Graduate Certificate

Ready to upskill? Supplement and elevate your knowledge as you quickly earn a new credential. If you're looking for a more immediate return on your investment, a graduate certificate might be right for you.


Certificate At a Glance

A Graduate Certificate may be ideal if you want deeper skills and knowledge in a subject area, or plan to pursue a master's degree.

Term Length 9 Months
Courses 6
Cost $19,344
Each Course 10 Weeks
Format 100% Online or Evenings

Sample Schedule

Finish a graduate certificate in as few as six months or take up to a year. Choose your time to completion to get a better sense of what your schedule will look like during your certificate program.

Year 1 Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
Classes 3 3 0 0

Certificate Programs

Arts and Culture Management

Communication Management

Environmental Policy and Management

Geographic Information Systems

Global Community Engagement

Health Informatics

Healthcare Management

Information and Communications Technology

Instructional Design and Technology

Nonprofit Leadership

Organizational Leadership

Professional Creative Writing

Security Management

Strategic Human Resources

Supply Chain Management

Why University College?

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  • A Certificate from the University of Denver

  • Complete a Graduate Certificate in 6 Months
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of certificate students go on to earn a master's
of students live outside of the state of Colorado

What is the difference between a Master's Degree and a Graduate Certificate?

If you're looking to continue your education and quickly develop new skills, earning a graduate certificate may be ideal for your career goals. If you want to dig deeper into a subject area and cultivate your leadership skills, a master's degree could be right for you.