Go for Grad Certificates

A Graduate Certificate is an excellent way to develop specialized professional skills without the time commitment of a graduate degree. With smaller class sizes, hands-on training, and department connections, students enrolled in certificate programs often have a leg up over other applicants in their field. In addition, due to the relatively short duration of programs, graduate certificates can assess and meet the ever-changing demands of employers.

Graduate Certificate Instruction

A Diverse Array of Programs

Portland State University has 48 unique certification programs covering a wide range of fields.

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Expertise in What You Care About

Not only will you develop the refined skills that come with any post-baccalaureate endeavor, but opportunities for an increased salary and better job security. Graduate Certificate credits can also be used should you wish to pursue a graduate degree.