Restricted Operations Due to Coronavirus Outbreak

For the safety of our community, UWPCE has restricted operations due to the coronavirus outbreak.

For more information, see our FAQ

Application Deadline

We’re currently accepting applications and will be reviewing them in the order they’re received. We’ll accept applications until Tuesday, September 22, 2020, 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

To apply, you must have one of the following: 

  • A bachelor's degree in any subject area, plus two years of work experience in any field
  • Four years of full-time work experience in any field

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You should be comfortable collaborating with others, presenting and contributing to group discussions with instructors and classmates.

TIME COMMITMENT

Including time in class, you should expect to spend five to six hours a week on coursework, depending  on your level of experience.

English Proficiency

If you're not a native English speaker, you’ll need to have at least basic English language skills to enroll. To learn more, see English Language Proficiency Requirements.

International Students

To enroll, international students must have a visa that permits study in the United States. This program does not enable students to obtain or maintain F-1 visa status. For more information, see Admission Requirements for International Students.

Technology Requirements

You must have access to a computer, and we recommend a high-speed internet connection.

Earning the Certificate

You earn the certificate by adhering to the program's attendance policy and successfully completing all required courses. For more information, see Earning the Certificate.

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