Enroll in one of our graduate certificate programs and develop an area of expertise, update your skills, and add a credential to your resume.

Today’s children are facing tremendous obstacles to their health and wellbeing from the earliest age. At Erikson Institute, we believe that all children deserve to reach their full potential – no matter their circumstances. As a premier graduate school in childhood development we prepare teachers, social workers, and other practitioners to understand and support the early experiences which determine a child’s future.

Offering Graduate Certificates in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, Mental Health, and More

Erikson offers a variety of certificate programs, endorsement-only and initial licensure programs. All of our graduate level courses, across all of our degree and non-degree programs, are taught by faculty who are seasoned professionals in their area of expertise. Learn from industry experts, study with other working professionals, and expand your career opportunities.

Graduate Certificate Financial Support

Erikson Institute is here to support you as a graduate student. We are committed to making your graduate education more affordable. Erikson participates in several federal and state financial aid programs. Each year we award over $2 million in scholarships and grants for degree and certificate students. Ask the Admission office for details and how to apply for the scholarships.