Certificate Requirements, Credits, and Award

This is an archived copy of the 2018-19 Catalog. To access the most recent version of the catalog, please visit http://catalog.norwich.edu/.


All candidates for Norwich University graduate certificates are required to:

  • Complete 12 credit hours of course work as prescribed by the program of admission.
  • Maintain an overall GPA of 3.0 or above.

Credits for Award of Certificates

Certificate requirements are measured in seminars and credits. Certificate students may take the certificate for credit, for no credit, or as an auditor. The specific seminars required for each certificate are noted in the Certificate Programs of Study.

Certificates Awarded

The certificate awarded is at the graduate level. If taken for credit, the certificate credits will be recorded on the student’s permanent academic record. The student will receive a paper certificate indicating the certificate name and date earned. Certificates taken for no credit will not be recorded on the student’s permanent academic record.