Earning a Certificate

Whether you want to enhance your marketability, gain new skills for a job promotion, or take a completely new track for a career change, our Undergraduate Certificates can help you achieve your goals.

PCA&D’s Certificate Programs offer specialized education and training in fields that require specific skill sets. Depending on the program, you can achieve a certificate in four to six classes.

getTING credit

As you earn your Certificate you also earn credit! Our Certificate Programs range from 9 to 18 credits which can be applied to a Bachelor’s degree at PCA&D or another institution. 

who should enroll?

These programs are designed for a wide range of individuals. College experience is not a prerequisite, but a passion and fondness for the subjects being taught is essential. High school and college graduates, veterans, professionals, and entrepreneurs can be among the students who bring their diverse perspectives to these programs.

Get started. Choose a program

how to register

Enrolling in one of PCA&D’s Certificate Programs is simple. Confirm your intent to pursue one of our Certificates by filling out an application.

If you have any questions regarding mapping out a plan, upcoming class schedules, or completing your certificate, please contact Bonnie Kern, our Admissions Transfer & Outreach Coordinator, at 717.396.7833 ext 1014 or email bkern@pcad.edu.


PCA&D also offers Creative Exploration Certificates. Whether you wish to enhance your skills to increase marketability, gain new skills for job promotion, or take a completely new track for a career change, our certificates can help you achieve your goals in four to nine focused courses.