Positive psychology

Graduate certificate University of Missouri
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The online graduate certificate in positive psychology from MU can help you build thriving individuals, families, communities and organizations. If you want to help advance individuals and their collective well-being, this may be the program for you.

Quick facts

Official name

Graduate certificate in positive psychology


University of Missouri

Program type

Graduate certificate

Academic home

College of Education | Department of Educational, School and Counseling Psychology

Delivery mode

100% online


Higher Learning Commission, Teacher Education Accreditation Council

Credit hours


Estimated cost


*This cost is for illustrative purposes only. Your hours and costs will differ, depending on your transfer hours, your course choices and your academic progress. See more about tuition and financial aid.

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Career prospects

Increase your marketability as a

  • Life/career coach
  • Teacher
  • Organizational consultant
  • Manager

Note: This graduate certificate does not provide counselor certification.

Program structure

Delivery of this program is 100 percent online: no campus visits are required.

Courses are semester-based. Students typically take one or two classes each semester and finish in less than two years.

Course work includes

  • Positive psychology
  • Life/career coaching
  • Community and stewardship
  • Meaning in work
  • Positive organizational psychology


100% online

Calendar system


Typical program length

2 years

Typical course load

2 classes per semester


The University of Missouri is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, one of six regional institutional accreditors in the United States. The College of Education is a member of the Teacher Education Accreditation Council.

Learn more about this program