Post-Master’s Certificates at GCU

Find a Post-Master’s Certificate

Explore our post-master’s certificate options in theology, counseling and nursing. Choose from our handful of specialized programs and take your graduate degree even further. If you already have a master’s degree, then our post-master’s certificates can help you fine tune your field knowledge to an area that interests you the most.

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New Graduate Student Summer Scholarship
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GCU is offering a $325 scholarship toward tuition for qualified new master’s program students starting in July.

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Why Choose GCU for Your Post-Master’s Certificate

Post-master’s certificates are designed for those who already have a master’s degree in a relevant field of study. Our post-master’s programs provide an opportunity for students to expand upon their existing education and experience in order to acquire specialized knowledge and position themselves to potentially further their career opportunities in the fields of nursing, counseling and theology. Post-master’s certificates are focused programs, offering relevant courses within a tight timeframe to enable you to acquire new skillsets quickly and apply them to your career.

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The benefits of a post-master’s degree include:

Post-master’s programs offer a quick route to gaining additional knowledge making efficient use of your time compared to earning a second master's or doctorate degree. 

The courses for each post-master’s certificate are purposefully designed to lead students through the needed lessons for achieving a full knowledge of the specialization. 

GCU’s post-master’s certificates require fewer credits than alternative graduate programs, such as a master’s or doctorate degree. This may be a good option for those seeking additional cost-effective learning opportunities.

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 MOU 9486: The New Graduate Student Summer Scholarship is only valid for those applicants who submit a complete application, meet all requirements for acceptance and start their program in July 2024. If you enroll in an online or evening graduate program (excluding the FNP and ACNP programs), we will award you an $325 scholarship toward your tuition, which will be applied over your first academic year, as defined in the University Policy Handbook. This scholarship cannot be used in conjunction with any other GCU scholarship/awards, except the Military Veteran Tuition Scholarship. This scholarship will be applied toward your tuition only, and you will not receive funds in excess of your charges.