Batterman School of Business Graduate Certificates

Post-Baccalaureate students can earn a graduate certificate by selecting five courses within one of the MBA concentration areas of study; listed below, for a total of 15 credits. Students may at any time transition into the MBA degree program course of study through the standard application process.

Students can earn a graduate certificate at their own pace. Certificates can be complete entirely online, in the classroom, or a combination of the two for maximum flexibility.

Graduate Certificates

Students wishing to obtain a well-rounded foundation of MBA knowledge and practices should consider completing The mini-MBA, a graduate certificate in Business Administration. Students select five courses from the MBA core area of study; shown below, for a total of 15 credits. Students may at any time transition into the MBA degree program course of study through the standard application process.

  • MBA 503/803 Ethics and Organizational Leadership
  • MBA 569/869 Management Science and Analytics
  • MBA 610/910 Issues in Human Resources
  • MBA 530/830 Corporate Finance
  • MBA 540/840 Accounting: Financial Analysis for Decision Making
  • MBA 500/800 Managerial Economics
  • MBA 530/830 Applied Statistics
  • MBA 569/869 Management Science and Analytics
  • MBA 527/827 Project Management
  • MBA 550/850 Strategic Marketing
  • MBA 579/879 Strategic Innovation-Certificate
  • MBA 554/854 Advertising Management
  • MBA 555/855 Small Business Management
  • MBA 556/856 Real Estate Management
  • MBA 557/857 Sustainable Business Practices
  • MBA 565/865 Supply Chain Management
  • MBA 570/870 Legal Aspects of Business
  • MBA 576/876 Fraud Management
  • MBA 577/877 Loss Prevention
  • MBA 543/843 Lean Systems and Analysis-Certificate
  • MBA 542/842 Six Sigma Process and Application-Certificate
  • MBA 622/922 Risk Management and Insurance; or
  • MBA 627/927 Corp. Risk Management Theory & Application- ARM 54 Certificate
  • MIB 530/830 Global Production and Operations
  • MIB 560/860 International Business
  • MBA 641/941 Global Perspectives: Sport and Entertainment Management
  • MBA 642/942 Contemp. Principals of Hospitality and Event Management
  • MPA 535/835 Budgeting in Public Agencies; or
  • MPA 568/868 Public Human Resource Administration
  • MBA 620/920 Economics and Public Policy of Healthcare
  • MBA 622/922 Risk Management and Insurance; or
  • MBA 627/927 Corporate Risk Management Theory and Application-ARM 54 Certificate
  • MBA 623/923 Statutory Accounting
  • MBA 542/842 Six Sigma Process and Application-Certificate
  • MBA 624/924 Health, Life, Business Social Insurance
  • MBA 685/985 Special Topics: Long Term Healthcare, Ambulatory Care, Managed Care
  • MBA 576/876 Fraud Management
  • MBA 600/900 Compensation and Benefits
  • MBA 610/910 Issues in Human Resource Management
  • MBA 605/905 Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • MBA 615/915 Labor and Employment Law
  • MBA 622/922 Risk Management and Insurance; or
  • MBA 627/927 Corporate Risk Management Theory and Application-ARM 54 Certificate
  • MPA 568/868 Public Human Resource Administration
  • MBA 624/924 Health, Life, Business and Social Insurance
  • MBA 641/941 Global Perspectives of Sport and Entertainment Management
  • MBA 642/942 Contemporary Principles of Hospitality and Event Management
  • MBA 643/943 Integrated Public Relations and Social Media Strategy
  • MBA 644/944 Integrated Marketing and Brand Activation
  • MBA 645/945 Sponsorship, Sales and Fundraising Strategy
  • MBA 646/946 Event Management and Activation
  • MBA 579/879 Strategic Innovation-Certificate* (required course)
  • MBA 686/886 Sustainability and Social Entrepreneurship
  • MBA 687/887 Intellectual Property and Regulatory Issues
  • MBA 688/888 New Venture Formation and Business Development
  • MBA 555/855 Small Business Administration
  • MBA 553/853 Sales Management and Salesmanship
  • MBA 511/811 Social Media Marketing Strategies
  • MBA 578/878 Marketing Research and Intelligence
  • MBA 547/847 Industrial Ecology
  • MBA 548/848 LEED Associate & Accredited Professional—(includes LEED exam preparation)
  • MBA 549/849 Ecological Economics
  • MBA 571/871 Environmental Law
  • MBA 569/869 Management Science and Analytics
  • MBA 557/857 Sustainable Business Practices
  • MBA 579/879 Strategic Innovation-Certificate
  • MIB 530/830 Global Production and Operations
  • MBA 542/842 Six Sigma Process and Application-Certificate
  • MBA 543/843 Lean Systems and Analysis-Certificate
  • MBA 546/846 Special Topics: Business & Industry
  • CHEM 561 Environmental Chem. & Toxicology*chem prereq
  • BIO 556/856 Readings in Environmental Science
  • MBA 686/886 Sustainability and Social Entrepreneurship
  • MBA 504/804 Management of Nonprofit Organizations
  • MBA 507/807 Financial Management of Nonprofit Organizations
  • MBA 503/803 Ethics and Organizational Leadership
  • MBA 516/816 Legal Issues in Nonprofit Organizations
  • MBA 512/812 Nonprofit Fundraising and Grant Writing
  • MBA 514/814 Board Development and Governance
  • MBA 502/802 Publicity and Public Relations          
  • MBA 686/886 Sustainability and Social Entrepreneurship
  • MBA 688/888 New Venture Formation and Business Development 
  • MMC 540/840 Public Speaking Prof. Reports and Presentations
  • MBA 578/878 Marketing Research and Intelligence
  • MBA 576/876 Fraud Management
  • MPA 540/840 Public Program Evaluation
  • MIB 530/830 Global Production and Operations
  • MBA 587 Industry Leaders Seminar Series
  • MIB 540/840 International Finance
  • MIB 545/845 International Economics
  • MIB 555/855 International Marketing
  • MIB 560/860 International Business
  • MIB 570/870 International Study Abroad
  • MBA 558/858 Real Estate Investment
  • MBA 570/870 Legal Aspects of Business
  • MBA 530/830 Corporate Finance
  • MBA 576/876 Fraud Management
  • MBA 621/921 Financial Institution Management
  • MBA 622/922 Risk Management and Insurance; or
  •  MBA 627/927 Corp. Risk Management Theory and Application - ARM 54 Certificate
  • MBA 625/925 Securities Analysis
  • MBA 626/926 Portfolio Mathematics
  • MBA 541/841 Mergers and Acquisitions
  • MIB 540/840 International Finance
  • MBA 628/928 Corporate Risk Finance: From Concepts to Reality- -ARM 56 Certificate
  • MBA 570/870 Legal Aspects of Business
  • MBA 576/876 Fraud Management
  • MBA6 22/922 Risk Management and Insurance; or
  • MBA 627/927 Corporate Risk Management Theory and Application -ARM 54 Certificate
  • MBA 623/923 Statutory Accounting
  • MBA 577/877 Loss Prevention
  • MBA 624/924 Health, Life, and Social Insurance
  • MBA 625/925 Securities Analysis
  • MBA 687/887 Intellectual Property and Regulatory Considerations
  • MBA 628/928 Corporate Risk Finance: From Concepts to Reality- -ARM 56 Certificate
  • MBA 527/827 Project Management
  • MLS 530/830 Administrative Law and Process
  • MPA 535/835 Budgeting in Public Agencies
  • MPA 540/840 Public Program Evaluation
  • MBA 502/802 Publicity and Public Relations
  • MPA 568/868 Public Human Resource Administration
  • MPA 569/869 Intergovernmental Relations
  • MBA 511/811 Social Marketing Strategies
  • MBA 550/850 Strategic Marketing
  • MBA 552/852 Direct Marketing
  • MBA 502/802 Publicity and Public Relations
  • MBA 553/853 Sales Management
  • MBA 554/854 Advertising Management
  • MBA 578/878 Marketing Research and Intelligence
  • MBA 570/870 Legal Aspects of Business
  • MIB 555/855 International Marketing
  • MBA 644/944 Integrative Marketing and Brand Activation
  • MBA 645/945 Sponsorship, Sales and Fundraising Strategy
  • MBA 520/820 Management Information Systems
  • MBA 521/821 Oracle Academy Database Design and Programming-Certificate
  • MBA 522/822 Data Communications and Network Security
  • MBA 524/824 Systems Analysis and Design
  • MBA 526/826 Decision Support Systems
  • MBA 527/827 Project Management                 
  • MBA 528/828 Oracle Business Applications-Certificate
  • MBA 529/829 Database Management
  • MBA 523/823 Oracle Java Fundamentals and Programming-Certificate
  • MBA 540/840 Accounting: Financial Analysis for Decision Making
  • MBA 525/825 Advanced Auditing
  • MIB530/830 Global Production and Operations
  • MBA 576/876 Fraud Management
  • MBA 529/829 Database Management
  • MBA 532 832 Government and Not for Profit Accounting
  • MMC 540/840 Public Speaking, Professional Reports and Presentations
  • MBA 524/824 Systems Analysis and Design
  • MBA 623/923 Statutory Accounting
  • MBA 541/841 Mergers and Acquisitions
  • MMC 506/806 Group Dynamics and Leadership
  • MMC 520/820 Managerial Communication
  • MMC 525/825 Effective Business Writing
  • MBA 502/802 Publicity and Public Relations
  • MBA 511/811 Social Marketing Strategies
  • MMC 540/840 Public Speaking: Professional Reports & Presentations
  • MMC 547/847 Advanced Interpersonal Communications and Interviewing
  • MMC 586 Special Topics in Communication