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Art Programs

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Arts Leadership and Cultural Management

“Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.” – Pablo Picasso

A vibrant arts community fosters creativity, inspiration, and free thought.

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Digital Media and Design

Learn how to take Digital Media and Design into the next century with UConn’s Digital Media and Design Certificate program.

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Puppet Arts

UConn’s Puppet Arts program is the premier puppetry program in the U.S. Our online program applies the art of puppetry to a wide range of professions, including educators and dramatic artists.

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Business Programs

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Accounting Analytics

As businesses continually strive to position themselves to fully benefit from data analytics, accounting professionals are in the right place at the right time—if, that is, you have an analytical mindset and develop the sophisticated data analysis skills required to use the latest business intelligence tools to leverage information from complex data resources. In response to this demand, the UConn School of Business now offers an Advanced Business Certificate in Accounting Analytics.

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Accounting Fundamentals

Whether you want to prepare for an entry-level career in accounting, earn transferable credit toward a degree program, or are a small business owner who wants to make informed economic decisions, our four-course Accounting Fundamentals certificate can set you up for success. Learn essential accounting principles and practices from industry experts by taking classes at your convenience online.

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Advanced Business Certificate in Business Analytics

Designed for professionals seeking to enhance their data-driven decision-making skillset, UConn's 100% online Business Analytics certificate equips students with the tools and techniques required to make business-altering inferences. Via four online graduate-level courses (12 credits), students gain expertise in data management, predictive modeling, and statistical analysis to drive informed business decision-making.

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Financial Technology (FinTech)

UConn offers three accredited Graduate Programs in FinTech held 100% online or in-person. Choose from an MS in Fintech, a Graduate Certificate in FinTech or an Accelerated Business Program in FinTech offering a mix of analytics, technology, and business courses. Students develop the skills needed to excel in Finance, Banking, InsurTech, MedTech, RegTech, and Real Estate Tech.

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Human Resource Management

Hybrid Graduate Certificates

The Advanced Business Certificate in Human Resource Management (ABC HRM) is an option for graduate business students seeking a concentration in human resources and for current professionals looking for a focused study in human resources.

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Education Programs

UConn Applied Behavior Analysis Online Graduate Certificate

Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA)

Designed specifically to meet the professional development needs of individuals interested in making meaningful change in the lives of children, adults, families, and communities, the ideal student includes, though isn’t limited to, educators, psychologists, counselors, social workers, and speech pathologists

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UConn Online Educating Bilingual Learners Graduate Certificate

Educating Bilingual Learners

According to national statistics, nearly one in four children in the United States speaks a language other than English at home. Today, the National Education Association reports that 6 million English Learners are currently enrolled in U.S. schools. The NEA Policy Brief predicts that by 2025, nearly 25 percent of students in public schools will be ELs.

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Emerging Women’s Leadership Online Graduate Certificate

Designed to empower and promote women's leadership abilities, this certificate provides a comprehensive curriculum focused on enhancing essential leadership skills, fostering self-confidence, and promoting gender equity. Participants in the Women’s Leadership Certificate benefit from expert guidance and mentorship, as well as networking opportunities with accomplished female leaders. Through this program, the University of Connecticut is committed to nurturing a new generation of influential and diverse women leaders who can drive positive change in their communities and beyond.

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Gifted Education & Talent Development

The Renzulli Center for Giftedness, Creativity, and Talent Development has been a national and international leader for more than 40 years. The Neag School of Education is ranked as one of the top in the Northeast by U.S. News and World Report.

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Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC)

UConn’s online 18-credit Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) Online Graduate Certificate is a specialized program aimed at equipping students with the necessary skills and academic credentials to pursue LPC designation under the guidelines of Connecticut's Department of Public Health (CT DPH).

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Postsecondary Disability Services

UConn’s Center on Postsecondary Education and Disabilty is the oldest in the nation and a national leader in promoting access to postsecondary education for students with disabilities. Learn how to get involved.

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UConn Online Program Evaluation Graduate Certificate

Program Evaluation

The importance of evaluating the impact of programs cannot be understated. In fact, program evaluation is a required component for securing all kinds of grants from local, state, and federal agencies. But what if you find yourself needing to learn about the cutting edge evaluation methods and tools? Or, what if you find yourself asked to do an internal evaluation for your organization, yet lack formal training? Or, what if you are in the position of having to hire an evaluator, but don't know where to start? So...where do you start?

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School Law

Cutting through the jargon to understand the legal aspects of K-12 education.

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Special Education Transition to Adulthood

Are you interested in moving into the secondary special education field? Looking to enhance your current job credentials?

If so, take a close look at the University of Connecticut's (UConn) four course, 12-credit online graduate certificate program, Special Education Transition to Adulthood. This program will prepare you to address the challenges that high school students with disabilities face when transitioning from the K-12 education system into adult life,

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Leadership & Diversity in Sport Management

Leadership skills are the top skills in demand from sports industry employers as our global society necessitates the need for collaboration among people from diverse cultures, beliefs, and backgrounds.

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Health Programs

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Clinical Genetics and Genomics

It is essential for all health care professionals to have a solid understanding of genetics and genomics given the rapidly evolving nature of this medical specialty, an increasing awareness and thirst for knowledge about personal health risks and genetics from the public sector, and the strengthened links between genomics and health outcomes.

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UConn Online Systems Genomics: Clinical Communication and Counseling Graduate Certificate

Systems Genomics: Clinical Communication and Counseling

Clinical Communication and Counseling Graduate Certificate program will give you the theoretical and practical knowledge you need to better connect your clinical counseling and helping skills with patients and consumers everyday.

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Dementia Care

As populations continue to grow and age, it’s imperative that healthcare professionals are well-equipped to provide informed, effective, and compassionate care to those suffering from Alzheimer’s Disease and other dementias.

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Disability Studies in Public Health

There are 56 million men, women, and children with disabilities in the U.S. This huge population of persons with disabilities accounts for the largest category of people living in poverty in the U.S. Discover the facts and what you can do to help.

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Exercise Prescription

Exercise physiology and related fields are exploding, especially given America's unwavering interest in sports, along with the continued growth in the numbers of older adults and people who are overweight or obese. The world is discovering exercise is medicine and UConn offers both an online graduate certificate and master's degree option.

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Genomic Data Analysis Online Graduate Certificate

Developed and taught by UConn’s Institute of Systems Genomics, the Genomic Data Analysis Online Graduate Certificate program provides an exceptional opportunity for students to gain specialized training in the analysis of high throughput genomic data, without committing to a multi-year full-time graduate degree. The 100% online graduate certificate can be completed in one year. 

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Healthcare Innovation

The Healthcare Innovation Online Graduate Certificate Program addresses an existing and growing market need to educate nurses, healthcare professionals, and those interested in solving healthcare problems using essential theories, concepts and applications within the domain of innovation for the healthcare industry.

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Health Professions Education

Preparing early to mid-career clinicians and leaders to evaluate, plan, and implement educational activities and programs for all levels of education in the health professions.

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Holistic Nursing

Healing the body, mind, spirit, and emotions for optimal health and wellness.

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UConn Online Life Story Practice and Research Graduate Certificate

Life Story Practice and Research

The exploration and expression of past experiences through various Life Story approaches such as reminiscence, life review, narrative, or storytelling to name a few can be an incredibly instructive and cathartic act that teaches us much about ourselves and our families.

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Occupational Safety & Health

Online Post-Baccalaureate Certificate Programs

Planning to enter the Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) field? Recently asked to take on take on new OSH responsibilities? Either way, you've come to the right place—at the right time!

The fact is, jobs in the Occupational Safety and Health field are plentiful—yet the number of qualified candidates lags behind. So if you're considering making a career change, go for it—chances are you'll find multiple job opportunities for which you're qualified.

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Pain Management

Pain management is a pivotal component of responsible and compassionate healthcare, both globally and at the patient level.

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Plant-Based Food and Nutrition

The Plant-Based Food and Nutrition Online Graduate Certificate program provides an exceptional opportunity for healthcare practitioners, chefs, and industry professionals to gain specialized training in the research-advised development of plant-based meal plans and products.

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UConn Online Graduate Certificate in Precision Nutrition

Precision Nutrition

The Precision Nutrition program allows you to gain a firm grasp of the rapidly advancing field of nutrition, including genetic, biochemical, physiological, pathophysiological, and clinical understanding of nutrient metabolism.

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Public Policy Programs

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Nonprofit Management

From the arts to human services, healthcare, community development and hundreds of other specialties, the U.S. nonprofit sector employs 10% of the U.S. workforce and consists of 1.4 million organizations. America’s nonprofits impact every man, woman and child in America and the world. What will be your impact?

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Survey Research

Employment of survey researchers is projected to grow 4 percent from 2020 to 2030 according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics. This graduate certificate program focusses on qualitative and quantitative data collection and analysis.

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Science and Engineering Programs

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Engineering Certificates

Immerse Yourself in Top-Tier, Cutting-Edge Content: Certificate programs are taught by faculty drawn from the forefront of their particular industry or subject matter experts in the industry.

Expand Your Engineering Skills: Each certificate packs a punch of practical knowledge that you can easily apply in your current career now.

Plus so much more!

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Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

Careers in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) are among the fastest growing in the U.S. economy. GIS are widely used for demographic and locational analysis, cartography, urban and regional planning, and environmental and natural resource management.

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UConn Online Remote Sensing and Geospatial Graduate Certificate

Remote Sensing & Geospatial Data Analytics

Unprecedented growth in the use of satellite, aircraft-based, and drone sensor technologies to detect and classify objects on Earth is transforming the way business is being conducted around the globe.

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Sustainable Environmental Planning and Management Online Graduate Certificate Image of Natural Resource Forest with Trees and Moss

Sustainable Environmental Planning & Management

“Creating solutions to the crises affecting our global community and leading our society to a sustainable future.”

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