undergraduate-level & graduate-level certificate programs
the academic division of umt offers certificate, executive certificate, and graduate certificate programs
in various fields. the courses listed in each program are focused on professional skill development and/or attaining academic
the certificate programs are valuable for people who want to acquire marketable skills quickly in important areas with good job
prospects. while the courses in these programs are academically rigorous, students can earn their
certificates quickly without pursuing the full curriculum of a degree program.
umt's certificate program is based on courses offered at the undergraduate level,
while its executive and graduate certificate programs are built on graduate level courses. upon
successful completion of their program, students will be awarded a certificate, not a degree. to receive a certificate,
students must complete the courses with at least a 2.0 gpa. to receive an executive or graduate certificate, students
must complete the courses with at least a 3.0 gpa.
transfer credit and course substitutions are not allowed for any of the certificate programs
because the courses studied in the program are academically rigorous and earn academic credits, students may apply these
toward a degree program at umt or at other schools of their choice depending on the credit transfer rules employed by those
a high school education is the only entry requirement needed to enroll in the
certificate programs and a bachelor's degree is the only entry requirement to enroll in the executive
certificate or graduate certificate programs.