Requirements for Undergraduate Certificates

Professional Certificate Requirements

Colorado Mesa University offers upper division, professional certificates for students interested in broadening their knowledge and/or enhancing job-related skills in a professional field of study. The requirements for professional certificates vary and include coursework in a discipline in addition to a mix of lower division Essential Learning Courses. Candidates for a Professional Certificate at Colorado Mesa University must satisfy all requirements specified on the certificate’s program sheet with a cumulative grade point average of 2.00 or higher for all courses. A grade lower than a “C” in the program of study will not be counted toward meeting the certificate’s requirements. To meet academic residency at least fifty percent of the credit hours for the certificate must be earned through Colorado Mesa University. Students should contact the appropriate academic department head for specific certificate requirements.

Technical Certificate Requirements

Candidates for a Technical Certificate at Colorado Mesa University must satisfy all requirements specified on the certificate’s program sheet with a cumulative grade point average of 2.00 or higher for all courses. A grade lower than “C” in the program of study will not be counted toward meeting the certificate’s requirements. To meet academic residency, at least fifty percent of the credit hours for the certificate must be earned through Colorado Mesa University.