Advanced (or graduate) certificates provide focused study to support a specific career interest. Certificates are offered online and can be completed as an individual credential or incorporated into a related master's degree for those meeting program admission requirements. You can submit an application for admission during our Application Review period.
Our advanced certificate programs offer:
- Online course flexibility
- Advising by the certificate program coordinator
- Four courses (12 credits), unless otherwise noted
- Fall, spring, or summer starts for new students
- Summer 8-week or 15-week terms
Apply for a Graduate Certificate Program
Current Master's Degree Students
If you are currently enrolled in a master’s degree program, you may add an advanced certificate to your current degree program by completing the online application and paying the nonrefundable $50 orientation fee.
To apply for a graduate certificate program, please complete an online application, pay the nonrefundable $50 orientation fee and have an official transcript sent directly from the institution that awarded your bachelor's degree.