Graduate Certificate: Business Administration

The graduate certificate program in business administration allows students to achieve a firm grasp of contemporary business practices. It is designed for both business and non-business majors serving within for-profit, public sector or nonprofit organizations who wish to enhance their administrative ability in the organizations in which they work.

The 15-credit program is designed to introduce conceptual and practical skills in operations, marketing, finance, and analytical decision making. Through these courses, students in the certificate program will develop a heightened awareness of their role as business administrators in their current or future organizations.

Students seeking a certificate program only are not eligible for financial aid. Courses taken after completion of a degree program in order to complete the certificate are not eligible for financial aid.  

Admission to the Certificate Program

Admission to the certificate program is granted to individuals who apply and meet the standards for admission to a graduate program. The certificate is awarded upon successful completion of all coursework with a minimum grade of “C” and an overall grade point average of 3.0 or above.  No transfer credits may be used.

Specific Requirements
ACCU 602Financial Reporting & Analysis3
BUSU 610Data Analysis for Decision Making3
BUSU 620Economic Analysis for Managers3
MKTU 605Marketing Management3
Select one of the following:3
Business Process Analysis and Innovation
Corporate Responsibility: Ethics and Sustainability
Financial Management
Human Resource Foundations
Self, Systems, and Leadership
Seminar in Organizational Dynamics
Leading Organizational Change
Leadership and Innovation
Total Credits15