS degree:
SOU NAS Alumni
Board member of the Ashland Peace House and founder of the United Nations Alliance at SOU.
*The EDI: Gender, Indigeneity, & Sexuality Micro-Credential is housed within the GSWS program website.
SOU Native American Studies Program
Division of Humanities and Culture
1250 Siskiyou Blvd.
Ashland, OR 97520
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