Stay current, expand your skills, move ahead.
Whether you’re looking to take on a new role in your current field, transition to another business discipline or simply enhance your existing skills, a Graduate Business Certificate from the Daniels College of Business can help you move up the career ladder.
The reasons for earning a Graduate Business Certificate from Daniels are as varied as the types of certificates we offer. For some, it is a first step toward pursuing a Daniels MBA or specialized master’s degree as the classes can be applied toward those programs. For others, including Daniels alumni, it’s a way to refresh their education or pursue a specific business discipline in more depth. But, for all, it is a valuable investment in their future.
Daniels Business Certificates
All certificate programs consist of four graduate-level courses in our MBA and specialized master’s degree programs. You’ll receive MBA-caliber instruction tailored to your specific interests and busy schedule. Don’t see a certificate program that matches your needs? Create a customized certificate.
Certificates are offered in the following disciplines:
- Accounting Certificates
- Business Intelligence Certificate
- Finance Certificates
- Innovation and Entrepreneurship Certificates
- Management and Leadership Certificates
- Marketing Certificates
- Online Digital Marketing Certificate
- Real Estate and Construction Management Certificate
Graduate Business Certificates at A Glance
|Program Curriculum||Four graduate-level business classes (16 credit hours) to earn a Graduate Business Certificate (GBC). You can also take one or two classes through the GBC program, although you will not earn a certificate.|
|Program Duration||Flexible. The four courses that comprise a certificate can be completed in as little as six months or more than a year, depending on your schedule.|
|Program Start Dates||Programs can begin any quarter: Fall, Winter, Spring and Summer.|
|Prerequisites||Certificates are open to everyone who has obtained at least a bachelor’s degree. Applicants must have a proven academic record, a minimum of 2 years work experience is preferred, a professional resume, an essay and unofficial copies of transcripts.|
||The GMAT or GRE are not required for admission|
|Class Schedule||Classes are held two evenings per week, typically following a Monday-Wednesday or Tuesday-Thursday schedule. Daytime options are also available.|
|Tuition||$1,062 per credit hour. Each class is 4 credit hours.|
|Financial Aid||Government student loans are not available for this program. Private education-based loans are available. Make sure to mention that the GBC program is “part time and non-degree seeking.” Many companies also offer tuition-reimbursement programs.|
|Admissions||Applications are evaluated in the order in which they are received. Please see the Admissions & Tuition page for more information.|