When you're ready to apply for a College of Business graduate certificate, we're here to help. We want your application process to be smooth and successful, so please reach out to us.

The time it takes to complete the application process mostly depends on how long it takes you to gather your materials. Completing your portion quickly will allow us to give you a decision sooner. The information below should help you with the application process, but please request information if you have any questions.

Application Deadlines

  • Fall
    AdmissionApply by July 31
  • Spring
    AdmissionApply by Jan 1

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Eligibility and Requirements

Generally, graduate certificate applicants must meet or exceed the following criteria:

  1. Submit CSU Graduate School Application online
    • Visit gradadmissions.colostate.edu/apply to start your application.
    • Under "Select an application type," choose the term (fall, spring) that you are applying to. Some certificates have a preferred start term; please contact us for details.
    • Under "Program," choose the appropriate certificate (online or on campus). Only choose on campus if you are already enrolled in an on-campus degree program. If you are a new applicant or current online student, please select the appropriate online certificate.
    • Request/upload application materials directly to your online application and then submit. Please include your full name on all documents.
      As soon as you have completed the required information, please submit your application. You do not need to wait for scores or transcripts to move your application forward.
  1. Pay the application fee

    Use a credit card to pay your $60 application fee.

  2. Check your status

    We know you are eager to hear about your application status, so you can check it any time to make sure your application is complete or to keep an eye on updates. You will receive a confirmation email once your application is complete.