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Undergraduate certificate programs

A University of Minnesota certificate can provide:

  • a stepping-stone toward a baccalaureate or graduate degree
  • specialized training to supplement your existing skills and credentials
  • valuable preparation and training for employment and promotion

Certificate programs to meet your needs

  • a wide range of educational options for full-time and part-time students
  • a variety of course options, including day, evening, and online classes are available throughout the year
  • University of Minnesota certificate programs are not eligible for federal financial aid programs. Estimate the cost of your certificate program
  • Personal academic advising: Contact the certificate program to get started!


Starting your certificate program

On the University Catalogs website, select the appropriate "Undergraduate credit certificate" program type to find information about available certificate programs and their requirements.

Undergraduate certificate programs:

Submit the Application for Undergraduate UMD Certificate Programs.

Send official transcripts to University of Minnesota Duluth.

  • Mail to UMD Admissions Processing, 123 DAdB, 1049 University Drive, Duluth, MN 55812-3011
  • Email umdadmis@d.umn.edu

Initiate your UMN account after you receive confirmation and your UMN ID.

  • Your UMN account gives you access to University online systems, including University email and the MyU portal, where you will register for classes, see your grades, and pay your bill.
  • Note: You do not need to complete this step if your UMN account is active.

Completing your certificate program

Important Dates

Graduation

Fri, Oct 2, 2020 Last day to apply to graduate for fall 2020 undergraduate degree candidates
Fri, Dec 18, 2020 Undergraduate degree conferral date for fall semester
Fri, Mar 5, 2021 Last day to apply to graduate for spring or summer 2021 undergraduate degree candidates

Registration

Fri, Oct 16, 2020 First half semester last day of classes
Mon, Oct 19, 2020 Second half semester classes begin
Tue, Oct 20, 2020 Second half semester, last day to add a class without approval