Certificates and Certifications


Winter break is December 24 through January 4

University offices will be closed but our Application for Graduate Admission will still be open.

If you apply during the break we'll contact you with additional details in early January. You may receive automated app-related messages before then. You'll gain access to GAMES, if applicable, after your application has been processed.


Graduate Certificates

Graduate Certificate programs are primarily for students seeking a professional credential other than an academic degree, or in addition to one.

Completion of a Graduate Certificate is indicated on a transcript.


College of Arts & Sciences
Digital Humanities Departments of English, History, and Modern Languages and Literatures On campus
Survey Research and Methodology Department of Survey Research and Methodology On campus
Teaching of Writing Department of English On campus


College of Agricultural Sciences & Natural Resources
Advanced Horticulture Department of Agronomy and Horticulture Online
Floriculture and Nursery Production Management Department of Agronomy and Horticulture Online
Food Safety and Defense Department of Food Science and Technology Online
Grassland Management Department of Agronomy and Horticulture Online
Insect Biology for Educators Department of Entomology Hybrid
Ornamentals, Landscape, and Turf Department of Agronomy and Horticulture Online


College of Business Administration
Business Analytics College of Business Administration
Supply Chain Management Systems College of Business Administration


College of Education & Human Sciences
Autism Spectrum Disorders and Severe Disabilities Department of Special Education and Communication Disorders On campus
Community College Leadership Department of Educational Administration Online
Early Childhood Special Education Department of Special Education and Communication Disorders On campus
Early Literacy Department of Teaching, Learning and Teacher Education On campus
Family Financial Planning Department of Child, Youth and Family Studies Online
Financial and Housing Counseling Department of Child, Youth and Family Studies Online
Intellectual, Sensory and Developmental Disabilities Department of Special Education and Communication Disorders Online or on campus
Quilt Studies Department of Textiles, Merchandising and Fashion Design
K-3 Mathematics Specialist Department of Teaching, Learning and Teacher Education On campus
Medical Family Therapy Department of Child, Youth and Family Studies, jointly with the University of Nebraska Medical Center On campus
Mixed Methods Research Department of Educational Psychology Hybrid
Reading Intervention Department of Teaching, Learning and Teacher Education On campus
Transdisciplinary Childhood Obesity Prevention Departments of Child, Youth and Family Studies and Nutrition and Health Sciences On campus
Youth Development Department of Child, Youth and Family Studies Online


College of Fine & Performing Arts
Music Entrepreneurship School of Music and Center for Entrepreneurship On campus




Educator Certifications

These certifications are granted by the State of Nebraska's Department of Education rather than by UNL.

The UNL transcript will indicate completion of certificate requirements and eligibility for the state certificate.