Holocaust and Genocide Studies

Holocaust and Genocide Studies Certificate
The purpose of the Holocaust and Genocide Studies certificate is to understand and interpret mass eliminationist violence in human history. This area of study employs varying disciplines—such as literature, film, history, philosophy, ethics, and political science—to educate students on genocide, antisemitism, prejudice, and historical trauma.
Degree Types: Certificate

About the Program

You might like this program if…

  • You want to study the causes and effects of different cases of genocide throughout history.
  • You are interested in complementing your degree in History, Jewish Studies, or other similar fields with a specialization in a significant area of study.

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This program is housed in the Jewish Studies Program
 at Penn State University Park.
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