Definitions for "Certificate programs"
A non-degree credential designed to provide students with specialized knowledge that is less extensive than, and different from, a master's program. A certificate program represents a focused collection of courses that, when completed, affords the student some record of coherent academic accomplishment in a given discipline or set of related disciplines.
Program designated for students who are looking for instruction with a high degree of specialization. Certificate programs vary in length and may require less than two years of full-time study, and may be pursued on a part-time basis. At the point of completion students may request the issuance of a certificate of completion.
programs that offer short-term training in a wide variety of areas and are available at community and technical colleges.