Graduation Application

Graduate Certificate – Graduation Application and Important Information

Program Requirements

Students are responsible for the completion of all program-specific requirements to receive the credential.  Requirements are published in the School of Education Graduate Bulletin found in the Graduate Portal.

Plan of Studies (ePOS)

All students must have a Plan of Studies (ePOS) approved by their ONE FACULTY advisor and the Graduate Studies Office. Please review your approved ePOS. Be sure to click View and not Edit.

Application for Graduation

  • An Application for Graduation must be submitted electronically through GEMS 30 days prior to the certificate conferral date.
  • To apply, visit Click on the Graduation tab, then the Apply to Graduate link. Graduate Certificate credentials are awarded monthly.


The School of Education holds a Convocation ceremony in May and December. You and your family can attend this smaller, more personal event. Information with the date, time, and location can be found here.


If you have questions, use the links above or contact the Recorders at