Graduate Division

Certificate Programs Overview

Section 1

Why enroll in a certificate program?

The GPSRC offers a wide range of certificate programs to help you enhance your knowledge and skills beyond your degree. Certificate programs are free and open to graduate students and postdoctoral scholars. 

When are certificate programs offered?

Certificate programs are offered throughout the academic year. Currently, all certificate programs are offered online via Zoom. 

Certificate Program  Fall 2020 Winter 2021 Spring 2021 Summer 2021
Excellence in Engineering Communications by Activate to Captivate Yes Yes
Improv for Teaching by Activate to Captivate Yes Yes
NewManagement Beyond the Classroom Yes Electives Only Yes
Mentoring Excellence Yes Yes Yes Yes
Preparing for Faculty Careers Yes
Public Speaking by Activate to Captivate Yes Yes Yes


Questions about the certificate programs can be directed to: or call 949-824-3849.