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Certificate in Human Trafficking Studies

Indiana Wesleyan University's Interprofessional Certificate in Human Trafficking is a groundbreaking online program designed to equip you with a comprehensive understanding of human trafficking. Whether you're looking to expand your knowledge base, engage more effectively in anti-human trafficking efforts, or apply these principles within your discipline, this program offers the tools and insights necessary to make a significant impact.

Why Pursue My Certificate in Human Trafficking Online at IWU?

This entirely online certificate, spread over six months and encompassing four critical courses, is crafted to blend foundational knowledge with practical insights, all from a Biblical worldview. Our expert, Christian faculty teach through the same biblical worldview found on our main campus, so that students can implement these principles in a fulfilling career. You’ll also find our tuition rates are locked in on your start date, so you never have to worry about tuition increases while you study through IWU.

What Will I Learn in this Human Trafficking Program?

In Indiana Wesleyan University's Certificate in Human Trafficking, you'll engage deeply with the critical issues of human trafficking and trafficking in persons, including their many forms like labor and sex trafficking. This program covers essential anti-human trafficking strategies, policies, and initiatives while emphasizing a Biblical worldview to equip you with the compassion and integrity needed for effective action. You'll also explore how these principles can be applied across various disciplines, enhancing your professional practice whether in healthcare, education, law enforcement, or beyond.

As you complete this program, you'll gain a robust understanding of human trafficking principles and approaches, preparing you to contribute significantly to the anti-human trafficking effort on a global scale.

Join us for this transformative educational journey and play a key role in the fight against human trafficking.

What Makes IWU Different?

Education Pioneer

IWU has provided on-campus education for more than 100 years.

Rooted in Christ

Faith-integrated curriculum and a commitment to changing the world.

Superior Support

Center for Student Success for counseling, tutoring, and more!

Tuition & Aid

12 Credit Hours


$447/ Credit Hour

Financial aid is available in the form of grants, loans, scholarships, veterans’ benefits, and employer reimbursement.

Financial AidTuition Info

Applicable fees for resources and services will be assessed throughout the program. Tuition and fees for prerequisites and required elective courses are in addition to the charges shown on the program cost sheet. Your tuition rate will remain the same as long as you remain continuously enrolled in the same program. Cost sheets may be requested from an enrollment counselor by calling 866.498.4968 or emailing
What You Will Study in This Human Trafficking Program

Coursework for your human trafficking studies online covers how to:

  • Recognize the signs of human trafficking and understand its various forms
  • Gain the skills to develop and implement effective anti-human trafficking strategies, policies, and initiatives
  • Approach human trafficking issues from a faith-based perspective
  • Understand how to apply anti-human trafficking principles with their own professional fields, whether in healthcare, education, law enforcement, or any other sector
  • Develop critical thinking, ethical decision-making, and interdisciplinary collaboration skills

Program Requirements
  • Accepted as a regular degree seeking student or as an unclassified student
  • Official college or university transcripts showing completion of 60 or more credit hours
Completion Requirements
  • Successful completion of the certificate curriculum
  • Minimum grade of “C” for all courses
  • Payment of all tuition and fees is required to receive a certificate.
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Indiana Wesleyan University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (HLC),, 312-263-0456. Other accreditations and associations of Indiana Wesleyan University are available at

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