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Duke University Philosophy, Politics, & Economics (PPE) offers interdisciplinary coursework for undergraduates seeking a certificate program designed to integrate research in the fields of philosophy, political science, and economics.

While we offer a certificate, the program is mirrored by a PPE Program at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, which offers a minor. Students pursuing either the minor at Chapel Hill or the certificate at Duke can take courses at the other school to meet the relevant requirements.  

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The Value of a Certificate Program

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"Duke students who want to go beyond just getting a major can choose from dozens of minors or second majors, or even create their own courses of study. But there's one opportunity that can go overlooked among all the options: the University's certificate programs.

"In supplementing their majors with certificates, students gain interdisciplinary exposure and marketable skills for the workforce, while also reaping the benefits of a traditional dive into an academic field."

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