For Students - Certificate Programs
- UNYP Certificate Programs
Office Location: Londýnská 41, 4th floor
Office Hours: Monday - Friday, 10:00 - 17:00
- Policies, Rules, Term
- List of Certificate Programs
- 1. Introduction
Various certificate programs are offered within the UNYP degree program offerings.
Such programs include (in the alphabetical order): English Literature, European Union Studies, Finance, Human Resource Management, International Politics, IT Management, Management, Marketing, Media Studies, and Psychology.
- 2. Policies, Rules, Terms
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.
- 3. List of Certificate ProgramsThe following table uses ECTS credit system (2 ECTS =1 US credit).
- 4. Procedure
Step 1: Student discusses his/her interest in the certificate program with his/her Academic Advisor.
Step 2: Student meets with the Dean of School 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 Dean of School responsible for the certificate program. (Note -- The courses can be changed based on the current course offer with the approval of the Dean of School 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.
- 5. Documents