Graduate Certificates

Gain a competitive advantage in the job market with in-demand technical skills. Portland State’s graduate level certificates can be completed as a stand-alone credential or to enhance your master’s degree.


Athletic & Outdoor Industry

From industry giants to start-ups that top the who-to-watch lists, Portland’s backyard offers exhilarating career opportunities. When it comes to leadership talent, companies are looking to PSU’s A&O Industry Program for team players who bring strategy, determination and innovation to the table.

Business Intelligence and Analytics

The future of business is increasingly data driven. Unlock opportunities in some of the fastest rising careers by learning to combine analytical skill with sound intuition as you distill insights and strategies from large-scale data sets.

Global Supply Chain Management

The Internet of Things, driverless cars, AI, and 3D printing are just some of the technologies that are already shaping the rapid evolution of supply chains and driving demand for forward-thinking professionals. Take advantage of this exciting career opportunity with practical skills and a global perspective.


HR Analytics CertificateHR Analytics

This innovative program is designed for HR professionals and students looking to develop their skills in data analytics, data visualization, and storytelling with data. Learn how to ask important questions and leverage data analytics to inform and support strategic initiatives aimed at hiring, developing, and retaining the right talent.



Real Estate Development

(administered by CUPA)

Dramatic changes in the real estate industry over the past decade require an advanced set of interdisciplinary skills for commercial and residential real estate practitioners in the private, public, and non-profit sectors. The Graduate Certificate in Real Estate Development has been designed to build the technical and analytical knowledge of those who wish to enter the industry or to further develop the skills of industry professionals.

Social Innovation

Leverage business frameworks to design innovative solutions for the world’s biggest challenges. The entrepreneurial skills and mindset you’ll acquire in this certificate equip you to launch your own venture or take initiative within an organization, and they also set you apart as a highly desirable job candidate.



Designed for CPAs, current tax practitioners, accounting majors, and attorneys looking for more in-depth continuing education, this 20 credit, part-time, standalone graduate certificate will prepare you with a combination of technical knowledge and critical thinking skills to make informed decisions.