Tuition and Financial Aid

How much does this Certificate program cost?

The tuition rate for this program is set at $3,346 for the certificate OR $478 per session. This rate applies to all participants regardless of your residency. You may also qualify for one of our discounts (see below).

What does my tuition include?

Full Certificate:

  • Instruction
  • Digital program materials
  • Breakfast and lunch
  • Parking
  • UVM Professional Certificate of Achievement

Individual Seminars:

  • Instruction
  • Digital program materials
  • Breakfast and lunch
  • Parking
  • UVM Professional Certificate of Achievement for individual seminar topic

 Is Federal or Institutional Financial Aid available? Also, is tuition remission available for UVM employees?

While this non-credit Certificate does not qualify for federal student grants or loans or University of Vermont scholarships, depending on your home state, this program may qualify for workforce development grants. Contact your State Department of Labor to determine which grants may support individuals seeking education to pursue opportunities for career change.

The Vermont Legislature designates a certain amount of grant money every year for Vermont residents who want to pursue education or training beyond high school. These grants are administered through VSAC, and are distributed based on financial need.

20% discount for:

  • PMI-CV, VBSR, or LCRCC Members
  • UVM and UVM Medical Center affiliates
  • Participants registering for two or more offerings
  • Groups of two or more registering from one organization

Payment Policy

For the full certificate program, students may register by paying the full $3,346 program fee online via credit card or by calling us at 802-656-8407 to make a partial payment of $500. Should you make a partial payment, the remaining $2,846 must be paid in full no later than two weeks prior to the start of this offering. If payment is not received by then, you will automatically be dropped from the course the following business day. The program fee is due at the time of registration for individual session registration. Refunds will be issued less a $25.00 cancellation fee.

Are payment plans available?

No formal payment plans are currently available for this program, tuition must be paid in full prior to beginning the program. You have the option of paying in full, or by making a minimum payment of $500 at registration, however, the complete balance is due is two weeks prior to the start of the offering.

Refund Policy

If you need to cancel your attendance, you must notify us via email at noncredit@uvm.edu or call us at (802) 656-8407 at least three business days prior to the start date of the course to receive a full refund, less a $25 cancellation fee. If a medical condition necessitates cancellation/withdrawal (documentation provided), this will be reviewed by our Studies Committee for any type of refund.