Graduate Certificate Admissions

Graduate certificates are designed to be completed on a part-time basis and are not available to international applicants that require full-time status.

Application deadlines

Online programs

Fall 2024

  • Priority: January 31
  • Final: July 31

Spring 2025

  • Priority: October 15
  • Final: December 1

Application requirements

In order to apply you will be asked to provide the following information:

  • Current résumé
  • Essay (you can preview the essay for your program by starting an application)
  • Scanned transcripts
  • Contact information for one or more references who will provide letters of recommendation electronically.
  • International applicants will need to provide TOEFL or IELTS scores

The program makes every effort to review and respond to applicants in a timely manner, typically within two to three weeks of the application being completed. During peak periods, or very early in the admission cycle, additional processing time may be needed.