Online Certificate Programs

Quinnipiac University offers a range of online graduate certificate programs to help you advance in your career and remain current and competitive in the workforce. The curriculum generally requires only three to six courses in order to earn your certificate and prepare you for your next step professionally.

School of Business and School of Law

Health Care Compliance Certificate

The School of Business and School of Law jointly offer this highly specialized certificate program that is designed to meet the high demand for health care managers and attorneys who are knowledgeable about compliance with federal and state regulations. Quinnipiac University is certified by the Health Care Compliance Association (HCCA) to offer the first university-based program in the country to train health care compliance officers.

School of Education

Certificate in Social and Emotional Learning and School Climate

Research has shown that emphasizing the social and emotional aspects of learning (SEL), in addition to the academic, leads to greater student achievement and improvements in a student's overall welfare. This online certificate program will prepare you to effectively implement SEL strategies within your classroom and foster an overall school climate that is welcoming and supportive for all students, teachers, and their families.

Graduate Certificate in Online Course Design

As K-12 programs, higher education and corporate training continue to shift online, there is a growing demand for skilled professionals who can create effective digital education resources. This online certificate program will equip you with a deeper understanding of instructional design best practices and prepare you with the skills needed to plan, design, and develop a powerful online course.

Special Education Certificate of Completion

Children are being diagnosed with special needs at younger ages than in the past. As a result, there is a growing demand for classroom teachers at all levels to have training in special education. This online certificate program arms teachers of inclusive classrooms with strategies for differentiation, collaboration and accommodation that will both help you in the classroom and give you a competitive edge in the job market.

School of Health Sciences

Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies in Occupational Therapy

The online CAGS certificate program was designed to support AOTA's Vision 2025 of creating effective, collaborative, and accessible leaders in occupational therapy. The program provides practicing occupational therapists with a standalone credential to differentiate yourself as an agent of change, and also serves as a bridge into Quinnipiac's online Occupational Therapy Doctorate program.