Online Graduate Certificates

  • Campus Graduate Certificate Financial Aid Eligible

    Gies College of Business

    Develop standout data analytics capabilities and perform at the leading edge in the fast-changing field of accounting with this fully online, credit-bearing graduate certificate.

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    Accounting Data Analytics Graduate Certificate

  • Specialization Certificate

    Grainger College of Engineering

    Certificate program designed for students who hold a bachelor's degree and are interested in learning effective business processes.

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    Advanced Analytics Certificate

  • Specialization Certificate

    Grainger College of Engineering

    The certificate in Aerodynamics and Flight Mechanics is geared toward practicing engineers who wish to gain additional technical expertise in aerodynamics and flight mechanics.

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    Aerodynamics and Flight Mechanics

  • Grainger College of Engineering

    The certificate in Aerospace Design and Systems Engineering provides students with a strong foundation in the fundamentals of engineering design methods and systems engineering for aerospace applications.

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    Aerospace Design and Systems Engineering

  • Specialization Certificate

    Grainger College of Engineering

    As advanced materials, especially composites and high temperature materials, become more commonplace in Aerospace Engineering the "Aerospace Materials" certificate becomes very relevant.

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    Aerospace Materials

  • Specialization Certificate

    Grainger College of Engineering

    The Certificate in Aerospace Structural Mechanics is geared toward practicing engineers who wish to gain additional technical expertise in aircraft structures.

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    Aerospace Structural Mechanics

  • Specialization Certificate

    Grainger College of Engineering

    Certificate program designed for students with an engineering or technology background who aspire to rise in management, make higher level strategic business decisions, and hone leadership skills.

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    Business Management for Engineers (BME)

  • College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences

    Be on the frontier of this fast-paced, emerging opportunity. The Cannabis Certificate program will help you build a foundation of cannabis production skills from classification to physiology to production management.

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    Cannabis Production and Management

  • Specialization Certificate

    Grainger College of Engineering

    Program that allows students to pursue certification in construction management.

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    Civil Engineering | Construction Management

  • Specialization Certificate

    Grainger College of Engineering

    Program that allows students to pursue certification in pavement engineering.

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    Civil Engineering | Pavement Engineering

  • Specialization Certificate

    Grainger College of Engineering

    Program that allows students to pursue certification in railroad engineering.

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    Civil Engineering | Railroad Engineering

  • Specialization Certificate

    Grainger College of Engineering

    Program that allows students to pursue certification in transportation engineering.

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    Civil Engineering | Transportation Engineering

  • Grainger College of Engineering

    Program that allows students to pursue a certification in foundation engineering.

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    Civil Engineering/Foundation Engineering

  • Grainger College of Engineering

    Program that allows students to pursue a certification in underground engineering.

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    Civil Engineering/Underground Engineering

  • Grainger College of Engineering

    Program that allows students to pursue a certification in urban mobility systems.

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    Civil Engineering/Urban Mobility Systems

  • Grainger College of Engineering

    Program that allows students to pursue certification in vehicular and traffic operations.

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    Civil Engineering/Vehicular and Traffic Operations

  • Specialization Certificate

    College of Education

    This online Certificate of Specialization is open to all degree-seeking and non-degree seeking students that emphasizes theory, research, and practice pertinent to contemporary community college leadership.

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    Community College Leadership (CCL)

  • Specialization Certificate

    College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences

    Certificate program that provides in-depth courses on various aspects of companion animal nutrition.

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    Companion Animal Nutrition Certificate

  • Specialization Certificate

    College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences

    Certificate program for agricultural professionals and those interested in the field of plant science.

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    Crop Sciences | Professional Development

  • Specialization Certificate

    College of Education

    The Bilingual/Bi-cultural Certificate of Specialization provides educators with an understanding of key teaching strategies to help support multilingual students in their classrooms.

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    Curriculum & Instruction | Bilingual/Bi-Cultural

  • Specialization Certificate

    College of Education

    Address critical issues of teaching and learning within diverse settings, with an emphasis on technology application

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    Curriculum & Instruction | Digital Learning

  • Specialization Certificate

    College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

    Certificate program that teaches the fundamentals of geospatial research and education.

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    CyberGIS and Geospatial Data Science

  • Specialization Certificate

    Grainger College of Engineering

    Certificate program that allows students to pursue certification in digital agriculture.

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    Digital Agriculture

  • Specialization Certificate

    Gies College of Business

    Four-course certificate program that covers concepts, tools, and techniques needed to communicate with customers in a systematic and integrated way using multimedia channels and to create effective targeted promotional campaigns.

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    Digital Marketing Specialization

  • Specialization Certificate

    College of Education

    This online Certificate of Specialization is intended to help educational professionals work to improve schools' attention to teaching diverse students and ensuring that all students are treated equitably.

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    Diversity & Equity in Education

  • Specialization Certificate

    Gies College of Business

    Certificate program that teaches professionals about how to navigate unpredictable markets in order to fulfill business goals.

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    Entrepreneurship & Strategic Innovation Specialization

  • Specialization Certificate

    College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

    Certificate program designed to meet the existing high demand for advanced Geology expertise in industry problems.

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    Environmental Geology

  • College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

    Certificate that addresses the growing demand for courses that concentrate on the key issues associated with sustainability and the environment.

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    Environmental Sustainability | Online Certificate

  • Specialization Certificate

    Gies College of Business

    This certificate familiarizes students with financial management, investments, and corporate finance.

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    Financial Management Specialization

  • Specialization Certificate

    Gies College of Business

    A four-course certificate preparing professionals for business operations in a global setting.

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    Global Challenges in Business Specialization

  • Specialization Certificate

    College of Education

    This online Certificate of Specialization program provides students with an opportunity to learn and think more critically about issues of globalization and education.

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    Global Studies in Education

  • Specialization Certificate

    College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

    Certificate program that allows students to choose from a large selection of health communication courses to fit their individual needs.

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    Health Communication | Online Certificate

  • Specialization Certificate

    College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences

    Certificate program that enables students to strengthen their education in horticulture through part-time study anywhere in the world.

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    Horticulture | Professional Development

  • Specialization Certificate

    College of Education

    This online Certificate of Specialization program provides students an understanding of how to support their organization by gaining knowledge and skills in all administrative functions.

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    Human Resource Development

  • Specialization Certificate

    School of Labor & Employment Relations

    Three-course certificate program designed to learn about compensation best practices.

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    Human Resources Certificate | Compensation Best Practices

  • Specialization Certificate

    School of Labor & Employment Relations

    Three course certificate program designed to learn about Human Resources Data Analytics.

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    Human Resources Certificate | Data Analytics

  • Specialization Certificate

    School of Labor & Employment Relations

    Three-course certificate program designed to obtain a framework for the analysis of employment relationships.

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    Human Resources Certificate | Fundamentals of Human Resources

  • Specialization Certificate

    School of Labor & Employment Relations

    Three-course certificate program designed to learn about human resource management.

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    Human Resources Certificate | Human Resources Management

  • Grainger College of Engineering

    This certificate is designed to provide students with the fundamentals of this multidisciplinary subject area, with attention to emerging topics and advances in hypersonic science and technology.

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    Hypersonics

  • Campus Graduate Certificate Financial Aid Eligible

    Grainger College of Engineering

    ILLINOIS COMPUTING ACCELERATOR FOR NON-SPECIALISTS (ICAN)

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    iCan | Computer Science

  • Specialization Certificate

    College of Applied Health Sciences

    Certificate program educating website developers, information specialists, and disability service providers on information technology accessibility.

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    Information Accessibility Design & Policy (IADP)

  • Specialization Certificate

    College of Education

    This online Certificate of Specialization program provides students with the skills and knowledge to be a successful instructional designer.

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    Instructional Design MasterTrack™

  • Specialization Certificate

    College of Education

    This online Certificate of Specialization program is open to all degree-seeking and non-degree seeking students who are aspired to design technology-enriched and -enabled learning systems in workplace contexts.

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    Instructional System Design Management and Leadership

  • Campus Graduate Certificate Financial Aid Eligible

    College of Education

    This online Campus Graduate Certificate program is for individuals who are aspired to design technology-enriched and -enabled learning systems for broadly defined learning and performance goals in workplace contexts.

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    Instructional System Design Management and Leadership

  • Specialization Certificate

    College of Veterinary Medicine

    A Post-Baccalaureate certificate in Integrated Animal Health Sciences instills foundational skills for success in veterinary medicine, industry, research, and more.

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    Integrated Animal Health Sciences

  • Specialization Certificate

    College of Education

    This online Certificate of Specialization program trains professionals to lead, develop, implement and evaluate international programming and internationalization activities in the private and public sectors.

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    International Education Administration & Leadership

  • Campus Graduate Certificate Financial Aid Eligible

    College of Education

    This Campus Graduate Certificate program trains professionals to lead, develop, implement and evaluate international programming and internationalization activities in business/industry and postsecondary settings, in both private and public sectors.

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    International Education Administration and Leadership

  • Campus Graduate Certificate Financial Aid Eligible

    College of Education

    Campus Graduate Certificate program that provides educators and other professionals with the opportunity to learn how to create more engaging learning environments.

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    Learning Design & Leadership

  • Specialization Certificate

    College of Education

    This online Certificate of Specialization program provides educators and training/learning development professionals the opportunity to learn how to create more engaging learning environments by integrating new media technologies.

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    Learning Design and Leadership

  • Campus Graduate Certificate Financial Aid Eligible

    School of Information Sciences

    The Library & Information Science (Certificate of Advanced Study) allows professionals with a master's degree in library and information science to update their skills, gain greater specialization, or redirect their career without pursuing a PhD.

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    Library & Information Science (Certificate of Advanced Study)

  • Specialization Certificate

    Gies College of Business

    A certificate designed for professionals who are looking to expand their knowledge on business operatons, macro and microeconomics, and market trends.

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    Managerial Economics & Business Analysis Specialization

  • Campus Graduate Certificate Financial Aid Eligible

    College of Education

    This online Campus Graduate Certificate program provides professionals who have earned a bachelor’s degree with the foundational knowledge and practical experience to teach grades 5-8 throughout the state of Illinois.

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    Middle Grades Education

  • College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences

    Training to effectively support increasing regulatory needs and solve the challenges of food and agriculture in years to come from leading experts in human and animal nutrition.

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    Nutrition Policy and Food/Feed Regulations

  • Specialization Certificate

    College of Education

    This online Certificate of Specialization program is open to all degree-seeking and non-degree seeking students who want to be certified in teaching and developing online courses in higher education.

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    Online Teaching in Higher Education Environment

  • College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences

    This certificate program's target audience is students who already have a bachelor's degree and wish to complete their Didactic Program in Dietetics (DPD) requirements to obtain their DPD Verification Statement.

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    Post-Baccalaureate Didactic Program in Dietetics (DPD)

  • Specialization Certificate

    College of Applied Health Sciences

    Certificate program providing a valuable credential in the leisure services industry. The certificate consists of three, 8-week courses.

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    Recreation, Sport & Tourism

  • Specialization Certificate

    School of Information Sciences

    The School Librarian Licensure Program (Certificate of Advanced Study) for continuing education in library and information science.

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    School Librarian Licensure Program (Certificate of Advanced Study)

  • Specialization Certificate

    College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences

    This certificate is designed to prepare students for entry into and advancement in careers in land and natural areas management, environmental consulting, and more.

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    Soil Science and Conservation Certificate

  • Specialization Certificate

    Grainger College of Engineering

    The Certificate in Spaceflight Engineering is geared toward practicing engineers who wish to gain additional technical expertise across a wide range of Space Science topics.

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    Spaceflight Engineering

  • Specialization Certificate

    Gies College of Business and College of Media

    Customizable three-course certificate option for professionals who want to choose their own course of study from our course list.

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    Strategic Brand Communication | Customizable

  • Specialization Certificate

    Gies College of Business and College of Media

    Three-course certificate designed for professionals who want to gain a deeper knowledge of brand communication.

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    Strategic Brand Communication | Essentials

  • Specialization Certificate

    Gies College of Business and College of Media

    Three-course certificate designed for professionals who want to broaden their understanding and measurement of customer responses.

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    Strategic Brand Communication | Insights

  • Specialization Certificate

    Gies College of Business and College of Media

    Three-course certificate designed for professionals who want to develop their skills to effectively analyze and measure brand communication.

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    Strategic Brand Communication | Media & Analytics

  • Campus Graduate Certificate Financial Aid Eligible

    Gies College of Business

    Develop the capabilities, confidence, and mindset to elevate the performance of individuals and teams, shape strategy, and drive competitive advantage for your organization with this fully online, credit-bearing graduate certificate.

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    Strategic Leadership and Management Graduate Certificate

  • Specialization Certificate

    Gies College of Business

    This four-course specialization certificate program is designed for professionals who want to enhance leadership and business skills for immediate impact.

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    Strategic Management & Leadership Specialization

  • Specialization Certificate

    Grainger College of Engineering

    Certificate program designed for students with an engineering background who aspire to lead a venture, make higher-level strategic decisions, and develop leadership skills.

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    Strategic Technology Management

  • Specialization Certificate

    College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

    Certificate program that provides students a solid foundation for teaching English as a second or foreign language in the U.S. or abroad.

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    Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL)

  • Specialization Certificate

    College of Education

    This online Certificate of Specialization program prepares educators to better understand technology and know how to use it in their classroom or workplace.

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    Technology Specialist (LDL)

  • Specialization Certificate

    College of Education

    This online Certificate of Specialization program is for degree and non-degree seeking students. It will prepare you to identify and implement trauma-informed practices in education settings.

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    Trauma-Informed Education

  • Specialization Certificate

    College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences

    The Certificate of Professional Development in Urban Agriculture provides students, agriculture professionals, and entrepreneurs with advanced course training in crop sciences relevant to the production of food crops in the urban environment.

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    Urban Agriculture | Professional Development

  • Specialization Certificate

    Gies College of Business

    A certificate specializing in teaching professionals about customer needs and values, maximizing a company's value in accounting, operations, and marketing.

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    Value Chain Management Specialization

  • Specialization Certificate

    College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences

    This certificate offers advanced knowledge in basic and applied water sciences.

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    Water Science and Conservation

  • Specialization Certificate

    College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

    Certificate program designed to meet the demand for atmospheric scientists.

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    Weather and Climate Risk & Data Analytics