Students earning the Global Service and Peace Corps Prep certificate are required to complete at least 21 credit hours; the requirements and total credit hours depend on what academic year you began your studies at Indiana University. All students must also complete a credit-bearing internship experience related to their chosen work sector.
See full details in the College of Arts and Sciences academic bulletin
Students who have matriculated to IU prior to 2020 should consult the 2019-2020 College of Arts and Sciences Academic Bulletin.
Students who have matriculated to IU prior to 2017 should consult the 2016-2017 College of Arts and Sciences Academic Bulletin.
We strongly encourage you to apply for the program in your sophomore year, however, you may pursue the program in your junior or senior year after consulting with the program coordinator. Students interested in applying to the Peace Corps after graduation may be eligible to complete the preparation program’s exit checklist, even without enrolling in the undergraduate certificate.
You must maintain a minimum GPA of 2.0 in all certificate coursework.