Certificate Programs

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The Department offers specialized certificates for students and others looking to gain business expertise in a specific business area and a healthcare management certificate for professionals with a bachelor's degree who are looking to advance their knowledge in the field.  Entrance requirements and application processes vary among the programs.  Click on the certificate title to learn more.

Certificate in Entrepreneurship

The Department of Marketing offers an undergraduate credit certificate in Entrepreneurship, designed to prepare students and business people for careers in starting, managing, or working in small businesses. The program includes instruction about how to take a product or service from the idea stage through the introduction and growth stages, and how to successfully manage the business. A focus may be taken in retailing, marketing of services and products, consulting, accounting, finance, or entrepreneurship. A total of 24 units is required. Refer to the Undergraduate Studies: General Information chapter of this catalog for general regulations governing all certificate programs.

​Healthcare Management

The Post-Baccalaureate Certificate program in Healthcare Management is designed to update and prepare health professionals for career advancement in healthcare management positions or positions which require management skills in healthcare organizations. The program focuses on the transfer of knowledge from business, information management, and related fields to the healthcare industry. A bachelor’s degree with a 2.5 minimum grade point average is required for admission to the program.

General Management

The undergraduate credit certificate program in General Management is designed to prepare non-Management option Business Administration majors and students in other majors for employment in a general management position and to provide working and professional people the generalmanagement knowledge necessary for rapid career advancement.  

Operations Management

The undergraduate credit certificate program in Operations Management is designed to prepare non-Management option Business Administration majors and students in other majors for employment in an operations management position and to provide working and professional people the operations management knowledge necessary for rapid career advancement.

Human Resources Management

The undergraduate credit certificate program in Human Resource Management is designed to prepare non-Management option Business Administration majors and students in other majors for employment in human resources management positions and to provide working and professional people the human resource management knowledge necessary for rapid career advancement.