This program is designed to introduce conceptual and practical skills needed in for standard business practice. The Graduate Certificate in Business Administration is particularly helpful for non-business students that wish to enhance their administrative abilities within for-profit, public sector or non-profit environments.
Students will learn the foundations of financial reporting, data analysis, economic influences, and marketing management. In addition an elective course must be selected from complimentary subject areas including: Business, Human Resources, Finance and Organizational Leadership.
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.
All graduate admissions options listed below require an earned baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited institution. 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.
A 3.0 grade point average (GPA) calculated over the most recent 30 graded semester (45 quarter) credits completed in either a baccalaureate or post baccalaureate program, including credits earned toward a credential. All credits used for GPA calculation must be from a regionally accredited institution.
A GPA between 2.5 and 2.99 calculated over the most recent graded 30 semester (45 quarter) credits completed in either a baccalaureate or post baccalaureate program, including credits earned toward a credential. All credits used for GPA calculation must be from a regionally accredited institution. A satisfactory score on an accepted graduate admissions exam is required.
An earned master's degree or higher from a regionally accredited institution.
Submission of a portfolio of evidence that shows adequate preparation for graduate studies. The portfolio will contain: writing samples that show graduate level communications and analytical skills; a detailed resume showing professional development and achievements; awards; professional recognition; letters of reference from persons who can attest to the applicant’s ability to do graduate level work; and a letter of explanation detailing the reasons the student believes he or she is a good candidate for graduate study in the field of Business Administration.
|ACCU 602||Financial Reporting and Analysis||3|
|BUSU 610||Data Analysis for Decision Making||3|
|BUSU 620||Economic Analysis for Managers||3|
|MKTU 605||Marketing Management||3|
|Plus one of the following electives|
|BUSU 630||Business Process Analysis and Innovation||3|
|BUSU 650||Corporate Responsibility; Ethics and Sustainability||3|
|FINU 607||Finance Management||3|
|HRCU 645||HR Systems||3|
|OLCU 602||Self Systems and Leadership||3|
|OLCU 613||Seminar in Organizational Dynamics||3|
|OLCU 615||Organization Development and Change||3|
|OLCU 632||Leadership and Innovation||3|