Academic Programs

Graduate Certificate in Business Administration

Take Your Business Career to the Next Level

The graduate certificate program helps participants further their education and advance their careers. Designed for individuals who have already earned a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or another major (but not an MBA or other similar graduate degree), the Graduate Certificate in Business Administration provides in-depth knowledge, practical skills, and first-hand experience in eleven practical concentration areas. Participants earn a certificate by completing a set of seven targeted courses (21 units) in one of these eleven professional tracks.

The following list includes some of the certificate areas offered. Students may work with the chair of the Business Administration Department to develop a personalized certificate program relevant to their own goals.


  • General Management
  • Nonprofit Organization Management
  • Executive Management
  • Human Resources Management
  • International Business
  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • Computer Information Systems
  • Small Business and Entrepreneurship
  • Quantitative Analysis Methods