Certificate Programs


Requirements for the Certificate Programs are listed in the respective graduate sections of this catalog.

Graduate Certificate Programs are offered in Religious Studies (Advanced Religious Studies), Education (Inclusive and Responsive Teaching; Instructional Leadership), Counseling Psychology (Enlaces: Counseling the Spanish-Speaking Client), and the Humanities (English, Creative Writing, Cultural Studies, and History). A Post-MSN Certificate in Adult Gerontology Clinical Nurse Specialist is also offered.


Gerontology is the scientific study of aging. The aging processes are studied mainly from the aspects of biology, psychology and sociology, but there are added ethical, religious, and humanistic dimensions as well. This graduate certificate program is currently on hiatus.