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Program Details

Course Format: Fully Online  | Credit Hours: 18-24  |  Course Duration: 8 weeks (Fall & Spring); 6 weeks (Summer) and 4 Credit Hours Each.

Tuition Costs: $520 per credit hour.*

Endorsement Application Deadlines: Deadlines: 6 convenient deadlines throughout the year.

Weekly Online Synchronous Sessions

The program consists of online video synchronous sessions that typically meet once per week, Monday - Thursday, anytime between 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm CT. These sessions are required and are designed for you to interact with your course instructors and peers synchronously for enriched learning experiences.  

Application Deadlines

Completed applications, including all additional materials requested, are due by the following application dates.


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More Information

You will find information about credit hour requirements, transferring CERT credits towards a graduate program, time limits, and other requirements here:


*Tuition and fees are direct costs charged by the university. The cost of attendance also includes indirect cost allowances for food, housing, books, supplies, and other expenses. You will not be billed by the university for these costs unless you live in university housing.  Use the Illinois Cost Calculator for an estimated cost of attendance.** 


** Note: Online students will only be charged tuition at the rate of $520 per credit hour. Tuition rates are subject to change. 

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