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Develop a deeper understanding and key communication skills. 

Problem-solving, communication and critical thinking skills are important for success in many professions. Sharpening your abilities in these crucial areas helps you to develop a greater level of understanding and make better decisions.

Our humanities courses can help you develop the specialized skills needed to work in areas such as marketing, mass media or other areas of communications. These can provide you with a solid foundation to start your career or provide opportunities for professional growth and development.

Taking humanities and sciences courses can help you develop the diverse tools you need. You can enhance your written, verbal and comprehension skills to become a more powerful communicator. You can also study the life sciences, learn about anatomy and physiology or explore important scientific theories.

Our humanities and sciences courses look at topics such as:

  • Contemporary communication in a diverse society.
  • Verbal, nonverbal and interpersonal communication skills.
  • The effects of human activities on ecosystems and the biosphere.
  • Concepts and issues related to the conservation of biodiversity.

As a student you can take advantage of a range of helpful services and online resources – all designed to help you succeed. We also offer frequent start dates, a convenient online format and classes lead by experienced faculty that have real world experience.

We make continuing education more readily available for the adult learner. You can pursue a humanities and science programs online, completing your course work when it’s convenient for you. Get started today by calling 866.484.1815 or request additional information.

We also provide information about our on-time completion rates for our certificates and the median loan debt incurred by students who complete these certificate programs. View our gainful employment disclosures.

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Many certificate programs are credit-bearing, and may be eligible for federal financial aid for students who qualify

.While widely available, not all programs are available in all locations or in both online and on-campus formats. Certificate programs are widely available in an online format but generally not available at our campus locations.  Please check with a University Enrollment Representative.

Transferability of credit is at the discretion of the receiving institution. It is the student's responsibility to confirm whether or not credits earned at University of Phoenix will be accepted by another institution of the student's choice. Individual courses are not eligible for federal financial aid.