Coronavirus Update

For the safety of our community, UWPCE programs will be taught remotely for the 2020-21 academic year.

For more information, see our Coronavirus FAQ

Application Deadline

We’re currently accepting applications and will be reviewing them in the order they’re received. We’ll accept applications until Wednesday, September 15, 2021, at 11:59 p.m. Pacific Time, or until the program fills, whichever comes first.

Application Steps

Step 1: Gather the following materials

  • A brief letter (250-word maximum) that describes your relevant experience, transferable skills, knowledge of the field and commitment to professional growth
  • A resume that highlights how your education and any applicable experience fulfill the program’s admission requirements

Step 2: Apply

Complete your application and submit the materials listed in step 1, along with your $50 nonrefundable application fee.

After Applying

We’ll contact you within two weeks of receiving your application materials to let you know if you’ve been accepted to the program.

If you’re accepted, we’ll send you details about your first-term course, including information on how to register and pay your course fees. Payment is due no later than two days before your first class.

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Admission Requirements

Applicants should have two years of college coursework or post-secondary education or training. An associate degree or higher is preferred. Those with work experience related to the field of study and some prior college-level coursework may be considered for admission.

English Proficiency

If English is not your native language, you should have at least intermediate English skills to enroll. To learn more, see English Language Proficiency Requirements – Credit Programs.

International Students

Because this offering is 100% online, no visa is required and international students are welcome to apply. For more information, see Admission Requirements for International Students.

Technology Requirements

Students must have access to a computer with a current operating system, reliable high-speed Internet connection, a current version of a Web browser, computer speakers and a computer headset with a microphone. Students' devices should be able to install and run Flash-based videos and presentations. Adobe Flash plugin 10.0 or higher is required. Check that your device can accept a Flash plugin, as some tablets are not Flash-enabled. Students should have access to Microsoft Office products including Word.

Earning the Certificate

You earn the certificate by adhering to your program's attendance policy and receiving a satisfactory grade in all required courses. Students must earn a grade of at least 2.0 in each course. For more information, see Earning the Certificate.

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