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The APEX Certificate

Students of the arts and humanities are well equipped to enter this world of accelerated change in which careers are evolving in unforeseeable ways. We know from research that as new technologies displace existing jobs, graduates will be changing careers on average 7 to 10 times during their lifetime.

APEX, which stands for Achieving Professional Excellence, was created to assist students in the arts and humanities identify, apply, and articulate essential skills throughout the college experience. Throughout the APEX Certificate, students will engage in various skill-development activities and create a portfolio that demonstrates flexibility and experience. This certificate provides excellent preparation for entering the job market or graduate school, and charting a successful and meaningful career.

“The arts and humanities define who we are as a people. That is their power -- to remind us of what we each have to offer, and what we all have in common."
- Michelle Obama

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