Why Are Online Graduate Certificate Programs Important?
Graduating from college is an impressive accomplishment. You’re eager to get a job, make a good salary, and start applying everything you’ve learned about your profession. Time passes and before you know it, you’ve been diligently working for several years. One morning you go to work—and discover that a coworker got the promotion you wanted. For many, that’s a wake-up call telling you that it’s time to enhance your job skills and strengthen your résumé.
So what makes online graduate certificate programs so important?
Going back to college—even as a part-time student—is a big commitment. Of all the graduate programs available, certificate programs at an online university take less time to complete, yet reward you with vital new skills employers are looking for right now. Other compelling benefits include:
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Digital Marketing—Learn about digital marketing tools and strategies that help you manage and assess the performance of your company’s digital marketing campaigns and adjust them as needed to reach and influence consumers.
Relationship Marketing—Discover how to foster consumer loyalty and increase customer retention as well as how to plan, design, and execute customer relationship management systems, and more.
Communicating Using Social and Digital Media—Examine how social media have changed the way consumers interact with brands. Learn how to develop a social media strategy, and more.
Business and Management—Graduate certificate programs ranging from Advanced Project Management to Managerial Accounting, as well as two post-doctoral bridge certificates
Communication—Graduate Certificate in Communication
Criminal Justice and Emergency Management—Graduate Certificate in Criminal Justice
Education—More than 25 graduate and post-master’s certificate programs ranging from Adult Learning to Mathematics K–6 and Special Education
Information Technology—Graduate Certificates in Information Systems, Cyber Security, and Data Management
Nursing—A Post-Master’s Certificates in Nursing with specializations in Adult Gerontology Acute Care, Adult Gerontology Primary Care, Nursing Education, Nursing Informatics, and Nurse Executive, Family Nurse Practitioner and Psychiatric Mental Health Practitioner
Psychology—A post-master’s certificated focused on online teaching in Psychology
Public Health—Graduate Certificate in Public Health
Public Policy and Administration—Six graduate certificate programs, ranging from Homeland Security to Public Policy.
Social Work and Human Services—Graduate Certificate in Conflict Management and Negotiation.
If you are currently enrolled at Walden, you may be able to apply credits from your program toward a certificate program(s). Learn more about our transfer of credit policy.
Walden University is an accredited institution offering online graduate certificates in multiple areas of study. Expand your career options and complete your certificate program using a convenient, flexible learning platform that fits your busy life.
*Time to completion may vary by student, depending on individual progress and credits transferred, if applicable.