A certificate program provides a concentration of information in a specialized field of study without the long-term commitment of completing a degree. Choose from credit or non-credit programs, or prepare yourself for professional certification. A certificate from Salem State is an excellent choice, whether you're training for a new career or looking to advance in your field.
Credit Certificate Programs
A Credit Certificate is an official recognition by an academic department that a student has satisfactorily completed a specific core of courses and has had in-depth exposure to the special field. These courses can be transferred into an appropriate undergraduate degree program at Salem State.
Non-Credit Certificate Programs
A Non-Credit Certificate is designed to provide knowledge and skills for professional development or career enhancement. Each program focuses on the needs of business and industry and is aligned with workforce and labor trends.