Academic Policies: Certificate Programs
A post-baccalaureate certificate is awarded for the successful completion of a minimum of 12 credit hours of graduate-level work in a defined subject area under the following conditions:
•The program must include a minimum core requirement of nine credit hours chosen from a limited list as designated by the graduate program.
•Non-core courses must be chosen from a specific list of acceptable options.
•No fewer than nine credit hours must be earned at the 600 level and above.
•In a twelve credit certificate program three credits may be earned at the 400 level; for certificate programs requiring more than 12 credits, a maximum of six credit hours may be at the 400 level.
•All credits for a certificate must be completed at the University of Maryland.
•A minimum grade point average of 3.0 is required for the award of a graduate certificate.
•All requirements for the graduate certificate must be completed within a five-year period.
Information on Graduate Certificates can be found on the programís website:
- Real Estate Development
- Geospatial Information Sciences
- Computational Methods in Atmospheric and Oceanic Science
- General Atmospheric & Oceanic Science
- Air Quality Science & Technology
- Mathematics of Advanced Industrial Technology
- Literacy Coaching
- Measurement, Statistics, and Evaluation
- Psychiatric Vocational Rehab
- Women's Studies
- Urban Design
- Special Education
- Terrorism Analysis
- Computational Harmonic Analysis
- Critical Theory
- Survey Statistics
- Scientific Computation
- Historic Preservation
- Intermediate Survey Methodology
- Jewish Studies
- Museum Scholarship and Material Culture
- Neuroscience and Cognitive Sciences
- Population Studies
- MSDE Administrator I Certification