Graduate Certificates may be awarded for graduate work to students who have received the bachelor's degree from the University of Arizona or an institution of similar standing. A graduate certificate comprises a linked series of credit-bearing graduate courses that constitute a coherent body of study. Graduate certificates are designed to enhance the education of graduate and professional students or to provide continuing education to professionals.

This section outlines general completion requirements for the different graduate certificates awarded by the University of Arizona; see individual department sections under Departments and Courses of Instruction for admission requirements and detailed information on requirements for each major. Requirements vary by program.