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Application Process for the DH Certificate Program


  1. The primary requirement is a one-page statement of your purpose in applying for the DH Certificate, including how you expect that DH approaches will enhance your scholarship and what you hope to achieve in your DH certificate work.
  2. Also required is a pdf of your transcript (unofficial is fine), your advisor's name and email address, and information about your department and your year in your graduate program.
  3. At the time of application to the DH certificate program, doctoral students are also expected to submit a plan approved by their DGS for completing the certificate requirements within the standard candidacy deadline and graded credit requirements for their program.
  4. After you have collected these items, click here for a link to the application form.  
  5. For questions and information about your fit for the DH certificate program, contact Administrative Director Rennie Mapp by emailing