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SCPS Graduate Certificate Application

Below is our certificate application, our undergraduate application is here. If you are a high school senior and interested in applying to the College's traditional program, go here.


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Please complete all of the required information below to submit your online application. Be certain to read the instructions regarding the required supplemental documents that must be submitted in order to complete the application process.

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Admissions Requirements

Applicants must have an undergraduate bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution of higher education. Additionally, applicants should be at least age 25, have a minimum of three years of professional leadership/management experience, and have time to devote to your coursework; in an accelerated program, time spent outside of class is considerable.

Elizabethtown College must receive all of your application materials, including your college transcripts, interview, resume, and essay, before you can be considered for acceptance into the graduate certificate program.

The following items must be completed as part of the admissions process.  All application materials should be submitted to your admissions representative.

Step 1: Meet with an admissions counselor. In this meeting you will learn about the program, its class formats and get answers to any question you may have.
Step 2: Complete the online application for: graduate certificate and pay the $25 nonrefundable application fee. Payments may be made online or via check payable to Elizabethtown College.
Step 3: Request official transcripts from all undergraduate institutions attended.
Step 4: Submit, via email, your current resume.
Step 5: Submit a 1-2 page essay addressing your:
  • motivation for pursuing the graduate certificate
  • statement of professional goals
  • goals for the application of the graduate certificate to your professional life
 

Applicants whose bachelor's degree was obtained outside the United States must submit all academic credentials to:

World Education Services ( http://www.wes.org/ ) or Educational Credential Evaluators ( https://www.ece.org ) for a document-by-document review, which includes a course-by course evaluation.

Formal admission to Elizabethtown College as a graduate candidate is granted only after all admission materials have been received and reviewed by the admissions committee.

Elizabethtown College complies with the requirements of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, and all other applicable federal, state and local statutes, ordinances and regulations.  Elizabethtown College does not discriminate on the basis of gender, race, color, religion, age, disability, veteran status, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, possession of a general education development certificate as compared to a high school diploma, or any other legally protected status in hiring and promotion in the administration of its educational policies, scholarship and loan programs and athletic or other College-administered programs, except as such conditions may constitute bona-fide occupational or assignment qualifications.  Discriminatory acts of any kind are strictly forbidden.

Elizabethtown College School of Continuing and Professional Studies is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools.


Mailing Address
Elizabethtown College School of Continuing and Professional Studies
Edward R. Murphy Center
One Alpha Drive
Elizabethtown, PA 17022
By checking this box and submitting this on-line application, I certify that the statements submitted in this request for admission and evaluation are correct to the best of my knowledge and belief. I further authorize Elizabethtown College to make appropriate inquiries when necessary to certify the accuracy of my records. Any omission, misrepresentation, or misstatement of a material fact on the application may be the basis for denial of admission, or if admitted, dismissal from the College.*
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