Graduate Certificates & Endorsements
Application for Admission

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  • Southern Utah University is accepting applications for the ONLINE TEACHING program and the MATER ACADEMY ELAD program. Online Teaching and Mater Academy ELAD students may contact Alison Adams at for information and assistance.

    Applications for students interested in other graduate certificate or individual courses will be accepted in the future. 
    Please contact Tammy Lovell, Program Specialist in the Graduate School of Education, at if you have questions about any other certificate program or course.

  • Graduate Certificate Programs
    • Application Instructions

      SUU’s Graduate Certificate & Endorsement programs offer professionals/educators the opportunity to distinguish themselves in their fields by taking part in graduate-level courses developing vital career proficiencies. Many universities will apply credit earned in Graduate Certificate/Endorsement courses to graduate or undergraduate degree work to satisfy graduation requirements. SUU’s Graduate Certificate/Endorsement Programs empower professionals/teachers with the skills necessary to excel in a wide variety of domains. 

      Please complete the entire application and submit. Information will not be retained unless the application is submitted. 

      Graduate Certificate Program applicants must submit the following:
      1. Completed application for admission
      2. $60 application fee for the Online Teaching program
      3. Official transcripts from the college or university where you received your most recent degree (excluding SUU)
      Admission requirements for certificate programs are:
      1. Have obtained a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution (should be verified on official transcripts)
      Transcripts should be submitted electronically directly from the institution using an acceptable electronic service or mailed directly to the address below.
      2. A minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale within the last 60 completed credits.

      Contact the School of Graduate and Continuing Studies if you have questions or need assistance at 435.865.8665 or

      Southern Utah University
      Admissions Office
      PO Box 8008
      Cedar City, UT 84720

      Review your application status through your SUU Portal at
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  • Personal Information
    • Please use proper case when typing your name and address.

      • List all last names under which you have attended other schools, colleges, and/or universities. Such as maiden names, adoptive names, prior married names, etc. Example: Smith, Jones, Jensen.
      • Also, include names other than the legal first names that transcripts, test scores, or other documents. For instance, if you go by your middle name instead of your first name.
    • Enter the student's email address only. Parents or spouses, do NOT enter your email address as this will cause problems in our system and for your student's records.

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  • Education History Remove Entry
    • Enter the following information for the school where you received your highest degree

    • Start typing the school name, then select the correct school from the list. If the school name, does not appear, type Unknown

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  • Application Information
    • Students seeking an endorsement or wish to take only a class or two, and not the Certificate in Online Teaching, should select "Non-degree seeking"

    • Students seeking an endorsement or wish to take only a class or two, and not the Certificate in Online Teaching, should select "Non-degree seeking"
  • You MUST select one of the programs below