The STS graduate certificate offers the opportunity to develop competency in the study of the relations between science, technology, and society.

2 Campuses
7 Students (Average class size)
100% Research Project Completion
12 credit hours for certificate
Interested in learning interdisciplinary wide range of research topics in social sciences and humanities to examine the ways that science and technology shape, and are shaped by, our society, politics, and culture?

Blacksburg Campus prospective students, please call Saul Halfon at 540-231-1648 or email: 

National Capitol Region prospective students, please call Janet Abbate at 703-538-3768 or email:

Visit our Blacksburg office at 122 Lane Hall, 280 Alumni Mall, Blacksburg, VA 24061 

Visit our National Capitol Region office at 7054 Haycock Rd, Northern Virginia Center, Falls Church, VA, 22043


Saul Halfon, Graduate Director
232 Lane Hall

Janet Abbate, NCR Co-Director
Northern Virginia Center

Sonja Schmid, NCR Co-Director
Northern Virginia Center

Carol Slusser,Graduate Coordinator
121 Lane Hall