UNH's professional certificate programs are designed to provide you with practical knowledge and skills that help you launch a new career or advance your current profession. Learn more about certificate programs or click on one of our ten certificate programs below.
Requirements for completion vary depending on the certificate—some consist of specific required seminars, while others allow you to choose seminars from a selected variety of topics. Seminars are taught by practicing professionals from the field and content is designed to provide practical skills that you can apply in the workplace. You are required to complete your Certificate Program within two years from the date of enrollment. You must maintain at least 80% class attendance and complete the requirements of the program including any required seminars and electives. Most seminars that are part of a Certificate Program are offered each semester or on a rotating basis, so that in most cases you can complete your program within one year.
Each Certificate Program is comprised of a small number of required seminars and many also have two or three additional electives. As a general policy, required seminars will not be waived; however, if you have previous training or experience in the seminar area, with permission, a substitution may be allowed.