Certificates

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Regardless of where you are on your career path, pursuing a certificate lets you develop a deeper understanding of topics relevant to your field and learn critical skills for success.

Fur current students, IUP offers numerous certificates you can pursue in addition to your degree.

For those already in the workforce, our certificate programs can help you build a specific skill set that will allow you to expand the opportunities available in your current career or grow into a new career/field.

Use the index below to locate information about a particular certificate.You can review the requirements for a certificate in the online Undergraduate Catalog.

For Current Students

Students interested in declaring a certificate should contact the academic department that offers the certificate. The department will be able to guide you on the application process and requirements for each certificate, as they can vary. Below is a complete list of certificates offered at IUP.

Once an application has been completed, reviewed, and approved, the department will contact the Registrar's Office to have the certificate noted on your transcript record.

Certificates by College

College of Business

Certificate Department
Digital Marketing Certificate Marketing

College of Arts and Humanities 

Certificate Department
Big Ideas: Transformative Culture and Professions College of Arts and Humanities
Museum Studies College of Arts and Humanities
Urban Certificate in Art Education Art and Design
Middle Eastern Studies Asian Studies Program
China Studies Asian Studies Program
Japan Studies Asian Studies Program
ESL Undergraduate Certificate English
Chinese Undergraduate Certificate in Foreign Language Foreign Languages
French Undergraduate Certificate in Foreign Language Foreign Languages
German Undergraduate Certificate in Foreign Language Foreign Languages
Spanish Undergraduate Certificate in Foreign Language Foreign Languages
Spanish for Safety Sciences Foreign Languages
Public History History
Digital History, Undergraduate Certificate History
Popular Music Studies Music
Applied Theatre and Performance Theatre, Dance, and Performance
Dance Pedagogy Research Theatre, Dance, and Performance
Dance Leadership and Women's Gender Studies Theatre, Dance, and Performance
Pre-Dance Therapy and Wellness Theatre, Dance, and Performance

College of Education and Communications

Certificate Department
Photography and Digital Imaging Communications Media
Audio Production Communications Media
Popular Music Studies (with Music) Communications Media
Behavior Analysis College of Education and Communications
Certificate in Infant and Toddler Development Professional Studies in Education
Certificate in Preschool Education Professional Studies in Education
Urban Education Professional Studies in Education
Academic Advising Student Affairs in Higher Education

College of Health and Human Services

Certificate Department
Culinary Arts Academy of Culinary Arts
Baking and Pastry Arts Academy of Culinary Arts
Act 120: Municipal Police Academy Criminal Justice Training Center
Act 180: Mandatory In-Service Criminal Justice Training Center
Dietetic Internship Food and Nutrition
Paramedic Program Institute for Rural Health and Safety
Athletic Coaching Kinesiology, Health, and Sport Science
Child and Adult Advocacy Studies Sociology
Sociology for Human Services Certificate Sociology

Kopchick College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics

Certificate Department
Cultural Competencies Certificate Anthropology
Cell and Molecular Biology Biology
Geospatial Intelligence Analysis, Undergraduate Certificate Geography, Geology, Environment, and Planning
Military Geographic Competencies Certificate Geography, Geology, Environment, and Planning
Unmanned Aerial Systems Science and Applications Geography, Geology, Environment, and Planning
Secondary Science Education Kopchick College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics
Water Resources and Watershed Management Kopchick College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics
Child and Adult Advocacy Studies Psychology