Graduate Certificates


wide variety of certificate offerings.

tailored for every student's needs.

Do you want to pursue a promotion, change your area of specialization, or gain new skills to take your career to the next level? Built for the needs of today’s professionals, we’ve created certificate programs that will serve your goals now and well into the future.

Stackable coursework

Obtain career-enhancing knowledge and skills by enrolling in a graduate certificate program. Start with a certificate in the short term while earning credits that can be "stacked" and applied toward a number of master's degrees.*

*Must have earned MSN to qualify for Nursing Certificate.

Business meeting in the graduate program at Queens University of Charlotte.

Customized schedule

Certificates have mostly 8-week courses that are offered throughout the year, allowing you to complete coursework on your own time schedule. Depending on the program, some certificates can be completed as fast as 9 months.

Flexible programs

Choose the modality for your coursework: virtual, face-to-face or hybrid. Our small class sizes will allow you to develop relationships with peers and professors regardless of modality.

Specialized fields

You can individualize your experience to fit your interests with our diverse areas of focus. Certificate options include:

Defined costs upfront

Certificate programs with 15-20 credits may be financial aid eligible.

We’ve designed this program to work at your pace. With certificates you can earn now and a master’s degree you can earn later, the only decision you have is when to enroll.

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