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Graduate Certificates

Community Development Policy and Practice

Application deadline June 20, 2020.

The Community Development Policy and Practice (CDPP) graduate certificate program is an 18-credit hour plan of study designed to enable in-service practitioners to enhance and advance their careers in the field of community development. From community organizing to economic development, these activities take place in diverse public, nonprofit and private enterprise.
For detailed information about the CDPP program or how to apply, go to the GraduateCatalogFor further information, please contact the CDPP Program Director, Associate Professor Margaret Stout.

Healthcare Administration Graduate Certificate

The Healthcare Administration graduate certificate program is for students who are interested in a career in a variety of healthcare settings, including hospitals, health departments, nursing homes, mental health services, home health services, nonprofit voluntary agencies, health research foundations, public and private insurance and a variety of governmental agencies. 

There are two options in obtaining the Healthcare Certificate:  

Students currently enrolled at WVU in a master's or doctoral program may decide to take a concentration in healthcare administration. For more information and how to apply for the certificate, go the Graduate Catalog section on Certificates and scroll down to Healthcare Administration.     

A student who is not desiring a degree may take the 15-hour certificate courses and be awarded a certificate upon successful completion. For information or how to apply, go the Graduate Catalog section on Certificates and scroll down to Healthcare Administration. Based upon the guidelines of WVU Graduate Catalog, some credits completed may be counted toward degree completion if the student decides to pursue a graduate degree at a later date.