Occupational Endorsement Certificates

UA Degree Programs across Alaska
Occupational endorsement certificates (OECs) are certificates requiring 29 or fewer credits to complete. These certificates provide the specialized knowledge and skills needed in specific employment sectors. Certificates will be noted on the student’s transcript upon completion and after approval by the academic department. 

Graduation Requirements
  1. Apply online through UAA for the Occupational Endorsement Certificate. This can be done before completing all of the courses required. 
  2. Satisfy the General University Requirements for Occupational Endorsement Certificates found in the UAA Catalog.
  3. Complete the required courses with a grade of C or better and earn a cumulative GPA of at least 2.00.
  4. Apply for graduation through UAOnline the semester in which you complete the above requirements.  There is no charge for applying to graduate. Application deadlines can be found at Office of the Registrar: Dates and Deadlines.
Application Proceedures
  1. Apply online through UAA admissions.
  2. Click the "Apply Now" button.
  3. Log in and create a new application for the OEC.
  4. Enter the information by choosing the corresponding OEC major for either Conflict Resolution or Children's Behavioral Health. (Example for OEC Conflict Resolution is shown below.)

Occupational Endorsement Certificate Conflict Resolution Application Example

AAS and BHS Students

Coursework used to complete each OEC may also apply to undergraduate degrees. Students who are pursing the Human Services associate and baccalaureate degrees may be able to complete either the Conflict Resolution OEC or the Children's Behavioral Health OEC without taking additional courses by choosing OEC courses as HUMS Electives.
Please contact your Human Services Academic Advisor for details.


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