Learn at your pace. Learn in your space. Learn with eSpelman Online Certificates.

eSpelman Online Certificates offer flexible upskilling programs with immediate career impact for the working adult learner. Delivering first-in-class programming, eSpelman is designed to fit the busy lifestyle and schedule of the 21st-century student.

Extending the Spelman Magic Beyond the Campus Gates

eSpelman offers working adults the opportunity to learn in an environment that was designed for diverse learners. Each certificate program is designed to teach skills and educate students through a perspective that incorporates the "Spelman Magic" – a first-rate, high-touch education with an approach that acknowledges conversations around race, class, gender and social justice as foundational, regardless of the course subject matter.

All of the eSpelman Certificates and courses are designed by Spelman College faculty members.

Explore Our Programs

Launching Fall 2021, Applications Open Now

Act Now! Deadline to Register is Sept. 27, 2021

Completion of this course satisfies the prerequisite for our Online Teacher Certification Preparation Program coming in fall 2022.

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Launching Spring 2022

It's never too late to plan your next career move!

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Launching Fall 2022

You still have plenty of time to take the required Orientation to Education course required for this program. The registration deadline for the fall 2021 course is Monday, Sept. 27, 2021.

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We will have details about these exciting certificate offerings soon.

  • Conversational Spanish
  • Cosmetic Science
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Urban Education Endorsement

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We Offer a Range of Programs and Specializations

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Spelman College Rankings & Reputation


Spelman College is ranked the No. 1 HBCU by the U.S. News & World Report 2022 for the 15th year in a row.

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Top Performer on Social Mobility

Spelman College ranks No. 4 in the U.S. News & World Report 2022 Top Performers on Social Mobility list.

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Top 10 Most Innovative Schools

Spelman College ranks No. 7 in the U.S. News & World Report 2022 Most Innovative Schools list.