Graduate certificates are especially designed for students in industry, offering the quality of Stanford graduate content and the flexibility to take courses in areas that meet your employees’ needs. Most certificates can be earned within 1 to 2 years with the successful completion of 3 to 5 graduate courses delivered online. Students earn Stanford academic credit for all courses successfully completed.

Tuition Discounts

Students employed by member companies or organizations benefit from reduced tuition for graduate courses contributing toward a graduate certificate. Academic credit is earned for courses successfully completed as a part of a graduate certificate.

Enrollment TypeNon-memberMember
Credit, Non Degee Option (NDO)$1,320/quarter unit$1,120/quarter unit


Custom Certificate Programs

We can combine courses from our portfolio to create a certificate program to meet your organization’s specific goals and strategic initiatives.  This could involve incorporating relevant case studies, labs, or activities that speak directly to initiatives or projects taking place within your organization.

For more information about creating a custom Stanford graduate certificate, contact us at


Meet Jennifer Wade

"As a result of my coursework, I am more aware of trends in the Biotech industry."

Supervisor of Drug Substance Manufacturing and Maintenance Execution, Genentech

Graduate Certificate in Product Creation and Innovative Manufacturing

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