Federal Acquisition—Government Contracting Certificate Online
The undergraduate Federal Acquisition—government contracting certificate online—prepares individuals for positions in government contracting. It provides students with the necessary skills and abilities to successfully use the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) and Defense Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) to develop acquisition strategies, substantiate contracting decisions, evaluate proposals and awards, and manage and close out contracts.
Schedule & Format
- Part Time
- 18 Undergraduate Credits / 6 Courses
On average, students take two courses a term, including the summer, to complete this government contracting certificate online in 12 months.
Annual Course Schedule
When you enroll in an online course, you'll find support and collaboration every step of the way. Our goal is to deliver an exceptional student experience wherever you are.
Individuals with a minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent are invited to apply.
Fall: July 1
Spring: November 1
Summer: April 1
Estimated Cost of CertificateIn State: $7,290
Out of State: $15,876
Additional fees may apply, including course materials. Tuition rates are adjusted annually.
Eligible for Active Duty Military Rate of $250 per credit hour (in state and out of state)
Who Should Enroll?
The Certificate in Federal Acquisition is ideal for individuals changing careers, veterans, or recent college graduates interested in gaining additional professional development with a government contracting certificate online. Graduates often seek rewarding and highly competitive government positions.
The Certificate in Federal Acquisition is a key component to attaining Level I Contracting Certification, and therefore positions students to work for either a civilian or Department of Defense (DOD) agency. See the FAQ
to learn more Level I Certification.