Business (Graduate Certificate)

Admission Requirements

Admission to this program is contingent upon admission to the Graduate School. In addition, applicants must have earned a minimum g.p.a. of 3.0 in their undergraduate/graduate program. Applicants who already have a business or related degree are not eligible.

The Graduate Certificate in Business is designed to provide non-business undergraduates fundamental knowledge in the basic functional areas of business administration: accounting, finance, management, and marketing.

The Certificate program requires successful completion of thirteen credits consisting of six courses: four functional basic required courses (eight credits); a foundation elective course (two credits); and a functional elective course (three credits). Courses are to be chosen from the following.

Functional Basics
BA 6000Introduction to Accounting and Financial Reporting2
BA 6005Basics of Financial Management2
BA 6015Marketing Foundations2
BA 6020Contemporary Principles of Management2
Foundation Electives
Select one of the following:2
Basics of Business Economics
Basics of Production/Operations Management
Quantitative Analysis: Theory and Application
Functional Electives
Select one of the following:3
Managerial Accounting
Corporate Financial Management
Managing Organizational Behavior
Marketing Strategy
Social Perspectives on the Business Enterprise
Total Credits13