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Online Undergraduate Certificates

The Undergraduate Certificate Programs at Western Kentucky University provide students with the practical knowledge and skills necessary for success in a variety of careers. WKU currently offers twelve undergraduate certificates that can be obtained with a degree or by themselves.

Certificate Application Process

If you are seeking an undergraduate certificate as a stand-alone program, you will follow the standard application process at based on your student classification (freshman, transfer, readmit).

If you are adding a certificate program to a bachelor's degree, please do the following the semester prior to completion of the certificate program.

Step 1: Find the Certificate Program Reference Number and Name of Program in the Undergraduate Catalog

Step 2: Complete the Undergraduate Certificate Program Form

Step 3: Obtain program approval signatures from department offering the certificate program

Step 4: Pay the $15.00 application fee on TopNet

For more information about the cost of the program, average time to complete the program, and other important information, please visit our website at

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 Last Modified 1/15/20