Admission Requirements: Computer Technology Endorsement Graduate Certificate

July 15, 2022
August 22, 2022
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stack of documents icon Admission Requirements

The Computer Technology Endorsement Graduate Certificate program at UC Online welcomes graduate applications from students who:


  • Hold a baccalaureate degree from a college or university regarded as standard by a regional or general accrediting agency and
  • Have at least a B average (3.0/4.0 system) in relevant undergraduate coursework or otherwise give evidence of promise that is judged satisfactory by the admitting program and the Graduate School


The required documents for application are noted in the Criteria for Admission. Application to all graduate studies at the University of Cincinnati is fully online. Please go to the Graduate School website to submit your application.

*Make sure you fully fill out the application, and provide the necessary documents to prevent any delays with your application.*

Goal Statement

Upload a statement of purpose explaining your interest in online learning, your professional or academic experience that has prepared you for study in the graduate certificate, and any other relevant experience or interests you would like to provide.


The submission should include the applicant’s name; address; phone; email; colleges attended with degrees, dates conferred, and grade point average; employment history; professional experience; present employer; and names of references.

Letter of Recommendation

The applicant must include at least one letter of recommendation (preferably from someone who can speak to your academic abilities).

Note: The purpose of the reference letter is to give the committee an additional data point to assess your academic and professional background. Hence, it is highly recommended to include both an academic and professional reference as part of your application. Applicants do not upload the recommendation letters. A note is sent directly to the recommenders from the application system. It is advisable to ask more recommenders than required because applications that do not include at least one reference letter cannot be reviewed by the committee.

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