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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, Aug 23, 2019 Degree conferral date for summer semester 2019
Sun, Sep 1, 2019 September graduation application deadline for graduate and professional students (monthly clearances only)
Tue, Oct 1, 2019 October graduation application deadline for graduate and professional students (monthly clearances only)

Registration

Sun, Aug 25, 2019 Last day to wait list a closed fall class
Tue, Sep 3, 2019 First half and full semester last day to drop a class with a 100% refund, no approval required
Mon, Oct 21, 2019 Second half semester, last day to drop a class with a 100% refund, no approval required