Professional Studies Post-Baccalaureate Certificate
The Professional Studies Post-Baccalaureate Certificate is a highly flexible 15-unit
certificate that can be completed in one academic year. It is designed for students
who want to enhance their knowledge and better compete for career opportunities in
their chosen field.
In this certificate program, you'll take graduate-level courses to enhance your knowledge
in areas that are valued by employers or required for a master’s or doctoral degree.
Completion of the certificate will make you “job ready” and competitive for employment
or graduate school.
Students complete 15 units of required course and electives chosen in coordination
with their adviser or graduate program director. Coursework includes LBPS 601, a required
writing course, and three electives chosen to expand skills in a competency area.
APPROACHES TO GRADUATE RESEARCH
Professional Writing Elective
Coursework chosen from competency area
Examples of competency areas include:
Human Resource Skills
Any field of study that requires prerequisite coursework such as mental health, AIT
Students who wish to continue on and complete a master's degree can do so through
the Professional Studies (M.A.). In addition, courses completed through the PBC may be applied to another graduate
program upon acceptance into that program and approval of the graduate program director.