Graduate Certificate Programs Online

Liberty Offers a Wide Variety of Online Graduate Certificate Programs

Earning a graduate certificate online is one of the fastest and most convenient ways to boost your career and increase your opportunities. With the specialized coursework from one of our graduate certificate programs, you can set yourself apart from other candidates, learn new skills, and move forward into advanced or new roles within the workforce.

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Online Postgraduate Certificate Programs:

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Graduate Online Certificate Highlights

  • Your success is our mission. Many of Liberty University’s graduate online certificate programs can be completed in as few as 6 courses. Completing your certificate program faster may allow you to begin advancing your career after one semester.
  • Admission to a graduate online certificate program is a simple process! In a few simple steps, you can be on your way to starting your new online certificate program.
  • Our graduate certificate programs can be completed 100% online. This means you can remain active in your job, with your family, and in your community. You can pursue your goals without worrying about taking courses on campus.
  • We have frozen our tuition rates for the past 6 years – and counting. Our flexibility and affordable tuition help you get the training you need quickly and inexpensively.

Admission Requirements for Online Graduate Certificate Programs 

At Liberty, we offer more than thirty graduate certificate programs so you can choose the perfect program to help you reach your goal! Because of the wide variety of available certificates, our admission requirements vary.

Please review the appropriate admission requirements for the certificate program that interests you.

Graduate Certificates

Graduate Divinity Certificates

  • Graduate Certificate in Music in World Cultures

Graduate Certificate in School Administration and Supervision

Postgraduate Certificate in Psychiatric Mental Health

Executive Certificates

Common Questions

Here are some answers to common questions you may have about Liberty’s online graduate certificate programs:

What is a graduate certificate program?

Graduate certificate programs provide advanced, selective courses of study for professionals and students who want to broaden their experience. A graduate certificate can help you change jobs, advance your career, or prepare for a master’s degree.

Courses in Liberty’s graduate certificates are transferrable to related graduate programs and bear the same accreditation as Liberty’s master’s degrees. With so many options, you can easily find a graduate certificate to help you fit your desired niche.

Are graduate certificates worth it?

Graduate certificates are strategic résumé builders as well as a tool to widen your expertise. If you’re currently in a profession and lack certain skills or knowledge, a graduate certificate can help fill that need. 

A graduate certificate can also help fill the gap in your experience if you are trying to move into a new role and have an unrelated bachelor’s degree. Most master’s degrees take about two years to complete. Starting with a certificate can help you reach your goals faster than diving straight into a full master’s degree. 

After earning your certificate, you can make your move in the job market with fresh skills while moving forward to a master’s degree. Graduate certificates can help you hone your credentials for the exact role you want in a much shorter time than a full master’s degree. They can also bring a much faster return on your investment of time and money. This flexibility and shorter approach make graduate certificates well worth your consideration.

What is a postgraduate certificate?

Postgraduate certificates provide doctoral-level course content in specialized areas beyond a master’s degree. These certificates help you grow into a senior role in your industry. They can also help you work toward doctoral-level studies before you commit to a full doctorate degree. In many cases, postgraduate certificates can also help you meet additional state licensure requirements for specialized certifications. 

Postgraduate certificates are more useful for students who want to grow in their current role rather than shift into a new industry. This is because the doctoral-level training often relies on advanced graduate studies in the same area.

What is an advanced certificate?

Advanced certificates are specially designed tracks for specific industry roles that fit into a compact certificate package. Advanced certificates differ from standard graduate certificates in that they are more extensive and cover focused skill areas rather than topics or disciplines. 

Liberty’s advanced certificates are especially helpful for military personnel who are trying to get the most out of military tuition benefits. On their own, advanced certificates are great for moving into specialized industries but also fit well into related doctoral tracks. This tailored approach provides the best use of military benefits while transitioning into a rewarding civilian role from military experience.

Liberty University Is a Leader in Online Certificate Programs

Liberty University’s online programs are widely recognized for academic quality, affordability, and accessibility. Our convenient online format, online certificate programs, and low tuition make achieving your accredited graduate certificate a reality!

Take some time to explore our graduate online certificate programs and benefits. When you are ready, you can apply online or over the phone at (800) 424-9595. Call us today for more information and for help planning a path to a career you love from one of the premier online colleges.