Applicants to the Certificate program must have completed a baccalaureate degree with a minimum cumulative undergraduate GPA of 2.75. Applications are accepted and reviewed throughout the year, so you can begin coursework for the certificate in the fall, spring, or summer.
- Application Form
- Reason Statement
A substantive outline of your research interests, qualifications, and plans for graduate study.
- Unofficial Transcripts
Upload unofficial transcripts from each undergraduate and graduate institution attended. If accepted, you will be required to submit official transcripts in order to enroll.
- Two Letters of Recommendation
We especially welcome letters from instructors and current and past employers.
- Writing Sample
We welcome samples from work, school, volunteer projects, and other venues where you have done excellent writing. We also welcome documentation that you created from scratch just for this application. We want to see that you are a clear and effective communicator.
- Application Fee