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Contact the department sponsoring the certificate for admission requirements.
*Denotes degree-seeking graduate students only
After completing all of the undergraduate requirements, including the minimum credit hours, a combined degree student can request Graduate Status by sending an email to the Graduate School at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Yes, as long as your certificate program is full-time (at least 9 credits per semester) and offered primarily in person, Miami University can provide support for an F-1 or J-1 visa.
Yes. Once admitted and enrolled in a Graduate Certificate or a graduate degree program, submit a Certificate Form to apply to an additional certificate.
Yes. As a matriculated degree student, you must submit the Certificate Form to apply to a Certificate.
No. An Endorsement and licensure are not the same thing as a Graduate Certificate. For more information about licensure information, visit the Licensure website.
For information about tuition rates, visit the One Stop Website. Students who are only completing a graduate certificate are not eligible for financial aid.
Contact the Certificate Director to submit the required materials.
Students must complete the coursework and earn the Graduate Certificate within five (5) years. This limit applies to full and part-time Certificate students. (See Graduate Handbook Section 4.3A)
Students may apply for up to 4 credit hours taken before being admitted to a Graduate Certificate. See Graduate Handbook Section 1.1.E.
Once admitted to the Certificate, all classes taken as a degree student can also count toward a graduate certificate.
A student withdraws from the university or drops a program. To drop a certificate or a program, complete a Change of Major Form. To withdraw from the university, complete a Withdrawal Form. Both forms can be found on the Graduate School Student Resources webpage.
Yes. Once a student is admitted to a Certificate, the Certificate will be added to the student's DAR to track certificate requirements.
Yes. Once enrolled in a degree and a certificate, a student can earn one and continue to complete the other.
If the certificate is offered as a stand-alone certificate (i.e., offered to non-degree-seeking students and degree-seeking students), then once courses are complete for the certificate the student can apply for graduation with the certificate and the Banner record will remain for the remaining degree program. However, if the certificate is not offered as a stand-alone certificate (i.e., only degree-seeking students can pursue the certificate), then the student cannot apply to graduate with the certificate until they have completed all degree requirements and applied to graduate with the degree as well.
Once the Certificate requirements are complete, the student must apply for graduation and pay the required $10 Certificate graduation fee.
A student will pay the $10 Certificate graduation fee and the $35 Master's degree graduation fee (or the $200 doctoral degree graduation fee), if applicable.
Yes. Once your Graduate Certificate requirements are fulfilled and graduation is confirmed, a printed certificate is mailed to the student.
Yes. Once a student is awarded a Graduate Certificate, it is listed on the top of the official transcript.
The Graduate School is committed to advocating and supporting graduate programs dedicated to the pursuit of new knowledge and best teaching practices that promote diverse, globally aware graduate students and faculty.