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
    • Online
    • 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

  • Available Online

    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. 

    Learning Online

  • Admission Requirements

    As of May 1, 2018, we are no longer accepting applications for the Certificate in Federal Acquisition.
  • Tuition

    Estimated Cost of Certificate
    In State / Out of State: $7,740

    Additional fees may apply, including course materials. Tuition rates are adjusted annually.

    This program is not eligible for financial aid.

    Eligible for Active Duty Military Rate of $250 per credit hour (in state and out of state)

    Tuition Details

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.