UMSL offers quite a few Graduate Certificates. However, not all graduate certificates are eligible for federal financial aid. Students enrolled in the graduate certificate programs below may apply for federal student aid by completing the FAFSA. You can learn more about these programs through the Graduate School’s Graduate Certificates Programs page and/or through the certificate’s respective academic program.

Advanced Credit Program (ACP) Instructional Communication

Applied Behavior Analysis

Autism Studies


Business Administration

Business Intelligence

Clinical Psychology Respecialization

Community College Leadership


Digital and Social Media Marketing

Early Childhood Teaching

Elementary School Teaching

Elementary and Special Education Teaching

Gender Studies


History Education

Institutional Research

International Studies

Local Government Management

Logistics and Supply Chain Management

Marketing Management

Nonprofit Management and Leadership

Policy and Program Evaluation

Post-MSN Nurse Practitioner – Adult, Family, Pediatric, Psychiatric-Mental Health, or Women’s Health

Program Evaluation in Education

Secondary School Teaching

Social Justice in Education

Student Affairs Administration and Leadership

Talent Management

Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

Teaching of Writing

Trauma Studies

Tropical Biology and Conservation