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An graduate certificate program can give a student an additional level of education beyond a bachelor's or master's degree. Designed for working professionals, these are excellent tools for career advancement and ongoing education in changing industries.

What Are Graduate Certificate Programs?

Graduate certificate programs are programs offered to students who have already attained undergraduate degrees and wish to have further training, without a further degree. Typically shorter in duration than graduate degree programs, they offer valuable help and training.

What Are the Benefits of Taking a Graduate Certificate?

With a graduate certificate, students gain deeper understanding of their chosen career field. This often leads to increased earning potential as well. Also, graduate certificates can help workers stay up-to-date with changes in their industries.

How Much Does it Cost to Take a Graduate Certificate?

The cost of a graduate certificate will vary widely based on the location of study and the university or college chosen. Because they are typically shorter, these programs are also typically cheaper than similar graduate degree programs.

What Kind of Career Improvement Can You Expect with a Graduate Certificate?

Working professionals will often pursue graduate certificates when they are looking to solidify a raise or promotion. The additional training shows they are serious about their careers and are committed to further learning.

Why Take an Online Graduate Certificate?

If you are a busy professional, you may not have time to go back to traditional school. Studying for your graduate certificate online allows you to receive the training you need and want without having to spend hours at school.

Where to Take a Graduate Certificate?

Graduate certificates are available through trade schools and colleges or universities that offer graduate level training. These certificates can be found at schools across the globe.

How to Apply to a Graduate Certificate?

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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Niels Brock Copenhagen Business College

We offer a one-year Pre-Master programme, our Graduate Certificate in International Business, which qualifies students to apply for admission to the Master's Degree in In ... [+]

We offer a one-year Pre-Master programme, our Graduate Certificate in International Business, which qualifies students to apply for admission to the Master's Degree in International Business and Management at Niels Brock Copenhagen Business College or the De Montfort University.

Preparing you for your Master degree

The Graduate Certificate in International Business (Pre-Master) at Niels Brock Copenhagen Business College is a one year programme designed for students who have already completed their Bachelor degree who wish to qualify for admission to the MSc in International Business and Management programme, offered at Niels Brock Copenhagen Business College, in partnership with De Montfort University in Leicester, UK.... [-]

Denmark Copenhagen
September 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
College Australia

Make significant independent judgments about major planning, design, and management. Apply your knowledge in the field of learning and skills development. ... [+]

Business at CA

Ready for that next step? Want a role where you can make significant independent judgments in major planning, design, operational and management functions at a high level. Gain substantial specialized skills and apply knowledge in the field of learning and capability development.

This qualification reflects the roles of individuals who apply substantial specialized skills and knowledge in the field of learning and capability development. In these roles, they make significant high-level independent judgments in major planning, design, operational and management functions within highly varied or specialized contexts. It may also relate to professionals or managers in registered training organizations (RTOs) seeking to advance organizational learning and capability.... [-]

Australia Southport
July 2019
Part-time
6 months
Campus
Madonna University

The graduate certificate in Online Instruction provides a theoretical and practical basis for developing online instruction in a variety of settings, including higher edu ... [+]

Why Study Online Instruction at Madonna University? Gain essential knowledge of instruction in online environments The certificate can be completed in one calendar year Learn from faculty members who are experts in the field Can transition directly into the MAT in Online Teaching and eLearning, if desired Program Overview

The graduate certificate in Online Instruction provides a theoretical and practical basis for developing online instruction in a variety of settings, including higher education and corporate training. Structured with the adult learner in mind, the certificate allows students to explore online pedagogy and instructional design principles to develop courses and training dedicated to the online environment. Students will also develop an understanding of the ethical and legal standards of online teaching and eLearning.... [-]

USA Livonia
September 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
Purdue Polytechnic Institute – Center for Professional Studies

If you’re looking to advance within the challenging, specialized world of aviation, Purdue’s Graduate Certificate in Aviation Safety Management will help you gain knowled ... [+]

Rolling Admissions - Accepting Applications Now

If you’re looking to advance within the challenging, specialized world of aviation, Purdue’s Graduate Certificate in Aviation Safety Management will help you gain knowledge to develop, lead, and execute effective aviation safety programs. Taught by professors with distinguished educational backgrounds and work experience in civilian aviation, military aviation and governmental roles, our industry-specific courses will prepare you for numerous aviation roles.

Economic forecasts suggest that a steady increase in traveling passenger and air cargo requirements will fuel a dramatic expansion of the aviation industry, and require a complete restructuring of the existing air transportation system architecture. This industry growth is generating a wide range of opportunities in the aviation industry for individuals who possess aviation and aerospace management skills such as managing risks, safety systems development, and related interdisciplinary skills.... [-]

USA West Lafayette
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 3 years
Online
Culinary Institute of Barcelona

Managing a restaurant successfully is a challenge due to its complexity. The successful management of a restaurant involves more than offering a balanced menu designed to ... [+]

Managing a restaurant successfully is a challenge due to its complexity. The successful management of a restaurant involves more than offering a balanced menu designed to generate revenue. A number of factors play a role in the management of a restaurant: the ability to form a relationship with clients, prospecting for business in digital media, the ability to effectively respond to demand, forming relationships based on trust and being able to deal with suppliers are factors that play a role in the management of a restaurant.

Control over these factors is crucial in order to be able to implement in a secure and coherent manner everything we have discussed and planned for our business. This is a sector in a state of constant change, where competition is fierce and where one must respond to customer expectations. As a result, novelty and trends must be tools that help us improve and manage our business on its path to success.... [-]

Spain Barcelona
May 2019
Part-time
11 months
Campus
St John's College

For those who wish to acquire an advanced study in theology through a short programme, we offer a Graduate Certificate in theology, ministry, and mission, validated by Du ... [+]

For those who wish to acquire an advanced study in theology through a short programme, we offer a Graduate Certificate in theology, ministry, and mission, validated by Durham University as part of the Common Awards scheme. In this part-time course, you will study level 5 and 6 modules, usually over one year.

This is an accessible course designed for those who have a degree in another subject, and want to reflect on the Christian relevance of their professional & personal circumstances. Many have studied in the context of secular or church-related employment as a way to explore their vocation and become better equipped for ministry and mission. It is a distance learning course that will fit around your work and other commitments.... [-]

United Kingdom Nottingham
September 2019
Part-time
1 year
Online
Seton Hall University, School of Diplomacy and International Relations

Learn about the UN's day-to-day concerns and realities directly from its officials and other experts. Study human resources management in international organizations and ... [+]

Since 1945, the United Nations has served as a vital arena for international diplomacy. Our certificate program in UN Studies offers a deep understanding of the UN and how it operates, including the promise and limits of international cooperation. This knowledge is valuable for a wide range of students and professionals involved or interested in an international career, including:

Members of the United Nations Association of the USA and supporters of the UN Foundation UN personnel Diplomats assigned to Permanent Missions to the UN Employees of international organizations Educators affiliated with model United Nations programs

Over the course of the program, you'll become well-versed in how the policy community utilizes — and seeks to reform — the UN. We'll help you to sharpen your policy development and op-ed writing skills, expand your network and ultimately be ready to apply your experience to careers in non-profit/NGO organizations, education, government and private agencies. ... [-]

USA South Orange
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 year
Online & Campus Combined
Kennesaw State University

Given the ease of global communication (especially due to the Internet), the increasing dependence on English as an international link language, the expansion of corporat ... [+]

Graduate Certificate in Professional Writing for International Audiences

A four-course, non-degree program, this Certificate is designed for professionals who write for, or work with, an international population.

Given the ease of global communication (especially due to the Internet), the increasing dependence on English as an international link language, the expansion of corporate interests worldwide, and the rapid growth of international residents in metro Atlanta, this Certificate fulfills a vital communicative need in a variety of professional settings. Business professionals may incorporate insight gained from the Certificate into their international corporate documents by preparing them with an increased awareness of cultural and linguistic nuances of English varieties around the world. For example, a growing body of scholarship has documented how Asian English (e.g., Singaporean, Indian, and Malaysian) differs from Standard American English due to the cultural contexts of its users. An awareness of these differences will allow business professionals to avoid communicative breakdowns due to differences in culture and English usage. Similarly, educators (college, high school, corporate trainers) will benefit from this Certificate by understanding the language variety and rhetorical strategies used by writers from other countries whose use of English may differ from that of their U.S. counterparts. Educators who are aware of these differences can use this insight in classrooms, particularly in cases when international students work with American students on writing projects and other classroom activities. This Certificate will also benefit professionals working in non-profit organizations, government employees, and others who work with or write for a large... [-]

USA Kennesaw
September 2019
Full-time
Campus
Kansas State University Global Campus

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

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:... [-]

USA USA Online
May 2019
40 weeks
Online
Suzhou Centennial College

Centennial College’s International Business Management program ensures you obtain the key industry knowledge you need to successfully conduct business on a global s ... [+]

Credential: Graduate Certificate Program Length: 1 year/ 3 semesters

Centennial College’s International Business Management program ensures you obtain the key industry knowledge you need to successfully conduct business on a global scale in any international corporate environment.

A global perspective on business is unique in that professionals must have knowledge of specialized International Business Management topics such as:

International business law International finance and banking International marketing International entrepreneurship and innovation Global business research and analysis International business planning Corporate social responsibility and international development Business networking ... [-]
China Suzhou
September 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
Centennial College

The Public Relations – Corporate Communications program takes just two semesters to complete and is one of the most highly regarded public relations (PR) programs in Toro ... [+]

Program Overview

The Public Relations – Corporate Communications program takes just two semesters to complete and is one of the most highly regarded public relations (PR) programs in Toronto.

The courses in this Public Relation graduate certificate program, which is based at the Story Arts Centre campus, reflect the thinking that no two days in PR are alike. The industry experts who teach the courses ensure you:

Learn to research, write, plan, edit, design and implement everything from strategic communications plans and employee newsletters to gala dinners for hundreds of people. Gain an understanding of how communications strategies influence employee attitudes, shift stakeholders' opinions and tell an organization's story to the media. Connect with the PR industry. ... [-]
Canada Toronto
September 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
Sault College

Our unique location on the border to the United States, will allow you to explore the world of international business studies only minutes away. ... [+]

Business Management (2102) 1 Year - 2 Semesters Ontario College Graduate Certificate

Program Overview

Our Business Management program was higher than the provincial average in 2014 with a rating of 95% in student satisfaction.

This eight-month program, unique in the province of Ontario, is designed for those who dont have a business-related background or education, but recognize the importance of having key knowledge of business to enhance job prospects and for advancement in their careers. In only a few months, you will develop the skills in the key areas of management, marketing, accounting, finance, human resource management and other critical business-related functions, while earning a graduate certificate from a recognized post-secondary program. Most other college programs take two years to give you the level of study you will gain at Sault College in less than one. Business knowledge is recognized as a necessary piece of ones portfolio when actively seeking exciting opportunities in the domestic and global marketplace. In today`s economy, employers seek what this program will provide you: the skills required to solve problems, make decisions, and perform a multitude of tasks, all with a strong foundation of what it takes to lead and succeed. ... [-]

Canada Sault Ste. Marie
September 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
Texas Tech University in the Hill Country

The 12-hour Graduate Certificate in Essentials of Business provides tools for a wide variety of business areas, including accounting, finance, management, ISQS, and marke ... [+]

Essentials of Business Graduate Certificate

The 12-hour Graduate Certificate in Essentials of Business provides tools for a wide variety of business areas, including accounting, finance, management, ISQS, and marketing. Courses in this certificate may be utilized toward the M.B.A. degree at acceptance and may be used as electives in other degree programs.

Graduate Certificates

The Rawls College of Business recognizes that many qualified individuals would like to obtain advanced knowledge but cannot commit to a full degree program. A certificate demonstrates an individual's desire to master his/her field or to seek new knowledge about a particular area of interest. Knowledge gained can improve job performance. A certificate can enhance a resume and help the individual stand out in a competitive job market.... [-]

USA Fredericksburg Marble Falls
June 2019
Full-time
Part-time
12 hours
Campus
University of Missouri Truman School of Public Affairs

An online graduate certificate in public management from MU will help you hone your administrative and managerial skills. If you want to lead policy change and promote tr ... [+]

Graduate Certificate: Public Management

An online graduate certificate in public management from MU will help you hone your administrative and managerial skills. If you want to lead policy change and promote transparency and fairness in public service, this may be the certificate for you.

This 12-hour graduate certificate provides the administrative skills for ethical, effective leadership and management roles in the public service.

Students who complete the certificate will be well positioned to begin or advance in a public service career, with many expecting to pursue management careers in state and local governments.

Course work covers

Budgeting and finances Hu... [-]
USA Columbia
June 2019
Full-time
1 - 2 years
Online
Durham College

As more organizations rely on data to drive corporate planning and decision-making, increasingly sophisticated business intelligence and data tools are being used to meet ... [+]

As more organizations rely on data to drive corporate planning and decision-making, increasingly sophisticated business intelligence and data tools are being used to meet the need for extensive data collection and manipulation. This allows the industry to quickly respond to organizational and market opportunities. The Data Analytics for Business Decision Making graduate certificate will prepare you for a career in this high-demand area by teaching you the knowledge and skills that you need to support real-world business decision-making and planning through data insights, data management, and data science.

Organizations are relying more than ever before on their internal and external data sources to drive business planning, decision-making, and problem-solving. Business intelligence and Big Data tools accomplish this by enabling unprecedented data collection and manipulation to permit organizations to respond quickly to market changes/opportunities. The need for graduates with these skills is growing at a rapid rate across all industries. ... [-]

Canada Whitby
September 2019
Full-time
2 semesters
Campus