Undergraduate Certificates

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 credit-bearing Undergraduate Certificates nested in the BFA curriculum can help you achieve your goals

Depending on the program, you can achieve a certificate in four to eight classes! Our programs range from 10.5 to 18 credits and can be taken as a stand-alone credential or applied to a Bachelor’s degree at PCA&D or another institution. 

Get started. Choose a program

Choose from 13 Undergraduate Certificates and expand your skills in your current career or jumpstart something new. Certificates with total credits of 16 or above are eligible for financial aid.

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.

how to APPLY

Enrolling in one of PCA&D’s Undergraduate 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.