Counseling grad student class

Certificate and PDE certification programs can enhance your knowledge and credibility in your chosen field.

Messiah University’s certificate and PDE teaching certification programs allow you to take graduate-level courses as a way of enhancing your knowledge, skills, leadership and professional credibility within your field of study―without having to commit the time and finances necessary to earn a full master’s degree. Whether you are exploring a new professional path or career, staying current in your field or continuing lifelong learning goals; the flexible format of Messiah University’s certificate or teaching certification programs may be the right option for you. Whatever program you choose, up to 12 non-degree credits earned can be applied toward a degree. If at some point you decide to pursue a degree, you must fulfill the admission requirements for degree seeking students.


Messiah University graduate-level certificate programs

PDE certification programs


* May be completed fully online.

** The CAGS in counseling without field experience can be completed fully online. If field experience is required, students must complete one on-campus course.

+Students who complete a PDE certification program will also receive a Messiah University graduate certificate.