A 20-credit program designed for working professionals who have an undergraduate degree in an area other than business and wish to gain business knowledge for personal or career advancement.
The Certificate of Advanced Studies in Business allows professionals from various backgrounds to learn how management principles can be applied in any business or organization. Professionals will complete five courses that teach the essentials of business management and cover such topics as financial and operations management, employee and customer relations, external economic environment, and strategic direction and leadership.
These courses will also meet the needs of professionals who wish to earn an MBA but lack the necessary course pre-requisites.
Program Delivery The 20-credit certificate program is designed to meet the needs of working professionals and can be completed in one year. The program is offered completely online allowing for flexibility and convenience in completing coursework.
Each course will be: - 4 credits - Limited to 25 students - 100 percent online - Offered at least once each calendar year so student can easily complete the certificate in one year
Admission Requirements and Process To be eligible for admission to the Graduate Certificate of Advanced Studies in Business applicants must: - Have earned a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution - Complete a non-degree graduate application online. - Complete the paper application specific to this program. - Submit official undergraduate and graduate (if applicable) transcripts documenting the earned degree.
Have earned a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution (See course description for additional information)