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Graduate Certificate

Marketing

Marketing (MARKET GRC)

12-15 Credits

MARKETING GRADUATE CERTIFICATE   •  12-15 CREDITS   •  MARKET GRC

Graduate Certificates provide students with the opportunity to deepen their skills in a particular subject. They may be completed at any time while taking Master of Business Administration courses provided the prerequisites are met, or may be completed as a stand-alone certificate.

The credit for a single course cannot be applied to more than one degree or certificate; any exceptions or variations must be approved by the MBA/MM exceptions committee.

Prerequisites: The following prerequisite course is required and must be completed before taking the major courses for the Graduate Certificate in Marketing:
•    MKTG610 Marketing Strategies (3 cr) 

Which class should I take? When should I take it?

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Managerial Accounting

Managerial Accounting (MAN ACCT GRC)

12 Credits

MANAGERIAL ACCOUNTING GRADUATE CERTIFICATE   • 12-18 CREDITS   • MAN ACCT GRC

Graduate Certificates provide students with the opportunity to deepen their skills in a particular subject. They may be completed at any time while taking Master of Business Administration courses provided the prerequisites are met, or may be completed as a stand-alone certificate.

The credit for a single course cannot be applied to more than one degree or certificate; any exceptions or variations must be approved by the MBA/MM exceptions committee.

Prerequisites: The following prerequisite courses are required and must be completed before taking the major courses for the Graduate Certificate in Managerial Accounting:
•    ACCT640 Managerial Accounting (3 cr) 
•    FINC620 Corporate Finance (3 cr)

*ACCT761 and ACCT762 are only offered in a 15 week online format.

Which class should I take? When should I take it?

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Leadership Strategies

Leadership Strategies (LEADST GRC)

12-18 Credits

GRADUATE CERTIFICATE    • 12-18 CREDITS    • LEADST GRC

Graduate Certificates provide students with the opportunity to deepen their skills in a particular subject. They may be completed at any time while taking Master of Business Administration courses provided the prerequisites are met, or may be completed as a stand-alone certificate.

The credit for a single course cannot be applied to more than one degree or certificate; any exceptions or variations must be approved by the MBA/MM exceptions committee.

Prerequisites: The following prerequisite courses are required and must be completed before taking the major courses for the Graduate Certificate in Leadership Strategies:
•    ACCT640 Managerial Accounting (3 cr) or FINC610 Budget and Finance Management (3 cr)
•    MGMT653 Leading Organizations (3 cr) or HRMG700 Managing Human Resources (3 cr)

Which class should I take? When should I take it?

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Human Resource Management

Human Resource Management (HR MGMT GRC)

12-21 Credits

HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT GRADUATE CERTIFICATE    • 12-21 CREDITS    • HR MGMT GRC

Graduate Certificates provide students with the opportunity to deepen their skills in a particular subject. They may be completed at any time while taking Master of Business Administration courses provided the prerequisites are met, or may be completed as a stand-alone certificate.

The credit for a single course cannot be applied to more than one degree or certificate; any exceptions or variations must be approved by the MBA/MM exceptions committee.

Prerequisites: The following prerequisite courses are required and must be completed before taking the major courses for the Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management 
•    ACCT640 Managerial Accounting (3 cr)
•    FINC620 Corporate Finance (3 cr)
•    LEGL710 Ethical and Legal Framework for 21st Century Business (3 cr)

*Please note:  Due to the limited course work for the graduate certificate, this program is not considered aligned with SHRM requirements.  If you are interested in taking the SHRM Certified Professional examination, please see your advisor to determine eligibility.

Which class should I take? When should I take it?

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Finance

Finance (FINANCE GRC)

12-21 Credits

FINANCE GRADUATE CERTIFICATE   • 12-21 CREDITS   • FINANCE GRC

Graduate Certificates provide students with the opportunity to deepen their skills in a particular subject. They may be completed at any time while taking Master of Business Administration courses provided the prerequisites are met, or may be completed as a stand-alone certificate.

The credit for a single course cannot be applied to more than one degree or certificate; any exceptions or variations must be approved by the MBA/MM exceptions committee.

Prerequisites: The following prerequisite courses are required and must be completed before taking the major courses for the Graduate Certificate in Finance. 
•    ACCT640 Managerial Accounting (3 cr)
•    ECON625 Managerial Economics (3 cr)
•    FINC620 Corporate Finance (3 cr) 

Which class should I take? When should I take it?

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Business Essentials

Business Essentials (BUS ESS GRC)

12 Credits

BUSINESS ESSENTIALS GRADUATE CERTIFICATE   • 12 CREDITS   • BUSN GRC

This Graduate Certificate provides a general study of the contemporary theories and concepts in an organization or business. The certificate provides the general review of the basic concepts of marketing and management. In addition, the certificate will introduce the principles of financial accounting, emphasizing the understanding and interpretation of financial data, as well as the fundamental concept of financial management and the basic statistics necessary for business. Descriptive and inferential statistical methods, including probabilities of random events are applied in problem-solving and decision-making situations.

The credit for a single course cannot be applied to more than one certificate; any exceptions or variations must be approved by the MBA/MM exceptions committee.

Which class should I take? When should I take it?

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Accounting and Financial Analysis

Accounting and Financial Analysis (ACCT FIN GRC)

18 Credits

ACCOUNTING AND FINANCIAL ANALYSIS GRADUATE CERTIFICATE • 18 CREDITS   • ACCT/FINC GRC

The Accounting and Financial Analysis Graduate Certificate provides the foundation of financial concepts and the fundamentals of accounting. The certificate introduces the principles of accounting, with an emphasis on applying Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) to business situations as compliant journal entries are recorded. In addition, the certificate will allow for the analysis of organizational performance and financial condition evaluation. This certificate helps prepare non-accounting undergraduates to enrollment in the MAcc degree. Additionally, it prepares non-accounting undergraduate for employment in general accounting positions.

The credit for a single course cannot be applied to more than one degree or certificate; any exceptions or variations must be approved by the MBA/MM exceptions committee.

Which class should I take? When should I take it?

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Health Care Management

Health Care Management (HC MGMT GRC)

12-15 Credits

GRADUATE CERTIFICATE  • 12-15 CREDITS  • HC MGMT GRC

Graduate Certificates provide students with the opportunity to deepen their skills in a particular subject. They may be completed at any time while taking Master's degree provided the prerequisites are met, or the certificate may be completed as a stand-alone. 

The credit for a single course cannot be applied to more than one degree or certificate; a course substitution must be approved by the Department Chair. 

Prerequisite: HCMG630 Health Care Organizations (3 cr) is a required prerequisite that must be completed prior to taking the following courses in the Graduate Certificate in Health Care Management.

Which class should I take? When should I take it?

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Predictive Analytics and Data Visualization

Predictive Analytics and Data Visualization (PREDVIL GRC)

12-15 Credits

GRADUATE CERTIFICATE    • 12-15 CREDITS    • PREDVIL GRC

Data Analytics analyzes vast databases that must be examined using complex algorithms and artificial intelligence to identify previously unidentified useful sets of relationships and trends. The Predictive Analytics and Data Visualization Graduate Certificate is offered online and prepares individuals to build predictive and forecasting models, generate data visualization products, and build data dashboards and automated reports. The Graduate Certificate uses industry standard software in practical applications directly related to current trends and issues that impact organizations across a broad spectrum. Course progression and content is carefully formulated to build competency in predictive modeling, forecasting and data visualization for students from a broad range of disciplines and experiences, including those who are new to the field.  Credit from this certificate program can be transferred to the Master of Science in Data Analytics Degree program.


Recommended Prerequisite: DATA610 Essentials of Business Analytics (3 cr) is a recommended prerequisite that should be completed prior to taking the following courses in the Graduate Certificate in Predictive Analytics and Data Visualization.

*DATA courses are only offered in a 15-week online format.

Which class should I take? When should I take it?

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Data Mining and Visualization

Data Mining and Visualization (DATAVIL GRC)

12-15 Credits

GRADUATE CERTIFICATE • 12-15 CREDITS • DATAVIL GRC

Data Analytics analyzes vast databases that must be examined using complex algorithms and artificial intelligence to identify previously unidentified useful sets of relationships and trends.  The Data Mining and Visualization Graduate Certificate is offered online and prepares individuals to conduct data mining projects, generate data visualization products, and build data dashboards and automated reports. The concentration uses industry standard software in practical applications directly related to current trends and issues that impact organizations across a broad spectrum. Course progression and content is carefully formulated to build competency in data mining and visualization for students from a broad range of disciplines and experiences, including those who are new to the field.  Credit from this certificate program can be transferred to the Master of Science in Data Analytics Degree program.

Recommended Prerequisite: DATA610 Essentials of Business Analysis (3 cr) is a recommended prerequisite that should be completed prior to taking the following courses in the Graduate Certificate in Data Mining and Visualization.

DATA courses are only offered in a 15-week online format.

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