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Professional Studies Certificate


The Professional Studies Certificate is an end in itself for some students. For others, it may be applied toward completion of a bachelor’s degree. Whatever your ultimate goal - whether it's to qualify for a promotion, initiate a career change, or earn an undergraduate degree -  a Professional Studies Certificate can help you reach your potential. 

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Contact an Admissions Representative today with questions:

Last Name A-L: Contact Colin Connors at
Last Name M-Z: Contact Claudia Pouravelis at

Woods College offers nine Professional Studies Certificates:

Fall 2018 tuition: $494/credit

Certificate Program Courses required: Program Format: Fully transferable toward degrees
such as:


6 Hybrid, 
on ground
Corporate Systems

5 Hybrid, on ground Communication
Criminal and Social Justice 5 On ground Criminal and Social Justice
Political Science
Finance 6 Hybrid, on ground Economics
Corporate Systems
Human Resources 6 Hybrid English,
Corporate Systems
Information Technology 6 Hybrid Information Systems and Technology
Management 6 Hybrid Corporate Systems,
Information Systes and Technology
Marketing 6 Hybrid Communication, English
Sustainability 6 Online Natural Sciences


Certificate requirements:

  • Students must earn a grade of C or better for each course credited toward the certificate.
  • Certificate requirements must be completed within two years of initial enrollment; courses are permanently retained on the student record.
  • Current degree students, including international students, may complete a certificate as part of their program. Non-U.S. citizens are not eligible for enrollment in a certificate program unless they are currently enrolled in a Woods College degree program.

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