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An undergraduate certificate program is a program designed for certain careers and trades that do not require a full college degree. These programs can be an affordable way to get started in your career successfully.

What Are Undergraduate Certificate Programs?

Undergraduate certificate programs are programs that earn the learner a certificate in the field of choice. These are typically reserved for trade school type programs, such as beauty schools, electrician training and similar career fields. A certificate shows a certain level of understanding has been attained, but is not the same as degree in the field.

What Are the Benefits of Taking an Undergraduate Certificate?

An undergraduate certificate can get your foot in the door for a variety of fields. These certificates show you have the basic training necessary to perform the work in your chosen degree field. 

How Much Does it Cost to Take an Undergraduate Certificate?

Undergraduate certificates typically cost less than a bachelor's degree program, but the actual cost will vary depending on the school chosen and the type of certificate being pursued.

What Kind of Career Improvement Can You Expect with an Undergraduate Certificate?

An undergraduate certificate is the most basic training you will need to start a career in a variety of fields. By receiving one, you will be able to begin your chosen career.


Why Take an Online Undergraduate Certificate?

Studying for your undergraduate certificate online frees your time to pursue work or other educational experiences. Online schooling allows you to fit your training around your personal schedule.

Where to Take an Undergraduate Certificate?

Almost every college has undergraduate certificates, no matter where you are located. In addition, trade schools focused on one particular industry can offer these certificates.

How to Apply to an Undergraduate 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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3-Year Course in Fashion Styling and Communication

Accademia del Lusso
Campus Full time 3 years November 2017 Italy Milan

The 3-Year Course in Fashion Styling & Communication at Accademia del Lusso Milan prepares students to work in various positions ranging from creative environments to corporate roles in the field of image and fashion communication. Working in a press office and in public relations means dealing with press campaigns, conferences, advertising, public announcements, external relations, events, exhibitions and shows, and... [+]

Undergraduate Certificate Program 2017/2018. The 3-Year Course in Fashion Styling & Communication at Accademia del Lusso Milan prepares students to work in various positions ranging from creative environments to corporate roles in the field of image and fashion communication. Working in a press office and in public relations means dealing with press campaigns, conferences, advertising, public announcements, external relations, events, exhibitions and shows, and everything that transmits the style and identity of a brand operating in the fashion & luxury sector. Each year of the programme has a specific function. The first year is preparatory, and provides students with the basic training and the main references and tools needed to understand the world of fashion and luxury. The second year takes a methodological approach, as it allows students to acquire professional and specialist knowledge. The third and final year sums all the competencies learned in the previous years and focuses on the realisation of a Thesis Project. Career prospects Communication Manager, Fashion Editor, Editorial Stylist, Fashion Show Stylist, Celebrity Stylist, Research Consultant, Event Manager, Fashion Show Director, PR Manager, Image Consultant, Personal Shopper. Internship opportunities Accademia del Lusso Milan offers those who successfully complete the 3-Year Course in Fashion Styling & Communication the opportunity to be considered for an internship position thanks to the many links the school has with brands and businesses in the fashion and design sectors. These opportunities are offered to students who have attended the course and who have demonstrated a strong motivation to work in... [-]

3-Year Course in Fashion Brand Management

Accademia del Lusso
Campus Full time 3 years November 2017 Italy Milan

The 3-Year Course in Fashion Brand Management at Accademia del Lusso Milan aims to shape students into fashion professionals with highly transferable skills. Students learn how to understand the reasons behind the success or failure of a fashion collection, with the aim of increasing a fashion brand’s value by strengthening or more suitably defining its image and enhancing the advertising communication of a brand or... [+]

Within the area of Fashion Brand Management, directed at creating value and brand development, significant business fields and numerous professional figures need to be coordinated. The brand has the important task of transmitting product identity. Specifically, within the fashion and luxury goods industry, the brand expresses the style of whoever buys the product or service. The 3-Year Course in Fashion Brand Management at Accademia del Lusso Milan aims to shape students into fashion professionals with highly transferable skills. Students learn how to understand the reasons behind the success or failure of a fashion collection, with the aim of increasing a fashion brand’s value by strengthening or more suitably defining its image and enhancing the advertising communication of a brand or specific product type. Students will learn how to combine trends and aesthetic/style evolutions with the interests of the business operating within the fashion and design markets, and how to reposition a product where this may be necessary. Each year of the programme has a specific function. The first year is preparatory, and provides students with the basic training and the main references and tools needed to understand the world of fashion and luxury. The second year takes a methodological approach, as it allows students to acquire professional and specialist knowledge. The third and final year sums all the competencies learned in the previous years and focuses on the realisation of a Thesis Project. Career prospects Brand Manager, Marketing Manager, Product & Project Manager, Retail Manager, Visual Merchandiser, Sales Manager, Buyer,... [-]

3-Year Course in Fashion Design

Accademia del Lusso
Campus Full time 3 years November 2017 Italy Milan

The 3-Year Course in Fashion Design at Accademia del Lusso Milan gives students working skills and strategic ability in order to shape them into professionals who are able to plan, design, develop and produce fashion collections that are in line with market demands... [+]

Undergraduate Certificate Program 2017/2018. The 3-Year Course in Fashion Design at Accademia del Lusso Milan gives students working skills and strategic ability in order to shape them into professionals who are able to plan, design, develop and produce fashion collections that are in line with market demands. The aim of the course is to provide students with the necessary skills to be able to design and create entire collections that are competitive and valid both from a commercial and a creative point of view. Students develop skills in design, drawing, pattern making and sewing as well as learning research skills and essential collection planning techniques used in the fashion job market. Each year of the programme has a specific function. The first year is preparatory, and provides students with the basic training and the main references and tools needed to understand the world of fashion and luxury. The second year centers around the development of a collection, from the concept, to the creative realisation of it. The third and final year sums all the competencies learned in the previous years and puts them into practice through the acquisition of pattern making and sewing skills. It aims at the development of a Thesis Project. Career prospects Fashion Designer, Fashion Graphic Designer, Fashion Graphic Illustrator, Fashion Coordinator, Assistant Designer, Product Manager, Trend Researcher, Fashion Consultant, Pattern Maker, CAD Operator, Dressmaker/Tailor, Dressmaking Technician, Quality Controller, Product Developer. Internship opportunities Accademia del Lusso Milan offers those who successfully complete the 3-Year Course in Fashion... [-]

Undergraduate Certificate in International Relations

European College for Liberal Studies
Campus Full time September 2018 Spain Barcelona Belgium Brussels Madrid Switzerland Zurich Japan Tokyo Antwerp + 7 more

Undergraduate Certificate in International Relations (30 credits) [+]

Undergraduate Certificate in International Relations (30 credits) Courses Undergraduate courses are divided into core courses and specialization courses (relevant to a major or minor). Electives can be chosen from any of the scheduled courses offered at the undergraduate level. Specialization courses are scheduled based on enrollments and may not be available at all campuses. Specialization courses scheduled are available to all students also as electives. Students are recommended to complete courses and earn credits at the highest level possible. Program requirements Total 30 credits Courses (minor) 20 credits / 4 courses Electives 10 credits / 2 courses Switching to another program once the studies have started is possible as long as the program requirements are met by the end of the studies. Therefore, the decision to switch should be made as early as possible to avoid not meeting the program requirements within the intended program duration. Admission requirements proficiency in the English language (refer to the admission section for further details) high school diploma that allows access to higher education in the country of origin Students who are 17 or older who have completed less than 12 years of formal education and who do not hold a high school diploma that allows access to higher education in the country of origin should earn up to an additional 60 credits in the Undergraduate Foundation program. CAREER PERSPECTIVES Our study programs and courses are career-oriented in nature and provide students with a high level of flexibility throughout their undergraduate studies. Focusing on... [-]

Undergraduate Certificate in European Studies

European College for Liberal Studies
Campus Full time September 2018 Spain Barcelona Belgium Brussels Madrid Switzerland Zurich Japan Tokyo Antwerp + 7 more

Undergraduate Certificate in European Studies (30 credits) [+]

Undergraduate Certificate Program 2017/2018. Undergraduate Certificate in European Studies (30 credits) Courses Undergraduate courses are divided into core courses and specialization courses (relevant to a major or minor). Electives can be chosen from any of the scheduled courses offered at the undergraduate level. Specialization courses are scheduled based on enrollments and may not be available at all campuses. Specialization courses scheduled are available to all students also as electives. Students are recommended to complete courses and earn credits at the highest level possible. Program requirements Total 30 credits Courses (minor) 20 credits / 4 courses Electives 10 credits / 2 courses Switching to another program once the studies have started is possible as long as the program requirements are met by the end of the studies. Therefore, the decision to switch should be made as early as possible to avoid not meeting the program requirements within the intended program duration. Admission requirements proficiency in the English language (refer to the admission section for further details) high school diploma that allows access to higher education in the country of origin Students who are 17 or older who have completed less than 12 years of formal education and who do not hold a high school diploma that allows access to higher education in the country of origin should earn up to an additional 60 credits in the Undergraduate Foundation program. CAREER PERSPECTIVES Our study programs and courses are career-oriented in nature and provide students with a high level of flexibility throughout their... [-]

Undergraduate Certificate in Communication Studies

European College for Liberal Studies
Campus Full time September 2018 Spain Barcelona Belgium Brussels Madrid Switzerland Zurich Japan Tokyo Antwerp + 7 more

Undergraduate Certificate in Communication Studies (30 credits) [+]

Undergraduate Certificate in Communication Studies (30 credits) Courses Undergraduate courses are divided into core courses and specialization courses (relevant to a major or minor). Electives can be chosen from any of the scheduled courses offered at the undergraduate level. Specialization courses are scheduled based on enrollments and may not be available at all campuses. Specialization courses scheduled are available to all students also as electives. Students are recommended to complete courses and earn credits at the highest level possible. Program requirements Total 30 credits Courses (minor) 20 credits / 4 courses Electives 10 credits / 2 courses Switching to another program once the studies have started is possible as long as the program requirements are met by the end of the studies. Therefore, the decision to switch should be made as early as possible to avoid not meeting the program requirements within the intended program duration. Admission requirements proficiency in the English language (refer to the admission section for further details) high school diploma that allows access to higher education in the country of origin Students who are 17 or older who have completed less than 12 years of formal education and who do not hold a high school diploma that allows access to higher education in the country of origin should earn up to an additional 60 credits in the Undergraduate Foundation program. CAREER PERSPECTIVES Our study programs and courses are career-oriented in nature and provide students with a high level of flexibility throughout their undergraduate studies. Focusing on... [-]

Undergraduate Certificate in Liberal Studies

European College for Liberal Studies
Campus Full time September 2018 Spain Barcelona Belgium Brussels Madrid Switzerland Zurich Japan Tokyo Antwerp + 7 more

Undergraduate Certificate in Liberal Studies (30 credits) [+]

Undergraduate Certificate Program 2017/2018. Undergraduate Certificate in Liberal Studies (30 credits) Courses Undergraduate courses are divided into core courses and specialization courses (relevant to a major or minor). Electives can be chosen from any of the scheduled courses offered at the undergraduate level. Specialization courses are scheduled based on enrollments and may not be available at all campuses. Specialization courses scheduled are available to all students also as electives. Students are recommended to complete courses and earn credits at the highest level possible. Program requirements Total 30 credits Electives 30 credits / 6 courses Switching to another program once the studies have started is possible as long as the program requirements are met by the end of the studies. Therefore, the decision to switch should be made as early as possible to avoid not meeting the program requirements within the intended program duration. Admission requirements proficiency in the English language (refer to the admission section for further details) high school diploma that allows access to higher education in the country of origin Students who are 17 or older who have completed less than 12 years of formal education and who do not hold a high school diploma that allows access to higher education in the country of origin should earn up to an additional 60 credits in the Undergraduate Foundation program. CAREER PERSPECTIVES Our study programs and courses are career-oriented in nature and provide students with a high level of flexibility throughout their undergraduate studies. Focusing on a broad range... [-]

Executive Doctor of Business Administration

Universal Business Academy
Campus or Online Part time 2 years Open Enrollment Malaysia Johor Bahru

Executive Doctor of Business Administration is a two-year applied research-based program for the professionals who wish to evaluate their managerial and professional background and develop their knowledge through a practical research in the different field of business administration which designed for managers, professionals, and executives looking to develop their management skills and knowledge. [+]

First Class (World Top 10 EDBA program) PROGRAM MODULES 1. Business Leadership (10) 2. Entrepreneurial Management (10) 3. International Marketing Management (10) 4. Financial Management (10) 5. Research Methodology (10) 6. DPP (10) 7. Thesis (60) Total 120 credits Duration - 2 Years Recognition and Accreditation: 1. Recognised by the French Ministry of National Education, Higher Education and Research 2. Accredited by Accreditation Service for International Schools, Colleges and Universities (ASIC) [-]

Undergraduate Certificate in Fashion & Lifestyle Business Management

Pearl Academy
Campus Full time Part time 3 years July 2018 India Mumbai Noida New Delhi + 3 more

The 3 Year UG Pathway in Fashion & Lifestyle Business Management imparts skills needed to run a Global and Domestic Fashion & Lifestyle Brand. [+]

Undergraduate Certificate Program 2017/2018. The 3 Year UG Pathway in Fashion & Lifestyle Business Management imparts skills needed to run a Global and Domestic Fashion & Lifestyle Brand. The curriculum is well structured to build sound grounds for Fashion & Lifestyle Business competencies in core technical areas like Fashion Product Development, Fashion Marketing, Fashion Retailing, Fashion Logistics and Operations Management, Production Planning and Control Systems, Visual Merchandising and Retail Operations. The opportunity to study a semester in an overseas institute provides exposure of global industry & different cultures. The pathway also engages students with real world experiences, so that a fair mix of theoretical knowledge and practical familiarities is achieved to foster learning. In the final year, students can opt from any one of the specialized streams as per their interest. The specializations offered by the institute are: Merchandising & Marketing, Retail Merchandising and Visual Merchandising. At the end of the last year, students will work on a final Dissertation Project which enables them to apply their knowledge on a pragmatic ground which ensures that students are adept both theoretically and practically. Duration: 3 Years Eligibility: 10+2, or equivalent, in any discipline, with minimum 50% marks Location: Delhi NCR (East & West) and Mumbai TU accreditation Course Overview The 3 Year UG Pathway in Fashion & Lifestyle Business Management imparts skills needed to run a Global and Domestic Fashion & Lifestyle Brand. An intensive appreciation of fashion business, fashion and lifestyle products, fashion marketing and retailing along with anatomy and... [-]

Travel, Tourism and Hospitality Management

Royal Business College
Campus or Online Full time Part time 2 - 3 years Open Enrollment United Kingdom Newcastle upon Tyne Serbia Serbia Online Belgrade Switzerland Geneva Manchester + 7 more

This programme links business principles with sector expertise by introducing you to the theory and practice of modern tourism. The programme also explores issues such as ecotourism and sustainable development. Holding this qualification will enable you to be confident in applying key business and management concepts to a sector which offers wide ranging career opportunities. Qualifications av [+]

This programme links business principles with sector expertise by introducing you to the theory and practice of modern tourism. The programme also explores issues such as ecotourism and sustainable development. Holding this qualification will enable you to be confident in applying key business and management concepts to a sector which offers wide ranging career opportunities. Travel and tourism contributes a total of 9.8% to world GDP - US$7.6 trillion - having risen consecutively year on year. The sector supports nearly 277 million people in employment – that’s 1 in 11 jobs on the planet (source World Travel & Tourism Council 2015). Students who finish the whole program and progress onto Top-Up will be awarded the Northumbria University degree [-]

Marketing Management

Royal Business College
Campus or Online Full time Part time 2 - 3 years Open Enrollment United Kingdom Newcastle upon Tyne Serbia Serbia Online Belgrade Switzerland Geneva Manchester + 7 more

ABE's Marketing Management programme will give you the skills to build a great career in this interesting and dynamic area of business. You will gain a combination of academic expertise and practical workplace skills, as well as a strong understanding of business in general, that will enable you to excel in a marketing role. [+]

Undergraduate Certificate Program 2017/2018. ABE's Marketing Management programme will give you the skills to build a great career in this interesting and dynamic area of business. You will gain a combination of academic expertise and practical workplace skills, as well as a strong understanding of business in general, that will enable you to excel in a marketing role. Students who finish the full course and the Top-Up will be awarded the Northumbria University Degree [-]

Human Resources Management

Royal Business College
Campus or Online Full time Part time 2 - 3 years Open Enrollment United Kingdom Newcastle upon Tyne Serbia Serbia Online Belgrade Switzerland Geneva Manchester + 7 more

ABE's Human Resource Management programme introduces you to the academic disciplines that underlie effective HR management and explores its theory, practice and strategy. It provides the expertise to enable you to excel in this sector. A strength of the qualification is that it provides a strong understanding of general business management as well as an HR specialism. [+]

ABE's Human Resource Management programme introduces you to the academic disciplines that underlie effective HR management and explores its theory, practice and strategy. It provides the expertise to enable you to excel in this sector. A strength of the qualification is that it provides a strong understanding of general business management as well as an HR specialism. At the end of the year 3 students who finish the course will be awarded Bachelors degree from Northumbria University [-]

Certificate HE in Theology & Worship

London School of Theology
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years August 2018 United Kingdom Greater London + 1 more

Compulsory modules

- Biblical Survey - Bible & World [+]

Undergraduate Certificate Program 2017/2018. Compulsory modules - Biblical Survey - Bible & World - Personal, Spiritual and Skills Formation 1 - Introduction to Christian Doctrine - Theology of Worship 1 - Worship & Music Ministry All students taking the music pathway take the following options: - Creative Music Skills 1 - Performance & Musicianship Skills 1 One option from the following: - The Rhythm of the Christian Year: Time & Worship - Intergenerational Worship 1: Youth & Worship - Communication & Multi-Media Skills in Worship All students taking the non-music pathway take the following options: - Worship & the Church 1 - Creative Worship 1 [-]

Certificate HE in Theology, Music & Worship

London School of Theology
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years August 2018 United Kingdom Greater London + 1 more

- Biblical Survey - Bible & World - Personal, Spiritual and Skills Formation [+]

Compulsory modules - Biblical Survey - Bible & World - Personal, Spiritual and Skills Formation 1 - Introduction to Christian Doctrine - Theology of Worship 1 - Worship & Music Ministry - Creative & Performance Studies 1 - Applied Music Skills Option modules (One option from the following) - The Rhythm of the Christian Year: Time & Worship - Intergenerational Worship 1: Youth & Worship - Communication & Multi-Media Skills in Worship - Performance Skills [-]

Certificate HE in Theology & Counselling

London School of Theology
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years August 2018 United Kingdom Greater London + 1 more

An introduction to the Pentateuch, History, Prophets, Wisdom and Psalms. Also, an introduction to the life and teaching of Jesus in the NT gospels, the rise and witness of the church in Acts and the NT letters. [+]

Undergraduate Certificate Program 2017/2018. Full Time students at Level 4 will study a total of 120 compulsory credits during the 2014 - 2015 academic year. Part-time students will normally take the 'TH' modules in their first part-time year (timetabled Monday and Tuesday), and the 'TC' modules in their second (timetabled Wednesdays). Module Title (Module segments) Biblical Survey (Old Testament Survey and New Testament Survey) An introduction to the Pentateuch, History, Prophets, Wisdom and Psalms. Also, an introduction to the life and teaching of Jesus in the NT gospels, the rise and witness of the church in Acts and the NT letters. Introduction to some critical methods used in biblical studies. Introduction to Christian Doctrine A survey of Christian doctrine, covering at an introductory level, topics such as Creation, Sin & Evil, Redemption etc, and also provide a basic account of Christian beliefs, pointing to the interconnections between different doctrines. Bible and World Uses biblical literature to explore several themes such a God and the word, revelation, humanity and sin etc; and to engage with issues posed by the contemporary world and culture, such as suffering, wealth and poverty, family and technology. Relational Theory Provides a Biblical view of what it means to be human and a comprehensive study of the ‘REMA' counselling model, as developed by the counselling team. This is then shown in a relational, contemporary and developmental context by comparing it to other models e.g. Christian, non-Christian and non-western contexts. Relational Practice Gives students the opportunity to apply... [-]