Our graduate certificates are especially designed for students in industry. Tailor your education to meet your specific interests and needs and get all the advantages of having a Stanford University credential. All courses contributing to graduate certificates are available online during the academic quarters they are held on campus.
A successfully completed graduate course may count toward only one graduate certificate. Completing graduate courses for your certificate earns you Stanford graduate credit that may be applied toward a Stanford master's degree if you are admitted into a Stanford degree program.
- Submit an online application for the graduate certificate you wish to pursue. For more detailed information about how to apply, visit the Graduate Certificate Admissions page.
- Successfully complete the courses required for your certificate within 3 years of being accepted into the program.
- To receive a discounted tuition rate for your graduate courses, your employer must be a current member of our Corporate Education Graduate Program.