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Online Undergraduate Certificate Programs


Fast track additional expertise in your chosen field while gaining industry-relevant knowledge affordably with an online certificate program from A-State. Complete the certificate that aligns with your specialized goals and prepare for a career change or to elevate your current position.

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Why Choose an A-State Online Undergraduate Certificate Program?

  • Program focuses solely on your topic of interest – no foundational courses required
  • A flexible, 100% online environment lets you learn on your time while continuing to work
  • No previous college experience is necessary: Apply with your high school diploma
  • Courses are accelerated and can be completed in as few as 4-8 months

Which Online Program is Right for You?

The educator preparation programs at Arkansas State University are accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation. Contact CAEP at 1140 19th St. NW, Suite 400, Washington D.C. 20036 or by calling 202-223-0077.

Certificate in Name, Image and Likeness

Duration: 8 months Credit Hours: 15 Tuition: $276 {tuition_specification_type_per_course}*

Apply by: 8/5/24 Start class: 8/20/24

Gain a thorough understanding of the newly established opportunities available to paid student-athletes and prepare to successfully navigate the world of collegiate athletic brand management with this online Certificate in Name, Image and Likeness.

This 100% online program is the first certificate of its kind to be offered anywhere and is available to both students and professionals. Through courses focusing on strategic communications, sports management and business, you’ll be able to capitalize on the NIL rules, requirements and regulations around student-athlete compensation.

Certificate in Corporate Media

Duration: 8 months Credit Hours: 12 Tuition: $276 {tuition_specification_type_per_course}*

Apply by: 9/30/24 Start class: 10/14/24

Become the video expert your organization needs. Diversify your multimedia skills with a Certificate in Corporate Media, and work directly with businesses and non-profits so you can create effective video content to help achieve corporate goals. You will enhance your expertise in shot composition, video graphics, relevant software and more.

While you earn this certificate, you will build an online video portfolio to showcase your work and advance your career. Plus, you can apply the courses in the certificate program as credit when you enroll in an A-State undergraduate degree program.

Certificate in Graphic Communication

Duration: 8 months Credit Hours: 12 Tuition: $276 {tuition_specification_type_per_course}*

Apply by: 8/5/24 Start class: 8/20/24

Are you trying to make that great design idea in your head resonate within your organization and with your customers? The Certificate in Graphic Communication helps to bridge the gap between concept and appealing to your market audiences effectively. Emphasizing applied creativity, this industry-relevant program enhances your graphic design skills to directly impact your company's goals through printed products and more.

This program will deepen your understanding of Adobe Creative Suite while you grasp what constitutes efficient and effective design. Plus, you can apply the courses in the certificate program as credit when you enroll in an A-State undergraduate degree program.

Certificate in Media Ministry

Duration: 8 months Credit Hours: 12 Tuition: $276 {tuition_specification_type_per_course}*

Apply by: 9/30/24 Start class: 10/14/24

Help your church or religious organization expand its mission with a Certificate in Media Ministry. Whether you're a minister or parishioner, become an expert in outreach through technology—video, graphics and other multimedia tools—to broaden your organization's impact.

This program is devoted specifically to the ministry, so you will be able to create, design and implement a media strategy directly for a religious organization. Plus, you can apply the courses in the certificate program as credit when you enroll in an A-State undergraduate degree program.

Certificate in Social Media Management

Duration: 4 months Credit Hours: 12 Tuition: $276 {tuition_specification_type_per_course}*

Apply by: 6/18/24 Start class: 7/2/24

The Certificate in Social Media Management online program prepares students to develop, implement and manage communications strategies that employ digital advertising campaigns, social media components, and more.

This undergraduate-level online certificate program promotes problem solving, strong communication skills, and professional conduct and integrity. You will learn to construct multimedia content for social media sites to achieve organizational strategic communications goals and measure the effect of online advertising campaigns. Upon completion of this program, you will be certified in Hootsuite and Adwords.

Upon completion of this online program, you will have gained the knowledge and skills necessary to advance into social media management roles in your field or organization.

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