Certificate Programs

Graduate Certificates are designed to enhance the education of graduate and professional students or to provide continuing education to professionals.  The completion of these programs will show on official transcripts, but will not result in the earning of a degree.  The application fee is waived for currently enrolled University of Arizona graduate degree seeking students. 

For more information on the Certificate programs offered, review our Graduate Admissions Guide.

More detailed information regarding Certificate Policies is available from the Graduate Student Academic Services Office.

Minimum Admission Requirements for Graduate Certificate Programs:

  • The receipt of a U.S. Bachelors degree from a regionally accredited university/college or a final degree awarded from a comparable institute of higher education as evaluated under the University of Arizona Graduate College policies.
  • A minimum grade point average of 2.75 on a 4.00 scale (to be awarded the program certificate, students must achieve at least a 3.0 graduate GPA).

Financial Information:

  • Certificate-only students are not eligible for financial aid, Graduate College funding, or Graduate Assistantships. 
  • Certificate-only students are only eligible for student employment.

Please refer to The Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid website for additional information.