Certificate Programs Online

Gain industry-relevant experience quickly and affordably with an online certificate program from William Paterson University.

Elevate Your Career with Cutting-edge Professional Expertise

Tailor your academic pursuits to your personal goals with a certificate from WP Online. Benefit from the convenience of multiple start dates and asynchronous coursework as you develop career-advancing skills that are sought after in any field. You’ll learn from respected faculty with valuable industry experience and connections as you prepare for new professional opportunities.

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William Paterson is the third most diverse public university in New Jersey, and a significant percentage of students are the first in their families to attend university. WP was recently designated as a Hispanic-Serving Institution with over 30 percent of students claiming Hispanic heritage in fall 2018.

Business Foundations Certificate

Total Tuition: $5,934

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Program Duration: as few as 6 months

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Credit Hours: 12*

Certificate Program in Cannabis Studies

Total Tuition: $4,320

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Program Duration: as few as 10 months

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Credit Hours: 15*

Digital Marketing Certificate

Total Tuition: $4,450.50

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Program Duration: as few as 6 months

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Credit Hours: 9*

DEI Certificate

Total Tuition: $4,320

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Program Duration: as few as 6 months

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Credit Hours: 12*

Financial Reporting and Analysis Certificate

Total Tuition: $4,450.50

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Program Duration: as few as 6 months

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Credit Hours: 9*

HR Management Certificate

Total Tuition: $4,320

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Program Duration: as few as 6 months

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Credit Hours: 12*

International Risk Management Certificate

Total Tuition: $7,417.50

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Program Duration: as few as 6 months

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Credit Hours: 15*

School Principal Certificate Program

Total Tuition: $20,801.20

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Program Duration: as few as varies

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Credit Hours: 34*

School Supervisor Certificate

Total Tuition: $7,342

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Program Duration: as few as 6 months

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Credit Hours: 12*

Strategic HR Management Certificate

Total Tuition: $5,934

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Program Duration: as few as 6 months

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Credit Hours: 12*

Certificate Programs Online

Business Foundations Certificate

Total Tuition: $5,934

  |  

Program Duration: as few as 6 months

  |  

Credit Hours: 12*

Certificate Program in Cannabis Studies

Total Tuition: $4,320

  |  

Program Duration: as few as 10 months

  |  

Credit Hours: 15*

Digital Marketing Certificate

Total Tuition: $4,450.50

  |  

Program Duration: as few as 6 months

  |  

Credit Hours: 9*

DEI Certificate

Total Tuition: $4,320

  |  

Program Duration: as few as 6 months

  |  

Credit Hours: 12*

Financial Reporting and Analysis Certificate

Total Tuition: $4,450.50

  |  

Program Duration: as few as 6 months

  |  

Credit Hours: 9*

HR Management Certificate

Total Tuition: $4,320

  |  

Program Duration: as few as 6 months

  |  

Credit Hours: 12*

International Risk Management Certificate

Total Tuition: $7,417.50

  |  

Program Duration: as few as 6 months

  |  

Credit Hours: 15*

School Principal Certificate Program

Total Tuition: $20,801.20

  |  

Program Duration: as few as varies

  |  

Credit Hours: 34*

School Supervisor Certificate

Total Tuition: $7,342

  |  

Program Duration: as few as 6 months

  |  

Credit Hours: 12*

Strategic HR Management Certificate

Total Tuition: $5,934

  |  

Program Duration: as few as 6 months

  |  

Credit Hours: 12*

Post Master's Family Nurse Practitioner Certificate

Total Tuition: $22,190

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Program Duration: as few as 16 months

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Credit Hours: 35*

Post Master's Nursing Education Certificate

Total Tuition: $11,150

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Program Duration: as few as 8 months

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Credit Hours: 20*

Post Master’s Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner Certificate

Total Tuition: $15,603.30

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Program Duration: as few as 12 months

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Credit Hours: 27*

Post Master’s Nursing Administration Certificate

Total Tuition: $10,469.80

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Program Duration: as few as 8 months

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Credit Hours: 22*

Join WP’s legacy of successful alumni

You can find nearly 80,000 William Paterson alumni throughout New Jersey, the nation, and the world, using their degrees and experiences as a springboard to professional accomplishment and personal growth. They are leaders in the arts, business, healthcare, sports, entertainment, the media, and education. They are public servants, artists, musicians, teachers, scientists, television personalities, authors, politicians, crime fighters, and entrepreneurs. Their achievements reflect our commitment to preparing you for success in your career, community, and life.

In addition to our online programs, William Paterson University offers other programs to meet the needs of the lifelong learner. For more information about our additional programs, visit the Academic Programs index page at William Paterson.

*Students without pre-requisite foundation courses may require additional credits.

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