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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

December 2016 Graduation Friday, June 24, 2016
May 2017 Graduation Friday, October 7, 2016
August 2017 Graduation Friday, February 17, 2017

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

December 2016 Completion Friday, August 26, 2016
May 2017 Completion Friday, January 13, 2017
August 2017 Completion Friday, June 2, 2017

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:

Commentcement 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.