Graduate Certificate Programs

Our graduate certificate programs are designed to meet you where you are in your career. These for-credit certificates allow you to level-up your career in as little as a few months.

For-credit graduate certificate programs usually count toward a master’s degree, if you’re interested in pursuing further education. 

Academically or Intellectually Gifted (AIG), Graduate CertificateOnline

The Graduate Certificate in AIG provides a consistent, cohesive structure for teachers seeking to add on the North Carolina Standard Professional 1 (SP1) AIG Professional Educator’s License. Who would benefit from this program? Those who have taken the Praxis or earned...

Advanced Literacy Instruction & Intervention, Graduate CertificateOnline

The Advanced Literacy Instruction & Intervention Certificate provides K-12 teachers with skills in using data and current research on literacy to design and implement classroom literacy instruction and interventions. This is a 12-hour certificate program that focuses on...

Anti-Racism, Graduate CertificateOnline

The Graduate Certificate in Anti-Racism provides a coherent curriculum that draws from four content courses addressing race and racism in professional or organizational spaces. The Certificate caters to individuals interested in an advanced degree that provides an...

Applied Artificial Intelligence, Graduate CertificateOnline

The Graduate Certificate in Applied Artificial Intelligence (AAI) provides graduate students with the opportunity to reach a demonstrated level of competence in the area of Artificial Intelligence and to apply their knowledge to the solution of practical problems. ...

Applied Nursing Informatics, Graduate CertificateOnline

The Graduate Certificate in Nursing Informatics is designed for nurses who hold BSN or MSN and desire to enhance their skills in clinical application of nursing informatics. The course content is focused on implementing, managing, or conducting analytics using clinical/...

Art Education (K-12), Graduate CertificateOnline

The online Graduate Certificate in Teaching: Art Education (K-12) is a 16-credit-hour program designed for candidates who hold a bachelor’s degree and a major in Visual Arts.  It is offered by the College of Education in collaboration with the College of Arts +...

Autism Spectrum Disorder, Graduate CertificateOnline

The Autism Spectrum Disorder graduate certificate is a 12-credit-hour graduate level non-licensure program that meets the Professional Content Standards of the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC); and, offers students the opportunity to pursue graduate-level education...

Child and Family Development (Birth-K), Graduate CertificateBlendedOnline

The Graduate Certificate in Child and Family Development combines web-based instruction, face-to-face instruction, and clinical experiences to prepare students to demonstrate their readiness for the North Carolina Standard Professional 1 (SP1) Professional Educator’s...

Early Childhood Mental Health, Graduate CertificateOnline

The ECMH Graduate Certificate Program is open to professionals with at least a bachelor’s degree who work or desire to work with young children and their families, including: social workers, early childhood educators, early interventionists, early childhood program...

Elementary Education, Graduate CertificateOnline

The Graduate Certificate in Teaching: Elementary Education is a 21-credit-hour program designed for students who hold a bachelor's degree outside of education. Upon successful completion of the Graduate Certificate, students are eligible for the North Carolina Standard...