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Certificates

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Expand your expertise through either academic certificates (at the graduate and undergraduate levels) that follow the U's academic calendar or professional development certificates composed of short courses. 

Undergraduate Certificates

Tuition: $512.30/credit (resident); nonresident tuition varies
Credits: 54 minimum (60 required for admission)
Day, evening, and online courses available

We are currently not accepting any new applications for admission.

Tuition: $512.30/credit (resident); nonresident tuition varies
Credits: 15 (60 required for admission)
Offered primarily online

Enhance your ability to compete in the marketplace with a credential that gives you the know-how to make business decisions in an effective, innovative, and ethical way.

Tuition: $512.30/credit (resident); nonresident tuition varies
Credits: 19 (45 required for admission)
Designed for working professionals

Gain an in-depth understanding of the design, technology, communication, and management skills required for career advancement in construction.

Tuition: $512.30/credit (resident); nonresident tuition varies
Credits: 19 (45 required for admission)
Offered completely online

​​​​​​This certificate is a multidisciplinary program with coursework that covers real-world knowledge of the complete building life cycle. 

Tuition: $512.30/credit (resident); nonresident tuition varies
Credits: 21 (45 required for admission)
Partially online

Improve your chances of moving into a position where you could make an immediate, valuable impact on the delivery and management of care. 

Tuition: $512.30/credit (resident); nonresident tuition varies
Credits: 18 for one specialization, 24 for two
All courses offered in the evening and online

Advance your career with a credential from a world-class university and gain access to the latest digital language technology.

Tuition: $512.30/credit (resident); nonresident tuition varies
Credits: 14 (45 required for admission)
Designed for working professionals

Develop the knowledge and skills to design, implement, and maintain the IT infrastructure that organizations need to manage daily business practices.

Tuition: $512.30/credit (resident); nonresident tuition varies
Credits: 16 (45 required for admission)
Blended classroom/online; fully online

The Manufacturing Operations Management certificate will no longer be accepting admissions applications for fall 2020 and beyond.

Graduate Certificate

Tuition: $900.00/credit (resident and nonresident)
Credits: 12
Offered entirely online!

An online, graduate-level certificate aimed at clinical, occupational, educational, and research-involved professionals nationally and internationally who want to broaden their knowledge of human sexuality. 

Tuition: $1,400 per credit
Credits: 12
A new certificate offered entirely online

Gain the business and leadership skills to boost your career in the government sector, nonprofit agencies, international organizations, corporations, and more. 

Professional Development Certificates

Cost: $2,502, reflects 10% discount for registering all courses in certificate at once
Credits: 36 contact hours, 3.6 CEUs
5 required courses

Gain a solid understanding of Agile philosophy and the supporting methodologies such as Scrum, Lean, eXtreme Programming, and Kanban.

Cost: $4,120, reflects 10% discount for registering all courses in certificate at once
Credits: 60 contact hours, 6.0 CEUs
6 required and 1 elective

Hone your skills to document business requirements and translate them into functional design as the main liaison between business and IT departments.

Cost: $3,582, reflects 10% discount for registering all courses in certificate at once
Credits: 48 contact hours/4.8 CEUs
4 required courses

Reduce costs, shorten service/cycle time, enhance customer value, and maintain high quality with this BPI skill set.

Cost: $1,890, reflects 10% discount for registering all courses in certificate at once
Credits: 30 contact hours/3.0 CEUs
5 required courses

Gain support for your positions in a way that avoids misunderstandings and conveys information in an appropriate manner and tone.

Cost: $3,780, reflects 10% discount for registering all courses in certificate at once
Credits: 60 contact hours/6.0 CEUs
7 required, 3 elective courses

Get the top skills employers are seeking: exceptional writing, speaking, teamwork, customer service, critical thinking, and business communications.

Cost: For pricing, call (612) 424-8605

Gain skills in networking, systems, web technologies, databases, and defensive and offensive cybersecurity. Part time (24 weeks).

Cost: For pricing, call (612) 424-8605

Learn to bring data to life while building a robust portfolio of work, and receive career planning services such as one-on-one career coaching. Part time (24 weeks).

Cost: For pricing, call (612) 424-8605

Be part of the digital revolution with the fundamental skills needed for all stages of web development. Part time (24 weeks) or full time (12 weeks) options.

Cost: $3,780-$3,942, reflects 10% discount for registering all courses in certificate at once
Credits: 60 contact hours/6.0 CEUs
Required courses: 9−10

Get up-to-date human resource practices at the technical, operational, and strategic management levels.

Cost: $4,050
Credits: 60 contact hours/6.0 CEUs
September 14 to November 22, 2020

Get equipped with the tools to design interactive, virtual learning experiences in a changing technology landscape.

Cost: $3,024, reflects 10% discount for registering for all courses in certificate at once
Credits: 48 contact hours, 4.8 CEUs
7 required, 1 elective

Build a strong foundation of in-demand leadership skills such as collaboration, critical thinking, conflict management, and time management.

Cost: $3640-$3793.50, reflects 10% discount for registering all courses in certificate at once
Credits: 60 contact hours/6.0 CEUs
4 required and 2 elective courses

Achieve team success and drive bottom-line performance with enhanced critical thinking, communication, and leadership skills.

Cost: $3,577.50, reflects 10% discount for registering all courses in certificate at once
Credits: 54 contact hours/5.4 CEUs
5 required courses

Reach organizational goals while improving both performance and people as a leader and change agent.

Cost: $2,916, reflects 10% discount for registering all courses in certificate at once
Credits: 48 contact hours/4.8 CEUs
4 required courses, 1 elective

Determine the best way to improve performance through thoughtful analysis of training needs, skill gaps, and organization goals.

Cost: $4,190, reflects 10% discount for registering all courses in certificate at once
Credits: 60 contact hours/6.0 CEUs
6 required and 3 elective courses

Lay a solid foundation of knowledge and interpersonal skills needed to be an effective project manager.

Cost: $680/course
Credits: 30 contact hours/3.0 CEUs
Fall 2019 and Spring 2020

Gain comprehensive understanding of public works functions, including administration, communications, operations, and maintenance.

Cost: $3,883.50, reflects 10% discount for registering all courses in certificate at once
Credits: 60 contact hours/6.0 CEUs
5 required courses and 3 electives

Enhance the productivity and progress of those who report directly to you through teamwork, commitment, and effective delegation.

Cost: For pricing, call (612) 424-8605

Access the creative and lucrative field of user experience and user interface design through this immersive program in UX/UI design. Part time (24 weeks).

Let's Connect

  • If you are interested in an Undergraduate Certificate, email ccapsinfo@umn.edu.
  • If you are interested in a Graduate Certificate, contact Enrollment Advisor Steve Wicks at ccapssteve@umn.edu.
  • If you are interested in a Professional Development Certificate, connect with Enrollment Advisor Lisa Beckham at beckh018@umn.edu.