Chapter 2 – Graduate certificates

Admitted degree-seeking students who wish to obtain any of the offered graduate certificates must complete the online form request to pursue a certificate in addition to a graduate degree.

  • Students must be admitted to the certification program prior to completing the final 3 certificate credits
  • The online certificate Program of Study form must be filled out and submitted no later than the first week of the final semester of the certificate program
  • The certificate completion form must be filled out during the semester of the last course(s) for the certificate and submitted to the graduate support specialist for review and to obtain the appropriate signatures.
  • Provided you have turned in your certificate completion form, your certificate will be mailed to the address you indicated on the form approximately 2-3 weeks after the semester of your last certificate course after the Graduate College has verified successful completion of all certificate courses indicated on your online certificate Program of Study.

For any further questions regarding Graduate Certificates, please see chapter 4 of the Graduate College handbook.

2.1 – School-wide certificates

Applied research in the human sciences 

Education for social justice

2.2 – Area-specific certificates

Community college teaching

Instructional design

Online literacy coaching

Special education