Advanced Certificates

Advanced, or graduate, certificates are designed to provide focused study to support a particular career interest. Certificates are offered online and can be completed as an individual credential or incorporated into a related master's degree for those meeting the program admission requirements. Submit an application for admission during our Application Review period.

The certificate programs offer:

  • online course flexibility
  • advising by the certificate program coordinator
  • four courses (12 credits) unless otherwise noted
  • fall, spring, or summer starts for new students
  • summer 8-week or 15-week terms

Certificates Offered

Business, Management, and Leadership


Graduate Liberal Arts and Science


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Ready to advance your education and career? There’s no time like the present. Apply now, or learn more about SUNY Empire at one of our information sessions.