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Design Certificate Student Resources

Any Northwestern undergraduate interested in augmenting his or her education with a strong understanding of innovative design processes can pursue the Segal Design Certificate. To learn more, download this overview of the Segal Design Certificate for interested Northwestern students and their advisors.  

McCormick Advising System (MAS)

Students can use the McCormick Advising System (MAS) to:

The system can be accessed by all Northwestern students.


Advising is by appointment. Students within McCormick should contact Stacy Benjamin. Students outside McCormick should contact John Anderson. The certificate is highly customizable and we advise students on an individual basis. 


Look through the descriptions of Segal's course offerings by quarter.

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Approved Electives

The current list of approved electives includes courses from a number of different Northwestern departments, including the Segal Design Institute. Students may also petition to have a course count as an elective.

Design Certificate Faculty

Browse through the profiles of faculty who teach in the Design Certificate program at Segal.

Design Certificate Faculty

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