Thank you for considering one of our non-credit certificate programs or classes. Our programs are designed to give you tangible skills that translate immediately into positive results in the business world.
TUITION PAYMENT OPTIONS
Professional Education at the University of Utah is pleased to offer an interest-free installment plan where students have the option to enroll in either a 5-month or 4-month, semester length payment plan::
- Convenient online enrollment: Enroll online each semester for a payment plan, with a $35.00 enrollment fee.
- Automated payment process: Payments are automatically debited on the 22nd of each month. If a payment fails, it will be retried on the 7th of the following month.
- Flexibility in tuition payment: Payment plans allow students/authorized payers to continue paying tuition even after the due date has passed.
- Benefits of good standing: Payment plans in good standing exempt students from balance due holds, ensuring smooth academic progress.
To apply for placement on the Professional Education Installment Plan, you must complete the online application.
Installment Plan Application
Your application will be reviewed by Professional Education and you will receive a phone call to enroll you in your desired course and collect your first payment.
For certificate programs that require completion of multiple individual classes to complete the full certificate, payment in advance is not required. Participants pay when registering for an individual class.
Many of our courses and certificates qualify for the U of U staff tuition benefit program. Programs that typically are not eligible include Coding Bootcamps and online certificates that are offered in partnership with companies that specialize in a specific type of educational training.
Qualified individuals can apply for this benefit through the Human Resources website: https://www.hr.utah.edu/ebenefits/certify/tuition-reduction/how-to-apply.html. For Hospitals and Clinics employees, please apply for the benefit through the Hospitals and Clinics Human Resources website: https://hrit.utah.edu/#/
If the semester during which you took your class has concluded, you must contact the Benefits Office via phone at 801-581-7447 with questions about your eligibility and to request your benefit be applied retroactively. Please have your employee UNID on hand to be directed to the correct person.
Noncredit programs are not eligible for federal loan programs.
Scholarships are not available for Professional Education programs.
Our programs qualify for funding from most College Savings Plans (including 529 plans). Contact your plan provider to determine if you can use your savings to pay for non-credit programs. If your savings plan covers non-credit programs, please contact Professional Education at 801-585-1780 for registration assistance.
Some of our online programs qualify for Military MyCAA funding. This funding is available for spouses of active-duty personnel, and provides up to $4,000 for education and a free laptop. To find a list of qualified programs and/or to request information, please visit our MyCAA website at https://mycaa.utah.edu/ and complete the requested contact information. Someone will contact you within 2 business days to answer questions and assist with enrollment, if applicable.
While we cannot recommend or endorse a student loan provider, the University’s Financial Aid office has extensive resources to help you process the personal student loan of your choice. One of these resources is their FASTChoice web page, which is found at the following address: https://choice.fastproducts.org/FastChoice/home/367500/1.
This page can help you research options provided by many different federal and private lenders. Our certificate programs and classes typically do not qualify for federal loans. However, most of our programs will qualify for private loans issued by lenders who support non-credit programs. After you have selected a loan product, contact Financial Aid at 801-581-6211 to verify that the lender will fund non-credit programs; then, submit a loan application to the lender.
Students will not receive a Form 1098T for non-credit courses, however, discuss your tuition expenses with your tax professional as some certificates/courses may qualify. Following are links to information that may help answer some questions.