Certificate Program Admission
WilmU certificate programs are a wise choice for adding knowledge and skills in targeted areas while adding valuable credentials to your resume. Choose from undergraduate certificates, post-bachelor’s certificates, graduate certificates and post-master’s certificates. Admissions requirements for each certificate type are listed below.
Requirements by Certificate Type
A completed application and $35 application fee are required for admission to any certificate program.
Students currently enrolled at Wilmington University do not need to submit an additional application when applying for a certificate within the same level of study as their degree program. Contact the University to discuss this with your Academic Advisor or Program Chair.
NOTE: In addition to general admissions requirements, certain College of Education and Liberal Arts certificate programs require applicants to have a Grade Point Average (GPA) of at least 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) for coursework completed during the most recent two years of the applicant’s general education, whether secondary or post-secondary, OR approval from the Program Chair.
Requirement: Official High School Transcript or its equivalent. See Submitting Your Transcripts for instructions and more information.
Requirement: Bachelor’s degree in progress at WilmU and/or official bachelor’s degree transcript conferred from an accredited institution. See Submitting Your Transcripts for instructions and more information.
Post-BSN certificates require an official Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree transcript conferred from an accredited institution.
Requirement: Official bachelor’s degree transcript conferred from an accredited institution or master’s degree in progress at WilmU. See Submitting Your Transcripts for instructions and more information.
Post-Master's Certificates and Certificates of Advanced Study
Requirement: Official master’s degree transcript conferred from an accredited institution. See Submitting Your Transcripts for instructions and more information.
Post-MSN certificates require an official Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) degree transcript conferred from an accredited institution.
Admission to some College of Education and Liberal Arts graduate certificate programs requires a Program Planning Conference. Contact the University for more information.
What’s Next After You Apply
The FAFSA should only be submitted if you are interested in receiving federal financial aid AND if your certificate program is financial aid eligible. Use our Federal School Code 007948.
Your myWilmU login credentials will be sent to you once you’ve been accepted. myWilmU is our online hub that allows you to:
- Update your personal information.
- View your program’s course requirements in DegreeWorks.
- Register for courses.
- View financial aid requirements and status.
- Select your payment plan in the Payment Center.
- Buy your books.
An ID card is needed only if you’re taking classes on-site at one of our locations.