Anyone with a B.A or B.S. degree can enroll in the Certificate Program. 1
You will need to complete the Graduate School Application and submit a statement of purpose and a current resume or C.V.2
For Fall admissions, the application deadline is September 1st.
For Spring admissions, the application deadline is November 30th.
Yes, Anyone who has received at least a B.A. or B.S. degree can apply to enroll in the Certificate Program. 4
No, As a graduate certificate, no graduate entrance exam is required. 5
Notification concerning acceptance will be sent out within 8-12 weeks of the application deadline.6
Yes, but the Graduate School limits transfer credits: “With program approval, non-degree seeking students may apply one graduate course (5000 level or above and no more than 3 credits) to a Graduate Certificate.” 7
The Graduate School only permits 12 credits earned from a Certificate to be applied to another graduate program. Whether any particular course can be applied to another graduate program is at the discretion of that program. 8
No, The Graduate School states that “Graduate courses in which a student enrolls to fulfill the requirement of a Graduate Certificate are NOT eligible for financial aid."9