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Graduate Certificates

Gain additional credentials to improve your marketability.

Seeking a quick return on investment? A graduate certificate is ideal for professionals looking to build or gain skills in emerging areas quickly.

Graduate certificates are 15 credits and courses are available in fall, winter, spring or summer sessions. Students broaden their professional network while gaining credentials that can lead to a higher salary, new career opportunities, and increase their overall career marketability.


Rolling Admissions


Multiple Start Dates


Online Courses Available


Credits Can Transfer to Full Program

Health and Wellness

This program offers experiential and academic opportunities to study health and wellness concepts. This certificate is based on the growing awareness of the mind-body connection and the impact on one’s health. Students learn to assess personal health risk factors, understand theories of behavior change and develop plans to promote well-being.

Health Information Technology

Improve healthcare and processes through data analytics, and data and information management. Our program is one of the few in New York that addresses the growing demand for the integration of information technology systems in the healthcare industry.


Integrated and Social Media

Designed to equip you with the knowledge to develop social media strategy. Student form deeper understanding of social media platforms, current social media monitoring software and the integration of digital marketing.

Integrated Health Systems

As health systems change, the field has a growing need for professionals who understand how new technology affects patients and medical personnel. Deepen your knowledge of information systems, human-computer interaction and communication methods in a healthcare setting with this program.

Nursing Home Administration

Our program will help you build a foundation in planning, organizing, staffing, directing and personnel management for residential healthcare. This certificate addresses the growing need for geriatric care and licensed nursing home administrators.

School District Leadership

Earn your New York State School District Leader certificate through SUNY Oswego. Our program assists school district professionals in advancing their careers to superintendency and other district leadership roles. 


Studio Art

Through advanced courses, you'll gain additional training and experience in portfolio development, as well as learn the skills you need to succeed in the creative field. Join a highly-supportive yet critical academic/studio environment to grow and thrive.



Stackable Credentials

SUNY Oswego certificate holders may be able to roll up to 15 credits toward their SUNY Oswego master’s degree program.