Why earn a certificate?

  • Develop new skills and stack your credentials.
  • Increase your knowledge and boost your resume qualifications.

How can you earn a certificate?

  • Add a certificate to your current major program.
  • Consider stacking a certificate onto your earned degree.

Slippery Rock University's certificates are designed with your future in mind.

  • Certificates will have a minimum of 9 graduate credits or 12 undergraduate credits. At least 6 credits must be completed through SRU.
  • All graduate certificate credits may share with the graduate major.  No more than six undergraduate certificate credits may share with the undergraduate major, not including Liberal Studies/Rock Integrated Studies and elective courses.  
  • Certificates may be completed as part of a full degree program, or may be completed as a non-degree student.
  • Students completing certificates as a non-degree student are not eligible for financial aid. Individual certificates may have additional requirements regarding application of transfer credit and age of credit.