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Online graduate certificate programs might offer a level of specificity equivalent to a degree program, or else provide a focused study of a particular subject. They can last anywhere from several days to a number of years.

What is an online graduate certificate? Online learning is available at many levels, from vocational training to advanced research positions. In fact, many subjects that require fieldwork are done at least partly through correspondence, and have been for quite some time. Today, one might expect to pursue courses in anything from education to sustainable energy at the graduate level online. A graduate certificate is often only granted to students who have completed coursework equaling that required by an undergraduate degree program. Regardless of entry requirements, students might do well to expect a challenging curriculum.

These certificate programs often offer unique opportunities to expand a student's network by giving access to experts in a field of interest. Some certificates might be eligible for conversion to a degree, but it is advisable to contact the administration at each prospective institution before assuming this is the case.

The cost of a graduate certificate often depends on several factors, such as the institution that offers the program. The topic of study, length of the course and even the country in which the institution is based might also change the tuition.

Statistically speaking, individuals with more advanced education tend to proceed further along their career paths. An online graduate certificate is an increasingly popular method by which students are pursuing their personal and professional goals. Graduate certificates may assist students in their goals to access higher levels in academia as well by lending credibility during admission processes for prestigious post-graduate programs, for example.

With the wide range of graduate studies offered through online certificate programs, continuing your education or advancing your career may be more accessible than you realized. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Graduate Certificate in Business (Online)

Southern Cross University (Online)
Online Part time 8 months July 2019 Australia Australia Online

An online postgraduate certificate in business is a great way to “test the water”. If you’re new to study or returning after a break, a Graduate Certificate in Business online can help build your practical skills, hone your research and evaluation abilities, and grow your confidence. [+]

Duration: Eight months part-time

Advanced standing: Call us to see if you qualify

Study periods: Feb, Apr, July, Sept, Oct, Dec

Fees: $2450 per unit, find out about FEE-HELP

Units: 4

Progress your career

Every achievement starts with a decision to try. If you’ve been waiting for a reason to take the next step in your career, start your own business or transition from your current role into business management, stop waiting.

Make it happen with an online Graduate Certificate in Business. You’ll be introduced to economics, marketing, accounting and business management practice, and how to apply these principles to business.

An online postgraduate certificate in business is a great way to “test the water”. If you’re new to study or returning after a break, a Graduate Certificate in Business online can help build your practical skills, hone your research and evaluation abilities, and grow your confidence. If you find you love it, everything you study can be credited towards an SCU Online Graduate Diploma in Business or a Master of Business Administration (MBA).... [-]


Graduate Certificate in Managing Information Technology Projects

Purdue Polytechnic Institute – Center for Professional Studies
Online Campus Full time Part time 12 - 36 months Open Enrollment USA West Lafayette + 2 more

The Managing Information Technology Projects graduate certificate program will provide graduate students introductory graduate-level education in the important aspects of leading, planning, executing, and controlling IT projects. [+]

Manage your way to a better career

The Managing Information Technology Projects graduate certificate program will provide graduate students introductory graduate-level education in the important aspects of leading, planning, executing, and controlling IT projects. This certificate program will provide preparatory level skills to support the success of complex, cross-functional IT-related business initiatives.

The online Graduate Certificate is particularly in demand for system analysts, programmers and designers, project managers, and others in the field of administration for technology projects. Learn the new and improved IT project management tools and techniques used in today’s technology market.... [-]


Graduate Certificate in Systems Engineering - Online

Kennesaw State University
Online Full time January 2019 USA Kennesaw

The Department of Systems and Industrial Engineering offers a graduate-level Certificate in Systems Engineering. Systems Engineering blends engineering, systems thinking, and management topics. This certificate is a 12 credit hour program.

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ABOUT THE PROGRAM

The Department of Systems and Industrial Engineering offers a graduate-level Certificate in Systems Engineering. Systems Engineering blends engineering, systems thinking, and management topics. This certificate is a 12 credit hour program.

Systems Engineering classes are offered completely online. Instructors use a variety of state-of-the-art instructional tools that allow students to pursue the Systems Engineering certificate from anywhere they can access the Internet.

Curriculum

Requirements

SYE 6005 - Introduction to Systems Engineering SYE 6010 - Project Management Processes SYE 6020 - System Architecture SYE 6025 - Engineering Economic Analysis

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Graduate Certificate in Business Administration

Kansas State University Global Campus
Online 40 weeks May 2019 USA USA Online

The graduate certificate in business administration provides an opportunity for students to gain basic business knowledge without having to participate in a full MBA program. [+]

Overview

The graduate certificate in business administration provides an opportunity for students to gain basic business knowledge without having to participate in a full MBA program.

Students will attain an understanding of the basic functional areas of business administration and how each contributes to an effective business organization. Students will learn how to analyze financial statements to determine a firm's performance and financial condition in relation to what matters most to shareholders and investors. They will also learn managerial strategy development using marketing theories and applied marketing research techniques.

Careers in Business Administration

Many career opportunities are available to graduates in business administration, including opportunities in corporate, financial and business sectors along with careers as an:... [-]


Graduate Certificate of Advanced Engineering (Engineering Management)

University of Southern Queensland (USQ)
Online Part time 1 - 2 years February 2019 Australia Australia Online

Would you like to add management and leadership skills to your technical engineering knowledge base? The Graduate Certificate of Advanced Engineering (Engineering Management) gives you the ability to manage complex engineering projects, products and services and opens a wider variety of career opportunities in the workforce. [+]

Blend your technical expertise with essential business and management skills

Would you like to add management and leadership skills to your technical engineering knowledge base? The Graduate Certificate of Advanced Engineering (Engineering Management) gives you the ability to manage complex engineering projects, products and services and opens a wider variety of career opportunities in the workforce.

Throughout the degree, which can be studied part-time and online, you will undertake courses in management of technological risk and asset management. You will also develop the analytical skills to evaluate innovations in technology, the technological impact and how to manage technological change.... [-]


Graduate Certificate in Change Management

Royal Roads University
Online & Campus Combined Full time 6 months September 2019 Canada Victoria

The Graduate Certificate in Change Management is for professionals working in or consulting with, organizations in all sectors who wish to expand their knowledge, skills, strategies, and expertise in the area of Change Management. [+]

Overview

The Graduate Certificate in Change Management is for professionals working in or consulting with, organizations in all sectors who wish to expand their knowledge, skills, strategies, and expertise in the area of Change Management. Students will approach Change Management from a whole systems perspective and examine the processes and methodologies used for developing successful change management initiatives. Students will explore the capacity building and strategic alignment tools that drive measurable objectives within the context of Change Management and its influence and impact on organizational culture.

The aim of the certificate is to equip professionals with graduate-level applied, relevant, and theoretical expertise in leading and supporting individuals and organizations through change. The program focuses on the application of learning in areas such as:... [-]


Online Graduate Certificate of Engineering in Electronic Packaging

University of Maryland, A. James Clark School of Engineering
Online Full time Part time 1 - 5 years January 2019 USA College Park + 1 more

Our electronic packaging Graduate Certificate in Engineering leverages the university's unique strength in reliability along with its expertise in electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, materials science, and business to empower students to further careers in areas such as avionics, automotive electronics, industrial motor drives, military electronics, and medical equipment. [+]

Top Graduate Certificates Online. Admission Requirements A bachelor's degree in engineering from an accredited institution. Completion of calculus I, II, and III and differential equations. Courses in thermodynamics, fluid mechanics, heat transfer, and structural mechanics (equivalent of ENES220) are recommended. Completed applications are reviewed and considered for admission on a case-by-case basis. [-]

Teaching Technical Communication Graduate Certificate

Texas Tech University Worldwide eLearning
Online Full time 15 hours September 2019 USA USA Online

The Graduate Certificate in Teaching Technical Communication, offered by the Department of English, helps students seeking to build their credentials as teachers of technical communication. [+]

Teaching Technical Communication Graduate Certificate

The Graduate Certificate in Teaching Technical Communication, offered by the Department of English, helps students seeking to build their credentials as teachers of technical communication. In particular, it is designed to serve students wishing to retool their English degrees to develop teaching expertise in technical communication and to support international institutions needing to provide faculty and students with instruction in how to teach technical communication. The certificate requires a minimum of 15 hours of either online or onsite courses, including two courses in the theoretical foundations of technical communication and rhetoric and a third course on teaching technical and professional communication. Students choose two elective courses in the Technical Communication and Rhetoric program to complete the certificate—one from the advanced theory courses and the other from advanced practice courses.... [-]


Graduate Certificate in Emergency Preparedness (Online)

Benedictine University
Online Full time Part time 32 weeks Open Enrollment USA Lisle Chicago + 2 more

The courses will equip you with the essential abilities needed from a public health standpoint to prepare for and prevent disasters, assess risk, communicate with organizations and populations, make decisions and take action according to established models and practices, and aid in the recovery process. [+]

The Emergency Preparedness certificate can be earned in conjunction with your Master’s or as a stand-alone Graduate Certificate. The courses will equip you with the essential abilities needed from a public health standpoint to prepare for and prevent disasters, assess risk, communicate with organizations and populations, make decisions and take action according to established models and practices, and aid in the recovery process. Upon completion of the program you will be able to: - Coordinate or implement programs and plans related to emergency preparedness, response, and/or recovery - Assist states or communities to plan and implement community development programs for emergency and disaster management - Assist with the development of educational and training materials for disaster-relief initiatives - Provide summaries and progress reports to senior level management and program directors - Provide support to law enforcement, fire safety services and other public safety agencies that deal with disaster planning ... [-]


Certificate of Graduate Studies in Leadership - CGS

Regent University School of Global Leadership & Entrepreneurship
Online Part time September 2019 USA Virginia Beach

The Certificate of Graduate Studies in Leadership is offered via the Internet from start to completion. No on-campus residency is required. [+]

The Certificate of Graduate Studies in Leadership is offered via the Internet from start to completion. No on-campus residency is required. Students interact and attend classes online through threaded discussions, e-mail, audio and video computer-based presentations and electronic information access. Conducted online, the Certificate of Graduate Studies in Leadership uses autonomous learning methods that require students to learn independently, but not alone.

Degree Requirements

The maximum timeframe for completing the program is five years. However, we have seen many students complete the program within a much shorter period of time. The CGS leadership development program is a 15-credit-hour graduate-level certificate designed to enhance a person's leadership abilities and provide practical application of values-based leadership within a variety of organizations.... [-]


Graduate Certificate in Project Management

Columbia Southern University
Online Part time September 2019 USA Orange Beach

Columbia Southern University recognizes that there is a growing desire of many within the workforce for focused training in a professional specialization. [+]

Columbia Southern University recognizes that there is a growing desire of many within the workforce for focused training in a professional specialization.

To meet this need, CSU offers Graduate Certificate Programs which fully utilize courses from the CSU degree concentrations.

Graduate Certificate Programs

Students select four courses (12 semester credit hours) from a graduate concentration to earn a graduate level certificate in the concentration area.

Curriculum

MBA 6931 - Project Management Strategy and Tactics MBA 6941 - Managing Project Teams MBA 6951 - Managing Complex Projects MBA 6961 - Project Management

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Educational Specialist (Ed.S.) Degree in Library Education Media (Online)

Alabama State University The Harold Lloyd Murphy Graduate School
Online Full time Part time 1 year August 2019 USA Montgomery + 1 more

Candidates for the AA Level, Ed.S in Library Education Media, come from various school library settings-- rural, urban and suburban. The AA candidates represent diverse ethnic and cultural backgrounds. They bring to the course of study their expertise in the areas of collection development, curriculum support, technology integration, peer collaboration, media management, and legal issues. During the course of their professional studies, candidates engage in courses that enrich their research skills, assist in refining curriculum connections between the media center and the classroom, allow them to focus attention on legal issues related to school media programs, and foster growth in content areas. The required LEM courses engage candidates in reflective thinking as they discuss topics, engage in research, and design materials that demonstrate they are decision-makers. [+]

Candidates for the AA Level, Ed.S in Library Education Media, come from various school library settings-- rural, urban and suburban. The AA candidates represent diverse ethnic and cultural backgrounds. They bring to the course of study their expertise in the areas of collection development, curriculum support, technology integration, peer collaboration, media management, and legal issues. During the course of their professional studies, candidates engage in courses that enrich their research skills, assist in refining curriculum connections between the media center and the classroom, allow them to focus attention on legal issues related to school media programs, and foster growth in content areas. The required LEM courses engage candidates in reflective thinking as they discuss topics, engage in research, and design materials that demonstrate they are decision-makers. Candidates for the Ed. S. in Library Education Media may pursue one of two options: Thesis Option: In lieu of an internship, AA level candidates are required to participate in field-based action research. Education Specialists must complete two semesters of thesis research. The thesis must focus on a topic that promotes action in the area of the P-12 media center. It is a formal process that includes permission from the University Office of Institutional Research, a thesis committee, and a thesis oral defense. All candidates at the AA level must take a comprehensive exam after completing course requirements. Non-thesis Option: In lieu of an internship, AA level candidates are required to participate in field-based action research. This option requires the completion of two semesters... [-]


Classroom Technology Integrationist

UMaineOnline (University of Maine)
Online Full time Part time September 2019 USA Orono

This certificate is designed to provide classroom teachers with the knowledge and skills to integrate the technology currently within their schools and districts. [+]

General Overview Graduate Certificate in Classroom Technology Integrationist

A collaborative certificate between the University of Maine, the University of Maine Farmington, and the University of Southern Maine K-12 classroom teachers are increasing their use of technology across curriculum areas. This certificate is designed to provide classroom teachers with the knowledge and skills to integrate the technology currently within their schools. Learner outcomes will be around advancing student learning, creativity, and innovation in both face-to-face and virtual environments; design, development, and evaluation of authentic learning experience and assessment using contemporary tools; and finally learner outcomes will include global societal issues and responsibilities in the digital age. This certificate is designed to provide classroom teachers with the knowledge and skills to integrate the technology currently within their schools and districts. Educational Objectives:... [-]


Graduate Certificate - Nonprofit Management (Online)

Indiana University Bloomington - School of Public and Environmental Affairs (SPEA Connect)
Online Full time 1 year August 2019 USA Bloomington

If you’re looking to increase your knowledge and skill level in the world of nonprofits but are unable to complete a full MPA, our Nonprofit Management Certificate may be a great option for you. [+]

Gain a better understanding of the nonprofit sector and nonprofit management issues

If you’re looking to increase your knowledge and skill level in the world of nonprofits but are unable to complete a full MPA, our Nonprofit Management Certificate may be a great option for you. In only 15 credit hours, you’ll gain a better understanding of the nonprofit sector and nonprofit management issues. This certificate can strengthen your performance in areas such as:

Fundraising and development Managing nonprofit social services Parks and recreation

Our online certificates are quick—you can complete one in a year—but challenging. Like all SPEA programs, the curriculum is rigorous. But the effort you put forth will make your long-term professional goals reachable. ... [-]


Graduate Certificate Program

EC Council University
Online Full time September 2019 USA USA Online

EC-Council University’s Graduate Certificate Program focuses on the competencies necessary for information assurance professionals to become managers, directors and CIOs. [+]

Graduate Certificate Program Digital Forensics Disaster Recovery Executive Information Assurance Information Security Professional IT Analyst

EC-Council University’s Graduate Certificate Program focuses on the competencies necessary for information assurance professionals to become managers, directors, and CIOs. Students will experience not only specialized technical training in a variety of IT security areas, but they will also acquire an understanding of organizational structure and behavior, the skills to work within and across that organizational structure, and the ability to analyze and navigate its hierarchy successfully. Each certificate targets skills and understandings specific to particular roles in the IT security framework of an organization. The certificates can be taken singly or as a progressive set of five–each building on the one before it to move students from IT practitioner skill levels to IT executive skill levels.... [-]