Graduate Certificate Programs

Business Analytics

Enterprise systems and the rise of "big data" are creating unprecedented opportunities and new challenges for today's modern organizations. Don't get left behind. Gain the knowledge and skills needed to take your business—and your career—to the next level.

Required Courses
MBA 751Business Analytics Concepts
MBA 752Business Analytics Strategy
MBA 753Business Analytics Methods
MBA 722Marketing Analytics and Customer Intelligence*



Digital Marketing + Innovation

Our businesses and entrepreneurial communities are in need of skilled marketing professionals with expertise in a variety of areas. Meet the demand by honing your skills in the areas of innovation, marketing analytics, digital marketing, and marketing communications.

Required Courses
MBA 721Creating and Marketing Innovations
MBA 722Marketing Analytics and Customer Intelligence*
MBA 723Digital Marketing
MBA 724Integrated Marketing Communications



Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)

Employers are looking for supply chain management and logistics professionals who have ERP skills and certification. The ERP certificate prepares students to pursue a variety of SAP professional roles and certifications by understanding process integration, data analytics, and business intelligence. Also, the ERP certification provides a pathway for students to internships and employment opportunities with companies that use SAP software applications who will consider students with SAP coursework more attractive candidates. The need for expertise with ERP systems is globally recognized as a standardized criterion for various roles in industry, government, and academia.

Required Courses
TL 715   Introduction to ERP
TL 725ERP Configuration
TL 735Practical Data Analytics



Investments + Applied Portfolio Management

This program provides foundational knowledge and finance tools that will empower you to make competent and responsible investment decisions and to advance your career in financially related positions such as financial analyst, financial advisor, financial planner, portfolio manager, and equity research analyst.

Required Courses
MBA 711Advanced Investment Analysis
MBA 712Advanced Portfolio Management
MBA 713Financial Derivatives
MBA 714Financial Analysis and Valuation

Leadership + Managerial Skills

Employers tend to rank "soft skills" among the most important attributes they seek in their employees. Too often, though, these skills are underdeveloped. Subject knowledge can take you only so far. It's honing your ability to problem-solve, to work as part of a team, to engage in effective communication, and to lead others that will take you to the next level.

Required CoursesMBA 731Leading and Managing TeamsMBA 732Managerial Leadership: Essential CompetenciesMBA 733Management Decision MakingMBA 734Negotiations and Alternative Dispute Resolution

Required Courses
MBA 731     Leading and Managing Teams
MBA 732Managerial Leadership: Essential Competencies
MBA 733Management Decision Making
MBA 734Negotiations and Alternative Dispute Resolution



Supply Chain Management

Are you an aspiring logistician, industry professional, military officer, or just looking to be ready to meet the logistical challenges of the 21st century. Career opportunities for those who complete this program include logistics and supply chain management, operations management, purchasing and demand management, emergency management, consulting, retail, and more. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of logisticians is expected to grow 5% from 2018 to 2028. Growth will be driven by the need for logistics in the transportation of goods in a global economy. Employment is expected to grow as companies need logisticians to move products more effectively and efficiently, solve problems, and identify areas for improvement. Do you want to be ready for these opportunities?

Required Courses (must select 3)
TL 711   Supply Chain Systems
TL 721Global Supply Chain Management
TL 731Supply Chain Decision Analysis
TL 733Case Studies in Supply Chain



Transportation + Urban Systems

This program is primarily targeted at practicing professionals who are unable to study in residency, but who wish to gain additional knowledge in the emerging fields of transportation and urban systems.

Required Courses (must select 3)
TL 751   Transportation Cyber-Physical Security
TL 752Transportation Planning and Environmental Compliance
TL 754Urban Transportation Systems Analysis
TL 755Context Sensitive Solutions
TL 756Transportation and Land Use Integration
TL 757Intelligent Transportation Solutions
TL 786Public Transportation
TL 787Public Transportation II
TL 789Leadership for Transportation and Supply Chain Professionals



How to Apply for a Graduate Certificate Program

New Graduate Students

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Current Graduate Students

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*Please note that if you are adding the certificate to a degree program that charges a lower tuition rate than the College of Business differential tuition rate, you will need to complete an appeal form each semester that you are taking graduate certificate courses, in order to avoid differential tuition charges on your non-College of Business credits.

Differential Tuition Waiver Request form

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