Certificate Programs

Graduate certificate programs at the Jindal School of Management provide focused knowledge in specific areas of interest. Students can earn academic credits in these programs that can be transferred to degree programs.

This application process is only applicable for the following certificate programs:

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Graduate certificate applicants must meet both the University of Texas at Dallas graduate school requirements as well as program-specific admission requirements.

If you are interested in a certificate that is not listed above, please contact the corresponding department.

Graduate Certificate Overview

Official Transcripts

Local applicants must submit official transcripts from all U.S.-based colleges and universities attended, including any graduate program in which the applicant was enrolled for admission. These transcripts must be certified, signed or stamped official by the university’s Registrar Office. Transcripts must be mailed to the Office of Admission and Enrollment Services at the address below or may be transferred electronically between the institutions and UT Dallas.

International applicants and U.S. citizen and permanent resident applicants with an international degree must submit an official attested photocopy of academic documents such as a transcript, diploma, mark sheets, provisional degree certificate and/or your final degree certificate, in a school-sealed envelope with the school seal stamped on the back side of the envelope (see a list of examples of required academic documents needed).

The applicant’s overall GPA will be used as a part of the admission committee’s review for competitiveness for admission (currently, the average admitted GPA is a 3.3).


A detailed resume of all work history. This may be submitted with the online application, or you can submit a hard copy by mail or email. Work experience is not required for Graduate Certificate degrees; however, prior working experience is considered when reviewing applicants for MBA programs.

Mail Official Transcripts and Academic Documents

The University of Texas at Dallas
Admission and Enrollment Services
800 W Campbell Rd (ROC 11)
Richardson TX 75080-3021

Submitting Documents

To avoid processing delays, we recommend applying to UT Dallas with unofficial transcripts. Scanned unofficial copies of your documents can be uploaded using the online application.

Official copies of your documents should be sent to UT Dallas after admission.

If possible, we recommend you submit your official transcripts and diploma/degree certificates after admission using an electronic uploading system like CHESSIC and TrueCopy

File Requirements for Uploading Documents

  • Format: Scanned and saved as a PDF file (photos not acceptable).
  • If your transcript is issued to you via hard-copy format in a sealed envelope, it is acceptable for you to open it and scan to PDF for upload.
  • File size should be 10MB or less.
  • Files cannot be password-protected or have a digital signature.
  • Upload each document separately.
  • Resolution should be no more than 300dpi.
  • Scan in black and white only.

Graduate Certificate Deadlines for U.S. Citizens and International Applicants

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Certificates Offered Through Executive Education

Professional certificate programs provide an avenue for the working professional to get up to date knowledge on cutting edge topics that are in demand in the current work environment. Academic credit cannot be earned by attending these programs.

Certificates Offered Through Centers and Institutes