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Certificates & 2nd Degrees

Currently, we are accepting applications from students who wish to pursue a second bachelor's degree in all majors.

We also offer multiple Certificate of Study opportunities

PLEASE NOTE, A Certificate of Study is NOT a Degree-Seeking Program, THEREFORE, you will NOT need to submit the following application information:

  • GRE Scores
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Letters of Reference

In the Application under Intended Major: Choose the certificate program from the drop-down menu on the application.

  • Emphasis/concentration (if any): Type in "Certificate"
  • What is Your Degree Objective: Choose "none"
  • "How many total college units…": Choose "have bachelor's degree or equivalent"

Admission Requirements

  • have completed a bachelor's degree at a regionally accredited institution, and
  • be in good standing at the last college or university attended, and
  • have a 2.5 grade point average in the last degree completed, or have attained a grade point average of 2.5 (A=4.0) in the last 60 semester units attempted.

If you later decide to formally enter a graduate program (master's degree) or credential program at Cal Poly Humboldt, you will need to submit a new, graduate level, application for admission.

Please note - there are limitations on using coursework taken while in post-baccalaureate status to complete requirements for a master’s degree. Check with Graduate Studies for more information about the master’s programs at Cal Poly Humboldt.