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Certificate Programs

In recent years, certificates of completion have gained in popularity among students seeking added educational experience. Because earning a certificate requires less time than a full degree, it's often the first choice for busy working professionals to strengthen their skills, gain recognition and advance their career.

Browse the categories below to find the certificate program that's right for you.

Area of Study Degree College/
University
Campus
Education Career and Technical Education

Offers full certification in Pennsylvania for students who wish to teach in Career and Technical Education in Pennsylvania schools.

Temple University

William Parshall
Executive Director, Extension Services
william.parshall@temple.edu
215-204-1421

West Campus
Education Educational Policy

This three-course sequence provides students with an introduction to the policy-making aspect of education, with an emphasis on American policy, and the ethics behind creating educational policies. This Professional Development Certificate may be used toward Drexel University’s MS in Education Improvement & Transformation.

Drexel University

Brenda Gormley
Program Manager
bg424@drexel.edu
215-895-3559

West Campus
Education Evaluation & Assessment

Even the most successful education institutions need to evaluate their performance. This three-course sequence examines the evaluation process and how to effectively assess institutions on multiple levels. This Professional Development Certificate may be used toward Drexel University's MS in Education Improvement & Transformation.

Drexel University

Jamel Long
Program Manager
jl884@drexel.edu
215-895-3854

West Campus
Education Leadership in Educational Settings

For students interested in a leadership position, this three-course sequence explores the knowledge and skills needed to be a leader in an educational setting. Students will examine how leaders operate in educational settings, and explore topics such as decision making and policy. This Professional Development Certificate may be used toward Drexel University's MS in Education Improvement & Transformation.

Drexel University

Jemina Williams
Program Manager
jtb84@drexel.edu
215-895-1965

West Campus
Education Learning Technologies

Learning technologies are changing education through online tools. As a result, instructors who understand how and why people use technology are in high demand. This three-course sequence encourages students to explore various aspects of learning technologies, including new media and virtual communities. This Professional Development Certificate may be used toward either Drexel University's MS in Learning Technologies or MS in Education Improvement & Transformation.

Drexel University

Samantha Mercanti-Anthony
Program Manager
sm853@drexel.edu
215-895-6894

West Campus
Education Teaching in Higher Education

This two-course certificate is developed for faculty and aspiring faculty who are not seeking a degree, but wish to improve student outcomes and enhance their career.

Temple University

William Parshall
Executive Director, Extension Services
william.parshall@temple.edu
215-204-1421

West Campus
Health Graduate Certificate in Nursing Leadership

This 12-credit certificate is offered to professional registered nurses who possess a Bachelor of Science in Nursing or related field, Masters in Nursing (MSN) or related field or Doctorate. Courses provide nurses with foundational and essential skills to fulfill leadership and management roles in various healthcare settings. In addition, credits earned are eligible to be applied to the MSN Program, Nursing Leadership and Healthcare Administration track.

Alvernia University

Mary Arbogast
Nursing and Healthcare Outreach Coordinator
mary.arbogast@alvernia.edu
610-796-8429

West Campus