A Bridge From Your Ambition to a Fulfilling Career
Our online graduate certificates offer a way to build on your academic portfolio and learn new skills while keeping up with life outside of school. Whether you're looking to switch career paths and open up new doors or you're established in your field and want to break into the next level, we have programs across STEM, the humanities, business, international relations and other subjects designed to improve specific abilities. Earning a certificate can be transformative for your career, allowing you to develop new skills at a lower cost and a faster pace than a traditional degree program. Just six to 12 months can empower you to earn more, do more and be more.
Online Certificate Programs
All certificates can be earned with either four or six courses unless otherwise noted.
- Arts & Culture
- Communication Management
- Environmental Policy & Management
- Geographic Information Systems
- Global Community Engagement
- Health Informatics
- Healthcare Management
- Information & Communication Technology
- Nonprofit Leadership
- Organizational Leadership
- Professional Creative Writing
- Security Management
- Strategic Human Resources
- Supply Chain Management
- Sport Coaching
Tuition & Costs
We strive to make DU online certificate programs financially accessible for as many students as possible. While tuition for these programs is often lower than what you would pay for an on-campus program, costs vary by subject. Contact us to find out the costs associated with the certificate you'd like to pursue.Contact Us
Specialized Graduate Certificate
A fast, convenient way to add a new skill or credential, a specialized graduate certificate can help you switch job fields, advance in your current career, brush up on a specific subject area or prepare for a master's degree.
- Cost: $11,680
- Courses: 4
- Length: 6-9 months
More in-depth than the specialized certificate, a graduate certificate will provide you with a whole new toolkit of skills in the subject area of your choice. It's a great choice for equipping yourself with the knowledge required to advance to a new level in your career or for boosting your resume for a master's degree.
- Cost: Varies by program
- Courses: 6
- Length: 9-12 months
Online Certificate FAQs
Can certificate credits be applied to a higher credential such as a master’s degree?
Certificate credits may be applied into applicable degree programs, but it varies by program. Please contact the academic department for specific information.
How long do I have to complete a certificate?
Once I start my certificate program, can I change to the on-campus program?
Approval for a modality change depends on the program, but in most cases you can move between the online and campus modalities throughout your program. Please contact the appropriate academic department for more details.