Certificates, Endorsements and Teacher-Education Programs at Marylhurst

Whether you need specific knowledge in a subject area or need specialized classes to round out your skills, consider a certificate program or an endorsement (for those in the teaching profession). Certificates and endorsements are shorter than a full degree program and include career-relevant content. Marylhurst offers both undergraduate and graduate certificate programs and graduate endorsements.

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Undergraduate Certificates

Pursuing a specific, undergraduate certificate is a great way to gain focused skills and knowledge in a particular topic. Courses are for college credit and show on your college transcript.

Graduate Certificates

Graduate certificates are for those who have earned a bachelor’s degree and are looking for advanced coursework in a specific topic. And they want a short series of concentrated courses instead of a full master’s degree.

Post-Graduate Certificates

If you have earned your master’s degree and need continuing education or gain advanced skills to keep up-to-date with your professional field, post-graduate certificates are an option.

Endorsements (Teacher Education)

Marylhurst offers endorsement programs for the licensed K-12 teacher looking for continuing education or enhancing his/her classroom teaching abilities to serve the changing needs of students.

Special Programs for K-12 Teachers

Enhance your abilities to teach and be a more impactful classroom instructor and overall teacher leader. Marylhurst offers quality educational programs for teachers who want to advance their skills to serve the needs of their student population.

  • Regionally accredited university (NWCCU accredited)
  • Small classes with individual focus from our renowned faculty
  • Engaging courses with team-orientated projects and networking opportunities
  • Flexible options with diverse program focus areas
  • Many courses offered online, in the evenings or on the weekends
  • Transfer credit options and prior-learning assessment (earn credit for career/life experience)

Looking for Professional Development?

Flexible courses - Marylhurst UniversityMaybe taking a series of college credit courses is not what you’re looking for.  Maybe you just want a workshop, a weekend class or seminar around career-related topics. Marylhurst’s Professional Development Center offers a variety of coursework that is not-for-credit (meaning you are not pursuing a degree) and designed to enhance you as a professional.

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