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Certificates

The College of Liberal and Professional Studies (LPS) offers short, focused programs of study designed to develop your skills and knowledge in a specific subject area. Many LPS programs offer certificate options that allow students to declare a specialization within their graduate or post-baccalaureate studies. Flexible certificate programs can be undertaken during the course of certain programs but may also be completed separately, without committing to an entire degree.

Flexible Certificates

Penn LPS Online Certificates

Learn skills to enhance your personal or professional expertise in fully online and credit-bearing certificates with flexible and accelerated schedules.

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Fels Graduate Certificates

These focused certificates, specializing in key areas of public administration, are available to Penn graduate students as well as working professionals who wish to enhance their careers.

Program Certificates

Pre-Health Programs Specialized Studies Certificates

Pre-Health Programs Specialized Studies Certificates

Specialized Studies Certificates are awarded to exceptional students in recognition of outstanding academic accomplishments during completion of the Penn’s Pre-Health Programs.

Pre-Health Programs Core Studies Certificates

Pre-Health Programs Core Studies Certificates

Penn’s Pre-Health programs award certificates to exceptional students in the Core Studies and Specialized Studies tracks in recognition of outstanding academic accomplishments during the program.

Organizational Dynamics (MSOD) Certificates

Organizational Dynamics (MSOD) Certificates

MSOD students can specialize in a subject area with a degree concentration, and earn one or more certificates by taking courses in the concentration.

Master of Liberal Arts (MLA) Certificates

Master of Liberal Arts (MLA) Certificates

Students in the MLA program can participate in an interdisciplinary certificate program to focus their studies and demonstrate specialized knowledge on a resume or transcript.

Graduate Certificate in Social, Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience (SCAN)

Students in the Master of Behavioral and Decision Sciences program may take electives toward the SCAN certificate, which is designed to provide a strong foundation in neuroscience.

Classical Studies Certificates

Classical Studies Certificates

Classical Studies Certificates are awarded to exceptional post-baccalaureate students upon completing milestones in classical language study.