Certificate Programs

The Boost You May Need

Our certificate programs prepare busy adult learners like you for an increasingly dynamic and complex world. By design, each program challenges you to explore subjects in depth and apply new concepts and skills in practical situations. Programs typically span three academic quarters, providing you with knowledge and networking opportunities to enhance your career, change your career or develop an important personal interest. Enroll in a UW certificate program and gain:

  • In-depth, subject-specific knowledge and skills
  • Networking opportunities with instructors, guest speakers and fellow students
  • A highly regarded University of Washington credential


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Why Enroll in a UW Certificate

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Watch this video to learn more about the value of our certificate programs.

UW Certificates Inspire New Ventures

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Hear about Makerhaus, an innovative company that Mike Kemery was inspired to launch after completing the Certificate in Business Development.

UW Certificates Inspire New Ventures 

In this video, hear what Soni Dave was inspired to do after completing two UW Professional & Continuing Education certificate programs.

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