Certificate programs provide an alternative to traditional majors. The IDST Department has several to choose from, each with a suggested course sequence for an efficient way to pursue your academic and career goals.
IDST Certificates

Collaborative Design

The 17-unit certificate program in Collaborative Design provides students with a strong foundation in multidisciplinary approaches to design and collaboration. Our approach offers students the collaborative skills and experiences needed for success in today's workplace. This program will enhance a focused study in any design discipline or provide an introduction to design thinking and making for all students.
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Trauma Prevention and Recovery

The Trauma Prevention and Recovery Certificate trains students as paraprofessionals to work in the field of violence prevention and trauma response, including service provision to victims and survivors of violence. It also trains service providers such as probation officers or nurses who routinely work with survivors of traumatic events to understand and respond to concerns unique to survivors.
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