Social Sciences

We offer a variety of credit programs, courses and certificates in the area of Social Sciences. Browse the list below to find the right match for you.

Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies credit

The distance Interdisciplinary Studies Program is a student-centered program for those who want greater flexibility in the pursuit of their degree. This program enables qualified students to design their major around multiple interests for a Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies with an emphasis in Human Relations in Organizations.

Graduate Certificate in Nonprofit Management credit

This certificate, which may be taken in conjunction with the MPA degree, provides the tools and framework necessary to meet the increasing challenges facing the nonprofit sector. The distinctive and interdisciplinary coursework draws students from diverse departments including social work, law, and business.

Graduate Certificate in Public Administration credit

This certificate is designed for individuals looking to better understand their public service organization. The certificate is also appropriate for those wishing to explore public administration prior to committing to the full MPA degree program.  

Online BA in Economics credit

The online BA degree completion program in Economics provides students with an intensive knowledge of the theory and practice of economics, with an emphasis on the analysis of contemporary policy challenges of Hawaiʻi and the U.S. in the Asia-Pacific region.   Majors study a wide range of current economic policy issues and learn theoretical and […]

Online BA in Women's Studies credit

The online BA degree completion program in Women’s Studies provides students a thorough background in contemporary interdisciplinary scholarship in feminist and gender studies.   Classes are held in a 16-week semester format. Qualifying students can have dual admissions and dual enrollment with UHM through the UH Kaʻieʻie Program.   Women’s Studies Online BA Requirements:  https://womenstudies.manoa.hawaii.edu/online-ba-requirements/

Social Science of Oceans credit

Designed for working adults, this accelerated online BA degree completion program is offered in five week segments. This program is flexible and focused. If you have prior college credits equivalent to an AA degree, you will earn this online Bachelor of Arts degree in less than two-and-a-half years.