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Deadlines for Certificate Completion

Graduate Certificate in
Workplace Performance Improvement (WPI)
Workplace E-Learning and Performance Support (WELPS)
and Workplace Instructional Design (WIDe)

All certificates must be started and completed within four years. To receive the certificate, a Proposed Plan of Study for a Graduate Certificate must be completed and submitted by the dates below required for a May, August or December completion.

Proposed Plan of Study for a Graduate Certificate (PPSGC)

PPSGC Form Deadline

Fall 2017 Completion June 30, 2017
Spring 2018 Completion October 6, 2017
Summer 2018 Completion February 16, 2018

Complete the PPSGC. List the classes you have already taken and the classes you propose to take to complete the certificate. When you have a certificate plan drafted notify your advisor so your PPSGC can be reviewed and approved.

Apply for Completion (Certificate)

Deadline to submit online and pay fee

Fall 2017 Completion August 25, 2017
Spring 2018 Completion January 12, 2018
Summer 2018 Completion June 1, 2018

The Apply for Completion process is located at BroncoWeb. See instructions here.
BroncoWeb is set up to block applications for completion unless the PPSGC form has been recorded as received by the Graduate Admission and Degree Services Office.

Information about the fees can be found here:

Commencement Activities Around the official University commencement event, the OPWL Department sponsors a recognition event for our student completing either their degree and/or graduate certificate. More information about these events will be emailed to our students before the events.

Please note, if you are earning a graduate certificate only, the University does not permit you to formally walk in the ceremony.

If you have any questions, please contact Kelly Weak by email at or by phone at 208-426-1312.