UMass Boston

Certificates for Graduates

Graduate Certificates Eligible for Financial Aid

College of Education and Human Development (CGE-C)

College of Liberal Arts (LA-G)

School for the Environment (SFE-G)

College of Nursing and Health Sciences (NUR-G)

College of Science and Mathematics (CSM-G)

John W. McCormack Graduate School of Policy & Global Studies (SPS-G)

School for Global Inclusion and Social Development (GISDG)

Not Eligible for Financial Aid

Non-credit certificate programs (CEU) are not eligible for financial aid.

Certificates No Longer Available

  • Clinical Nurse Specialist Certificate
  • Education Technology Certificate
  • Forensic Services Certificate
  • Global Post Disaster Studies Certificate
  • Hydrogeology Certificate
  • Initial Licensure: Early Childhood Education
  • International Development Certificate
  • Law Work Certificate
  • ​Premedical Studies
  • Professional Licensure: Elementary Education
  • Professional Licensure: Middle/Secondary Education
  • Professional Licensure: Special Education
  • Teacher Leadership - (CAGS)
  • Technical Writing Certificate
  • Women's Leadership in a Global Perspective Certificate 
  • Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Certificate
  • Nonprofit Management
  • Evaluation Research - (EVAL)
  • Healthcare Management Certificate - (HCMGT)
  • Healthcare Informatics Certificate - (MGT-G HL THINF)

This list is subject to change. Part-time enrollment is a minimum requirement.

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UMass Boston
Campus Center, 4th Floor
100 Morrissey Blvd.
Boston, MA 02125

Phone: 617.287.6300
Fax: 617.287.6323
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