Various certificate programs are offered within the UNYP degree program offerings.
Such programs include (in the alphabetical order): Communication Studies, English Literature Studies, Finance Studies, International Politics Studies, IT Management, Management Studies, Marketing Studies, Media Studies, and Psychology Studies.
Students cannot take a certificate in his/her existing area of study/major.
All certificates are 18 credits (36 ECTS), at least half of which students must take outside their required study program courses, during their Bachelor's degree program (i.e., before graduating).
Students must maintain a grade level of C- or better for courses to count towards the specific certificate program.
No transfer credits can count towards a certificate program.
Certificates are awarded by UNYP (separate from the diploma) upon completion of all program requirements. Students in the American SUNY Bachelor's degree program would be required to take 137 credits (128 credits for the degree requirements and 9 credits beyond). Students in the European Bachelor's degree program would be required to take 198 ECTS (180 ECTS for the degree requirements and 18 ECTS beyond).
Students in the American SUNY Bachelor's program who are interested in a certificate program are encouraged to apply no later than the second year of their studies. Students in the European Bachelor's degree program who are interested in a certificate program are strongly advised to apply in their first year of their studies.
Standard credit tuition cost applies without any additional cost. Students in the 3-year (European) Bachelor's degree program taking SUNY/ESC courses* within the chosen certificate program will complete these courses in an independent study format.
* The SUNY/ESC courses are marked with an asterisk (*) symbol.
Certificates offered by the Department of Business Administration
Certificate in Management Studies
Certificate in Marketing Studies
Certificate in Finance Studies
Certificate in IT Management
Certificates offered by the Department of Communication and Mass Media
Certificate in Communication Studies
Certificate in Media Studies
Certificates offered by the Department of English Language and Literature
Certificate in English Literature
+ Contemporary Literature, Dramatic Literature, Literature in Politics, Poetry, Speculative Literature, etc.
Certificates offered by the Department of International and Economic Relations
Certificate in International Politics Studies
Certificates offered by the Department of Psychology
Certificate in Psychology Studies
++ Abnormal Psychology* (pre-requisite: Theories of Personality*), Addiction*, Community Psychology, Experimental Psychology* (pre-requisite: Research Methods for Social Sciences), Personnel Psychology, Positive Psychology, Theories of Personality*, etc.
Step 1: Student discusses his/her interest in the certificate program with his/her Academic Advisor.
Step 2: Student meets with the Department Chair responsible for the specific certificate program in order to complete the registration.
Step 3: Student submits the registration form available on e-Learning (Section #5: Documents) to the Office of Academic Affairs (located in the Londýnská 41 building, 4th floor).
Step 4: The courses for the specific certificate program are discussed and approved by the student's Academic Advisor and the Department Chair responsible for the certificate program. (Note -- The courses can be changed based on the current course offer with the approval of the Department Chair responsible for the certificate programs.)
Step 5: Student completes 18 credits (36 ECTS) required for the specific program during his/her Bachelor's degree program (i.e., before graduating).
Step 6: The certificate is issued upon completion of all program requirements.