Stand-Alone Certificate Guidelines

Students can apply to a certificate program as a separate program.

Stand-Alone Certificates Guidelines

  1. Stand-alone certificates appear on the student’s academic record (transcript).
  2. Not all stand-alone certificates are Title IV eligible.
  3. Courses completed for a certificate may be applied to satisfy requirements in a degree program, unless otherwise designated by the academic unit(s) offering the certificates.
  4. Students must meet residency requirements to receive each certificate or complete a minimum number of courses to receive each certificate.
  5. All courses counting toward the certificate must be taken on a letter-grade basis and be completed with a grade of C or higher with a minimum GPA of 2.7 for the certificate.
  6. Students may be a degree-seeking or non-degree seeking student when enrolling in a certificate.
  7. Admission requirements for certificate-seeking students are listed in the description of the certificates.
  8. Certificates will be granted only to students who have satisfied the requirements as listed in the catalog.
  9. Award of the certificate will be posted by the registrar to the academic record (transcript), and the registrar’s office will issue a certificate of completion.