Border Administration Certificate

Latin American & Border Studies

The Certificate in Border Administration, offered by the Center for Inter-American and Border Studies and University College, is a six course (18 semester hour) interdisciplinary program in border administration at the graduate level. The program is designed for government employees and professionals in military, private and non-profit organizations, as well as for educators and students interested in border issues. The certificate program will be of particular interest to those charged with the administration of border-related and bi-national programs and for students preparing for careers in those areas.

The Border Certificate program

The certificate program provides core knowledge in border theory and border issues such as cross-border movements of people and products, the role of the United States-Mexico border in the international economy, the role of borders in foreign policy, regional planning, comparative administrative structures United States/Mexico, and the complex relationship between national, regional and local interests at the United States’ border with Mexico.