Graduate Certificate
Online Programs

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Online Graduate Certificate

California Coast University’s online certificate programs are designed to assist students looking to update their current knowledge, skill set, and overall marketability in a time and cost efficient manner.

Created with different career fields in mind, these certificates provide concentrated academic content with less requirements than those of a typical degree.

Balance Learning with Life

Our low-cost and flexible programs are:

  • Affordable
  • 100% Online
  • Self-Paced
  • Accredited
What is a Graduate Certificate?

A graduate certificate is a master's degree level certificate comprised of four college-credit courses. The courses are typically four specialized core courses from the Master's degree in the related field of study.

Certificates are a great place to start toward getting your full master's degree.

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The great culture that has been cultivated at CCU over the decades.
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Explore All Online Graduate Certificate Programs

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Organizational Leadership
Graduate Certificate Online Program
The graduate certificate program in Organizational Leadership prepares students to be effective leaders for business teams at all organizational levels. The program offers students the opportunity to develop skills in organizational structure and behavior, guiding decision-making, operations, training, and development. Students will be able to take charge and provide for a corporation, government agency, or non-profit organization in new and better ways. read more
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Psychology Studies
Graduate Certificate Online Program
The graduate certificate program in Psychology Studies serves as a means to further personal and professional growth. Whether or not students are employed in the field of psychology, knowledge of it may be applied in meaningful ways throughout their lives. Understanding the mind and behavior will teach students how to help others while giving them the confidence to manage teams and groups. read more
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Management Studies
Graduate Certificate Online Program
The graduate certificate program in Management Studies is specifically designed for students who wish to hone their management skills or prepare for re-entry into the workforce. The program prepares students for a position as a leader in management and covers the fundamentals needed to successfully manage a team. read more
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Human Resource Management
Graduate Certificate Online Program
The graduate certificate program in Human Resource Management provides students with a strong foundation to advance within the evolving human resource profession, with coursework in human relations, advanced human resource management, and compensation strategies. The program prepares students for positions managing the interaction of personnel and covers the latest HR protocols in today’s evolving business climate. read more
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Marketing Studies
Graduate Certificate Online Program
The graduate certificate program in Marketing Studies meets the need for a focused graduate preparation for employment or job enhancement in marketing or advertising. The program is designed for students interested in understanding the fundamental concepts of marketing and how to apply these concepts through case studies and company and non-profit organization projects. read more
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Educational Administration
Graduate Certificate Online Program
The graduate certificate program in Educational Administration emphasizes the provision of opportunities for students to develop the skills and competencies that are necessary for successful educational leadership. The program covers leadership and organizational behavior, public policy, and community relations as it relates to schools. read more
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Health Care Management
Graduate Certificate Online Program
The graduate certificate program in Health Care Management provides a learning environment where students with professional experience can supplement their existing practical knowledge with new theoretical knowledge of health care organizations, health care organizational behavior, health care law, and related health care administration topics. read more
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Business Administration
Graduate Certificate Online Program
The graduate online certificate program in Business Administration provides students with the opportunity to gain basic business knowledge without having to participate in a full MBA program. Students will attain an understanding of the functional areas of business administration and how each contributes to an effective business organization. read more
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Curriculum and Instruction
Graduate Certificate Online Program
The graduate certificate program in Curriculum and Instruction provides students with the tools to plan, develop, and implement standards-based curricula and instruction. Students will be prepared to create lesson plans for various schools and education programs and learn about various educational needs and the use of evaluation of teaching materials. The program covers various models of teaching, advanced curriculum design and instruction, and global perspectives in curriculum. read more
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Organizational Leadership
Graduate Certificate Online Program
The graduate certificate program in Organizational Leadership prepares students to be effective leaders for business teams at all organizational levels. The program offers students the opportunity to develop skills in organizational structure and behavior, guiding decision-making, operations, training, and development. Students will be able to take charge and provide for a corporation, government agency, or non-profit organization in new and better ways. read more
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Management Studies
Graduate Certificate Online Program
The graduate certificate program in Management Studies is specifically designed for students who wish to hone their management skills or prepare for re-entry into the workforce. The program prepares students for a position as a leader in management and covers the fundamentals needed to successfully manage a team. read more
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Human Resource Management
Graduate Certificate Online Program
The graduate certificate program in Human Resource Management provides students with a strong foundation to advance within the evolving human resource profession, with coursework in human relations, advanced human resource management, and compensation strategies. The program prepares students for positions managing the interaction of personnel and covers the latest HR protocols in today’s evolving business climate. read more
Graduate Certificate Ribbon Green
Marketing Studies
Graduate Certificate Online Program
The graduate certificate program in Marketing Studies meets the need for a focused graduate preparation for employment or job enhancement in marketing or advertising. The program is designed for students interested in understanding the fundamental concepts of marketing and how to apply these concepts through case studies and company and non-profit organization projects. read more
Graduate Certificate Ribbon Green
Health Care Management
Graduate Certificate Online Program
The graduate certificate program in Health Care Management provides a learning environment where students with professional experience can supplement their existing practical knowledge with new theoretical knowledge of health care organizations, health care organizational behavior, health care law, and related health care administration topics. read more
Graduate Certificate Ribbon Green
Business Administration
Graduate Certificate Online Program
The graduate online certificate program in Business Administration provides students with the opportunity to gain basic business knowledge without having to participate in a full MBA program. Students will attain an understanding of the functional areas of business administration and how each contributes to an effective business organization. read more
Graduate Certificate Ribbon Green
Educational Administration
Graduate Certificate Online Program
The graduate certificate program in Educational Administration emphasizes the provision of opportunities for students to develop the skills and competencies that are necessary for successful educational leadership. The program covers leadership and organizational behavior, public policy, and community relations as it relates to schools. read more
Graduate Certificate Ribbon Green
Curriculum and Instruction
Graduate Certificate Online Program
The graduate certificate program in Curriculum and Instruction provides students with the tools to plan, develop, and implement standards-based curricula and instruction. Students will be prepared to create lesson plans for various schools and education programs and learn about various educational needs and the use of evaluation of teaching materials. The program covers various models of teaching, advanced curriculum design and instruction, and global perspectives in curriculum. read more
Graduate Certificate Ribbon Green
Organizational Leadership
Graduate Certificate Online Program
The graduate certificate program in Organizational Leadership prepares students to be effective leaders for business teams at all organizational levels. The program offers students the opportunity to develop skills in organizational structure and behavior, guiding decision-making, operations, training, and development. Students will be able to take charge and provide for a corporation, government agency, or non-profit organization in new and better ways. read more
Graduate Certificate Ribbon Green
Management Studies
Graduate Certificate Online Program
The graduate certificate program in Management Studies is specifically designed for students who wish to hone their management skills or prepare for re-entry into the workforce. The program prepares students for a position as a leader in management and covers the fundamentals needed to successfully manage a team. read more
Graduate Certificate Ribbon Green
Human Resource Management
Graduate Certificate Online Program
The graduate certificate program in Human Resource Management provides students with a strong foundation to advance within the evolving human resource profession, with coursework in human relations, advanced human resource management, and compensation strategies. The program prepares students for positions managing the interaction of personnel and covers the latest HR protocols in today’s evolving business climate. read more
Graduate Certificate Ribbon Green
Organizational Leadership
Graduate Certificate Online Program
The graduate certificate program in Organizational Leadership prepares students to be effective leaders for business teams at all organizational levels. The program offers students the opportunity to develop skills in organizational structure and behavior, guiding decision-making, operations, training, and development. Students will be able to take charge and provide for a corporation, government agency, or non-profit organization in new and better ways. read more
Graduate Certificate Ribbon Green
Health Care Management
Graduate Certificate Online Program
The graduate certificate program in Health Care Management provides a learning environment where students with professional experience can supplement their existing practical knowledge with new theoretical knowledge of health care organizations, health care organizational behavior, health care law, and related health care administration topics. read more
Graduate Certificate Ribbon Green
Organizational Leadership
Graduate Certificate Online Program
The graduate certificate program in Organizational Leadership prepares students to be effective leaders for business teams at all organizational levels. The program offers students the opportunity to develop skills in organizational structure and behavior, guiding decision-making, operations, training, and development. Students will be able to take charge and provide for a corporation, government agency, or non-profit organization in new and better ways. read more
Graduate Certificate Ribbon Green
Business Administration
Graduate Certificate Online Program
The graduate online certificate program in Business Administration provides students with the opportunity to gain basic business knowledge without having to participate in a full MBA program. Students will attain an understanding of the functional areas of business administration and how each contributes to an effective business organization. read more
Graduate Certificate Ribbon Green
Marketing Studies
Graduate Certificate Online Program
The graduate certificate program in Marketing Studies meets the need for a focused graduate preparation for employment or job enhancement in marketing or advertising. The program is designed for students interested in understanding the fundamental concepts of marketing and how to apply these concepts through case studies and company and non-profit organization projects. read more
Graduate Certificate Ribbon Green
Psychology Studies
Graduate Certificate Online Program
The graduate certificate program in Psychology Studies serves as a means to further personal and professional growth. Whether or not students are employed in the field of psychology, knowledge of it may be applied in meaningful ways throughout their lives. Understanding the mind and behavior will teach students how to help others while giving them the confidence to manage teams and groups. read more