Certificate programs are designed with working professionals in mind or as a complement to a vast array of fields and major areas for students seeking the opportunity to increase their marketability and career opportunities. Certificate programs feature a concentrated series of courses in high-demand areas of research and professional development. In many programs, credits can be applied toward degree programs for those who wish to continue their studies to an advanced degree.
Seeking recognized certification in a particular speciality? Certification programs offer tracks toward state recognized or otherwise formerly endorsed specialist certifications, which may or may not be combined with a degree-granting program.