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Interested in learning more at Heritage, but not quite ready to pursue a degree? You can still enjoy the benefits of getting a Heritage education, with a variety of non-degree and certificate programs! See our list below:

Applied Linguistics

The English post-graduate certificate provides a goal for students seeking additional credentials (such as endorsements or coursework to support job applications for faculty development) but already have a master’s degree.

Business Leadership/Entrepreneurship Certificate

With this certificate, you’ll get a basic understanding of business fundamentals and have the necessary skills to develop and execute a business plan. Upon program completion, you may also apply some credits to a business degree. Certificate is designed for a two-semester course plan at 16 credits.

College Preparatory Programs

Heritage offers two programs to help prepare you for college: Heritage Academy and New Horizons. Learn more in our College Preparation Programs section!

Educational Administration Certificate

This course of study is open for those who have a minimum of three years of teaching and/or educational staff associate experience (for principal certification), hold a master’s degree in an appropriate educational field, and desire a Washington State Principal or Program Administrator Residency Certification.

English/Language Arts Certificate

This certificate provides a goal for students seeking additional credentials (such as endorsements or coursework to support job applications for faculty development) but already have a master’s degree.

Medical Laboratory Science Certificate

This program trains students interested in pursuing the medical laboratory sciences. We offer students who have completed a bachelor of science degree and who satisfy all the prerequisites for this program. To get accepted, students must have completed a minimum of 16 semester hours of chemistry. This includes a year of general chemistry and organic chemistry and/or biochemistry. Students must have completed a minimum of 16 semester hours of biological science. The biology courses must be acceptable toward a major in biological science and must include general biology and one semester of bacteriology (microbiology). Immunology is required either as a separate course as part of another course. A minimum of one course in university-level mathematics is required.

Multi-cultural Literature

This post-graduate certificate provides a goal for students seeking additional credentials (such as endorsements or coursework to support job applications for faculty development) but already have a master’s degree.

Teaching Endorsements

Heritage University offers two competency-based endorsements: Reading and English Language Learners. Each of these endorsements contains sixteen credits of coursework. Courses are subdivided by credit into micro-credentials. For example, Reading 502 (a two credit course) is comprised of two one credit micro-credentials: History and Theory of Reading and Dyslexia. As a competency-based program, students must demonstrate mastery of each micro-credential by completing a portfolio assignment and taking a comprehensive exam. Students must complete all micro-credentials for each course to receive credit for the course. Learn more >>

Writing and Rhetoric

This post-graduate certificate provides a goal for students seeking additional credentials (such as endorsements or coursework to support job applications for faculty development) but already have a master’s degree.

Gainful Employment Disclosure

Job Placement Methodology