What is a Graduate Certificate?

Graduate Certificates can be pursued on their own or along with your graduate degree program. They provide a certification in a more specific area, which can help guide your career path and can help to make you a more marketable applicant when you are ready to apply for jobs in your career field. Below are the Graduate Certificate programs offered by UMKC. Some programs have eligibility requirements. Please contact the applicable department for more information.


"I want to be a professor - at UMKC if possible. Additionally, I see myself producing a series of books regarding non-western art history." - Dr. Licia Clifton-James, 2016 Ph.D. in Art History and the Humanities Consortium and the College Teaching and Career Preparation certificate

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