Certificate of Study and 2nd Bachelors (Post-Baccalaureate) Admissions

Currently, we are accepting applications from students who wish to pursue a second bachelor's degree in all majors. 

Currently, we are offering the following Certificates of Study opportunities:

Submit an application through Cal State Apply Graduate Application.

PLEASE NOTE, A Certificate of Study is NOT a Degree-Seeking Program, THEREFORE, you will NOT need to submit the following application information:

  • GRE Scores
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Letters of Reference

In the Application under Intended Major: Choose the certificate program from the drop-down menu on the application.

  • Emphasis/concentration (if any): Type in "Certificate"
  • What is Your Degree Objective: Choose "none"
  • "How many total college units…": Choose "have bachelor's degree or equivalent"

Admission Requirements

  • have completed a bachelor's degree at a regionally accredited institution, and
  • be in good standing at the last college or university attended, and
  • have a 2.5 grade point average in the last degree completed, or have attained a grade point average of 2.5 (A=4.0) in the last 60 semester units attempted.

If you later decide to formally enter a graduate program (master's degree) or credential program at Cal Poly Humboldt, you will need to submit a new, graduate level, application for admission.

Please note - there are limitations on using coursework taken while in post-baccalaureate status to complete requirements for a master’s degree. Check with Graduate Studies for more information about the master’s programs at Cal Poly Humboldt.


2022 Annual Security Report

Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, the 2022 Annual Security Report (ASR) is now available for viewing at  https://clery.humboldt.edu/sites/default/files/cal_poly_humboldt_2022_annual_security_report.pdf. The ASR contains the current security and safety-related policy statements, emergency preparedness and evacuation information, crime prevention and sexual assault prevention information, and information about drug and alcohol prevention programming. The ASR also contains statistics of Clery crimes for Cal Poly Humboldt for 2019, 2020, and 2021. 
A paper copy of the ASR is available upon request by contacting the Title IX & DHR Prevention Office at (707) 826-5177 or by email at titleix@humboldt.edu. Their mailing address is: 
212 Siemens Hall
1 Harpst Street
Arcata, CA, 95521

For more information about Clery Compliance, please visit: https://clery.humboldt.edu.