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International Studies (with World Language Skills)

Advanced Certificate

Program Overview

Would you like to travel around the world? Do new cultures and languages interest you? An additional certificate in international studies with language skills may be the perfect addition to your degree!

Our International Studies with World Language Skills certificate is designed to provide students a wider and deeper range of international awareness and knowledge; to cultivate an interest in other cultures and places; to promote an interest in foreign languages; to enhance employment opportunities; and to lay the groundwork for future international learning options for you as a Delta graduate.

Earning Potential

Interested in a career in global studies? Learn more about our region’s employment outlook and career opportunities you can pursue in this field of study.

Research market conditions in local, regional or national areas, as well as gather information to determine potential sales of a product or service. Create a marketing campaign and you gather information on competitors, prices, sales and methods of marketing and distribution.

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Analyze, interpret, and broadcast news received from various sources.

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are currently employed within Bay, Midland, Saginaw and Tuscola counties.

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of current workers will reach retirement age within the next ten years.

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Direct or coordinate production, purchasing, warehousing, distribution or financial forecasting services or activities to limit costs and improve accuracy, customer service or safety. Examine existing procedures or opportunities for streamlining activities to meet product distribution needs and direct the movement, storage or processing of inventory.

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annual job openings

are currently employed within Bay, Midland, Saginaw and Tuscola counties.

This number is expected to over the next four years.

of current workers will reach retirement age within the next ten years.

Visit Career Coach for more details.

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Determine and formulate policies and provide overall direction of companies or private and public sector organizations within the guidelines set up by a board of directors or similar governing body. You will also plan, direct or coordinate operational activities at the highest level of management with the help of subordinate executives and staff managers.

median annual salary
annual job openings

are currently employed within Bay, Midland, Saginaw and Tuscola counties.

This number is expected to over the next four years.

of current workers will reach retirement age within the next ten years.

Visit Career Coach for more details.

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About Delta's Program

  • Delta's International Studies faculty are from diverse backgrounds and experiences.
  • Our faculty are passionate about International Studies.
  • Regular opportunities to get involved outside of class.
  • Course credits you already have may be applicable towards the certificate requirements.

Why you should choose Delta

Convenience

Life is busy. But that shouldn't get in the way of your education. Delta offers classes at night, on weekends and online to make taking classes and getting that degree easier. Plus, Delta has learning centers so you can take classes even closer to home.  

EXPLORE YOUR OPTIONS

Co-op opportunities

You can get hands-on experience in your field while you're working toward that degree. I know. It's awesome! Plus, you'll even get paid. That's co-op! Check it out.

LEARN MORE ABOUT CO-OP

Free tutoring

At the Teaching Learning Center, located in the Library, we offer tutoring on a wide variety of subjects, and help with developing study and learning skills. Most tutoring is on a walk-in basis but we do have some online tutoring options.

Best of all, it's free for currently enrolled Delta students. Just another way we demonstrate our commitment to helping students succeed.

LEARN MORE ABOUT TUTORING

Honors Program

The specially-designed courses emphasize creative and critical thinking, providing a unique learning experience. You have more exploration of the subject area with increased faculty and student interaction. Make the most of your Delta experience. Join Honors!

LEARN MORE ABOUT HONORS

 Study abroad
 

Want to travel and see the world? You can do that at Delta. And get college credit while you do. Every year Delta offers study abroad opportunities.

Why study abroad?

  • Experience a new culture
  • Improve your foreign language skills
  • Make lifelong friends
  • Find new interests
  • Looks good on job applications
  • Personal growth

MORE ABOUT STUDY ABROAD

Facts & Figures

One in eight

1 in 8 people in our community age 17-70 have taken a class at Delta.

Briefcase

With over 900 faculty and staff members, Delta is the 4th largest employer in the area.


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Delta College offers over 150 degree, certificate and training options. Continue exploring and advancing your education with these related programs: