Online Professional Certificate Programs

Focus Your Expertise With a Purdue Global Certificate

Purdue Global offers a variety of professional certificate programs at both the undergraduate and graduate levels—all designed to provide you with new skills that can be directly applied to your field.

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Business Programs

Course Effort
Credits Required
20 Hours / Week
16 Credits
15–18 Hours / Week
30 Credits
20 Hours / Week
16 Credits
20 Hours / Week
16 Credits
15–18 Hours / Week
44 Credits

Criminal Justice Programs

Course Effort
Credits Required
15–18 Hours / Week
36 Credits
15–18 Hours / Week
41 Credits

Education Programs

Course Effort
Credits Required
20 Hours / Week
20 Credits
15–18 Hours / Week
24 Credits

Health Sciences Programs

Course Effort
Credits Required
15–18 Hours / Week
44 Credits
15–18 Hours / Week
57 Credits
15–18 Hours / Week
58 Credits

Human Services Programs

Course Effort
Credits Required
15–18 Hours / Week
43 Credits
15–18 Hours / Week
43 Credits

Information Technology Programs

Course Effort
Credits Required
15–18 Hours / Week
40 Credits
15–18 Hours / Week
45 Credits
15–18 Hours / Week
45 Credits
15–18 Hours / Week
40 Credits
15–18 Hours / Week
51 Credits
15–18 Hours / Week
51 Credits
15–18 Hours / Week
46 Credits

Legal Studies Programs

Course Effort
Credits Required
15–18 Hours / Week
37 Credits
15–18 Hours / Week
31 Credits

Nursing Programs

Course Effort
Credits Required
[ "You Control Your Pace" ]
30 Credits
15–18 Hours / Week
60 Credits
15–18 Hours / Week
30 Credits
15–18 Hours / Week
30 Credits
15–18 Hours / Week
48 Credits
[ "You Control Your Pace" ]
30 Credits

Professional Studies Programs

Course Effort
Credits Required
15–18 Hours / Week
25 Credits

Psychology Programs

Course Effort
Credits Required
15–18 Hours / Week
30 Credits
15–18 Hours / Week
30 Credits
15–18 Hours / Week
40 Credits
15–18 Hours / Week
30 Credits
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Experience a Purdue Global undergraduate program for an introductory 3-week period. There’s no financial obligation.

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How Do I Get Started?

We offer multiple start dates to give you flexibility in your education, life, and work schedules.

Why Should You Earn a Certificate at Purdue Global?

Earning a professional certificate from Purdue Global can help you build your skills, increase your knowledge in your chosen area of study, and prepare you for career advancement.* Develop relevant career skills without the commitment of a full degree program. Most certificate programs can typically be completed in 1 year or less.

Purdue Global’s online certificate programs allow you to study at a time that’s convenient for you without sacrificing professional or personal obligations. Focus on your chosen area of study with coursework dedicated to specialized skills, professional development, and advanced training.

Some certificate programs are not eligible for Title IV federal financial aid.

Purdue University Global Is Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission

The HLC (HLCommission.org) is an institutional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

Military Students

Reduced tuition rates, credit for your military training, and flexible scheduling are just a few of the ways we serve military students.

International Students

Enroll in a respected degree program from an accredited U.S. university without the time, costs, and challenges associated with moving to the United States.

Transfer Students

We offer several paths designed to help you earn college credit for your prior college coursework and professional experience.

NOTES AND CONDITIONS

*Employment and Career Advancement: Purdue Global does not guarantee employment placement or career advancement. Actual outcomes vary by geographic area, previous work experience and opportunities for employment.

Completion Time: Completion time based on a full-time schedule. Programs will take longer for part-time students to complete.