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 Communications

Graduate Certificate in Social Media

This online certificate program is ideal for both professionals who need social media skills to go further in their jobs and those who have taken over as the leaders of their company's social media functions. Students can gain a full foundational understanding of social media as well as tools that they can take back to the workplace and use immediately to help their organizations thrive.

Graduate Certificate in User Experience Design

As multiple devices continue to influence how users interact with websites and applications, there is a growing demand for professionals who possess the skills needed to deliver a seamless user experience across these devices. This certificate program will prepare students with the skills needed to research, design, develop, implement, and test an interactive and intuitive experience for any screen or device.

School of Education

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.