Academic Programs

Undergraduate Certificate in Business Administration

Kickstart Your Business Career

The Undergraduate Certificate in Business Administration is designed for individuals seeking to expand their knowledge and skills in business. The program introduces the fundamental concepts and practices of business to develop a broad-based practical understanding of its context, purpose, and underlying functional areas: accounting, economics, finance, marketing, and management. This certificate provides substantive content and techniques consistent with modern business principles and practices and will benefit those who are just starting out in the business world, as well as seasoned professionals seeking a career transition with greater business responsibility. Working with a program advisor, students design a 21-unit course of study to meet their specific needs.

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