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: $502.25/credit (resident); nonresident tuition varies
Credits: 54 minimum (60 required for admission)
Day, evening, and online courses available

Experience an interdisciplinary curriculum that blends accounting principles with key business knowledge to give you the well-rounded education employers seek.

Tuition: $502.25/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: $502.25/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: $502.25/credit (resident); nonresident tuition varies
Credits: 19 (45 required for admission)
Designed for working professionals

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

Tuition: $502.25/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: $502.25/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: $502.25/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: $502.25/credit (resident); nonresident tuition varies
Credits: 16 (45 required for admission)
Blended classroom/online; fully online

The Manufacturing Operations Management Certificate is for anyone who wishes to build on their existing academic background and work experience to develop professionally in the dynamic global manufacturing sector. 

Graduate Certificate

Tuition: $900.00/credit (resident and non-resident)
Credits: 12
New certificate offered entirely online

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

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: $4,050, reflects 10% discount for registering all courses in certificate at once
Credits: 60 contact hours, 6.0 CEUs
5 required courses

Hone your skills as the main liaison between business and IT departments. As a business analyst, you will gather and document business requirements and translate them into functional design specifications that can be executed by IT development teams.

Cost: $4,050
Credits: 60 contact hours, 6.0 CEUs
10-week course

Hone your skills as the main liaison between business and IT departments. As a business analyst, you will gather and document business requirements and translate them into functional design specifications that can be executed by IT development teams.

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

Business process improvement is the key skill set managers and professionals need to reduce costs, shorten service/cycle time, enhance customer value, and maintain high quality.

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

Enhance this core competency of all professional interactions in a way that avoids misunderstandings and conveys information in an appropriate manner and tone, while gaining support for your positions.

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

This certificate will equip you with the top skills employers are seeking: exceptional writing, speaking, teamwork, customer service, critical thinking, and business communications.

More data has been created in the past two years than in the entire history of the human race. Learn to analyze that data like a pro, and bring it to life through interactive data visualization. Students will build a robust portfolio of work to show potential employers and receive career planning services such as one-on-one career coaching.

Be part of the digital revolution! The University of Minnesota Coding Boot Camp is a Full Stack Flex curriculum that will equip you with the fundamental skills needed for all stages of web development, whether you choose the full time (12 weeks) or part time (24 weeks) program. 

Cost: $3,780–$3,784.50, 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. Whether you have HR experience or just want to build your career, our Human Resource Generalist Certificate is designed to prepare you for success.

Cost: $4,050
Credits: 60 contact hours/6.0 CEUs
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This fully online noncredit certificate program prepares you to work as an instructional designer in a changing technology landscape. You’ll learn relevant theories of adult learning, interaction design, and multimedia learning within a practical, authentic framework. You’ll study both traditional and contemporary instructional design models while gaining hands-on experience with real-world design challenges.

Cost: $3,636–$3,640.50, , reflects 10% discount for registering all courses in certificate at once
Credits: 60 contact hours/6.0 CEUs
4 required and 2 elective courses

This certificate is ideal for managers who want to achieve team success and drive bottom line performance. Improve critical thinking, communication and leadership in addition to managerial skills in this dynamic program.

Cost: $3,042, reflects 10% discount for registering all courses in certificate at once
Credits: 48 contact hours/4.8 CEUs
4 required courses

Organization Development is geared toward improving both performance and people in the workplace. This certificate program will spotlight your role as a leader and change agent and help you achieve organizational results.

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

In today’s market, a highly skilled and well-educated workforce is vital for an organization’s economic survival. Your role as a training professional requires a thoughtful analysis of training needs, skill gaps, and goals of the organization to determine the best way to improve performance.

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

Being an in-demand, successful project manager requires a combination of process and human interaction skills. With this certificate you'll lay a strong foundation of knowledge and the interpersonal aspects of being an effective project manager.

Cost: $650/course
Credits: 30 contact hours/3.0 CEUs
Fall 2018 and Spring 2019

This program will focus on the management of local public works organizations and operations. The Public Works Certificate is offered in collaboration with the American Public Works Association—Minnesota Chapter

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

This certificate program will help you enhance the productivity and progress of those who report directly to you, ensuring that the group works efficiently and effectively to reach its goals, and resolve problems as they arise.