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New Certificate of Proficiency Adds Value to All Areas of Study at University of Mobile

Amber KelleyNews

MOBILE, Ala. – A new Certificate of Proficiency program in graphic design, worship technologies and theatre can provide an extra advantage in the job market for University of Mobile students majoring in any field.

The Certificate of Proficiency in the Alabama School of the Arts is open to students across all majors. The Certificate of Proficiency documents that graduates have gained experience in graphic design, worship technologies or theatre in addition to their major or minor areas of study.

“Employers are consistently looking to grow their teams with individuals that bring together useful competencies. The new certificates of proficiency coming from our Alabama School of the Arts provide a new credential for our students to showcase the tremendous skills they have developed through their experience at the University of Mobile,” said Dr. Todd Greer, vice president for academic affairs.

To earn a Certificate of Proficiency, students must complete a minimum of 12 credit hours from among a list of selected courses in their area of interest, plus a one-credit-hour directed project required for worship technologies and theatre.

For more information about the Certificate of Proficiency available to University of Mobile students through the Alabama School of the Arts, visit or call Enrollment Services at 251.442.2222.


 About the University of Mobile

The University of Mobile is a Christ-centered liberal arts and sciences institution with a vision of higher education for a higher purpose, founded to honor God by equipping students for their future professions through rigorous academic preparation and spiritual transformation. Core values are: Christ-Centered, Academically-Focused, Student-Devoted and Distinctively-Driven. The university offers on-campus and online bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees in over 75 academic programs. Founded in 1961, the University of Mobile is affiliated with the Alabama Baptist State Convention and is located 10 miles north of Mobile, Alabama on a campus of over 880 acres.

For more information about the University of Mobile, visit the website at or call Enrollment Services at 1.800.WIN.RAMS or 251.442.2222.

About the Author

Amber Kelley

Amber Kelley is the marketing communications specialist for University of Mobile. Amber received her Bachelor of Science in Communication from UM. As marketing communications specialist, Amber writes press releases and other content for UM. She is passionate about serving in her youth group at Redemption Church. She enjoys spending time outside, reading a good book and watching romantic comedies on Netflix.