Below is an overview of general Graduate Division requirements for graduate certificates. Certificate programs may have additional requirements, contact the program for details.

Total Credit Requirement A minimum of 15 credits is required, three of which must be for a course required by the certificate program.
Credits for Courses numbered 600 or above (excluding 699 and Thesis 700) A minimum of nine credits is required.
Course Applicability See Credit Policies > Course Applicability.
Required GDGPA and Grades See Grades & Regulations.
Culminating Experience A culminating experience is required. The certificate program will determine the nature of the experience. It may be an examination, a special course, a seminar presentation, a paper, a performance, or some other capstone experience. When a paper or project is required, it is typically offered as part of one of the courses counted toward the certificate.


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