Application Process

Applications for graduate certificate study must be complete (including official undergraduate transcripts showing degree conferred) by the deadlines below.

For fall term: July 31

For spring term: November 30 

For summer term: May 1

All graduate certificate applicants must submit the following:

  1. Apply online or download a graduate certificate application form, complete with signature, verifying that all information supplied is valid;
  2. A non-refundable $30 application fee (waived for online applications); and
  3. Official transcripts from each college attended indicating all college coursework completed. Transcripts must have the official school seal and be sent directly to the Office of Enrollment Services from all the institutions previously attended.

Note: Acceptance as a graduate certificate student is limited to the certificate-specific classes. Applicants who are interested in a degree program should consult with the faculty certificate advisor to verify the credits that are applicable towards that degree.