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Certificate Programs

About Graduate Certificates

Most graduate certificate are comprised of four courses designed to provide specific knowledge and expertise vital to today's changing and complex needs in the work place. In most cases courses may be applied toward a degree program.

Requirements to Complete a Graduate Certificate

The courses to complete the certificate must be completed within a five year period unless special dispensation is granted by the School of Graduate Studies. Additionally, a minimum 3.000 grade point average, and with no more than 3 credits below B is required. Courses completed for one certificate may not be used for another certificate. Courses may not be transferred into a graduate certificate; however, approved course substitutions are allowed.

Certificate Application Process

Individuals must complete a simplified application and provide an official undergraduate transcript indicating that a baccalaureate degree has been awarded. GRE's are not required. NOTE: If your bachelor's degree is from outside of the U.S., you may be required to take the TOEFL examination.

See the university's requirements for graduate admission.

Graduate Certificates Offered

updated on 3/5/2024