Graduate Certificate Programs
Gain advanced skills and focused knowledge in a Graduate Certificate program. Graduate certificate programs take your career to the next level through a collection of graduate credit courses designed for busy professionals. View graduate certificates to learn about career prospects, curriculum, admissions requirements, and how to apply.
Graduate Certificate in Agricultural and Extension Education/Licensure in Education for Agricultural Professionals
The Graduate Certificate in Agricultural and Extension Education, also known as LEAP (Licensure in Education for Agricultural Professionals), provides certification and North Carolina licensure to teach agriculture in school settings.
In this certificate program, students will learn statistical methods and how to apply them in real world settings and about statistical programming techniques that are required for managing data in a typical workplace environment.
The online Graduate Certificate in Counselor Education (GCCE) requires 13 credit hours and may be completed within one year. It is designed for school teachers, administrators, support staff, advisors, tutors and others in education and human services fields.
Graduate Certificate in Design and Analysis of Environmental Systems: Watershed Assessment and Restoration
Offers graduate-level course work in biological and agricultural engineering that is more advanced and in-depth than is typically available from short courses and workshops.
The Graduate Certificate in Environmental Assessment provides students and professionals the opportunity to develop recognized academic credentials and advanced expertise in Environmental Assessment.
The Graduate Certificate in Family Life Education and Coaching prepares students to work with parents, professionals, and families as a both family life educator and family life coach.
The Graduate Certificate in Feed Science prepares professionals or current degree program students to work in the feed industry. The program will provide an advanced foundation in feed science technology, animal nutrition and formulation, and feed industry leadership
This program provides recognized academic credentials and advanced expertise in Geographic Information Systems (GIS). It is open to those who hold a bachelor’s degree but are not enrolled in a degree program as well as NC State non-GIS graduate students.
To earn your graduate certificate, you need to complete only 15 credit hours. No thesis or dissertation is required. Courses are taught via the web and at two-way video-conferencing sites around the state, so you won’t need time off from work or face long commutes to campus.
This certificate prepares future, and strengthens current, professionals to assume administrative positions and/or leadership roles within community-based youth and/or family development.