Graduate certificates prepare students to better accomplish the goals of their discipline, either by acquiring an area of specialization or gaining and interdisciplinary perspective. A graduate-level certificate program is a coherent sequence of related graduate courses. These programs are designed to provide graduate education past the baccalaureate level and/or to enhance the education of students who have already completed a master 's degree. Students will complete a linked series of courses, which may include a capstone experience or project that focuses their intellectual experience. Upon completion of a certificate, students will have acquired an area of specialization or an interdisciplinary perspective. Further, success in a graduate-level certificate program should prepare students to better accomplish the goals of their discipline.