Business Management Foundations Graduate Credit Certificate Program

Admission Requirements

Applicants apply for admission to the program via the Graduate School application for admission. Requirements listed here are in addition to Graduate Council policies listed under GCAC-300 Admissions Policies. International applicants may be required to satisfy an English proficiency requirement; see GCAC-305 Admission Requirements for International Students for more information.

Other admissions requirements include:

Certificate Requirements

Requirements listed here are in addition to requirements listed in Graduate Council policy GCAC-212 Postbaccalaureate Credit Certificate Programs.

Required Courses
Select 12 credits from the following:12
Strategic Business Architecture
Strategic Leading and Identity
Global Strategic Management
Financial Accounting
Managing and Leading People in Organizations
Financial Management
Marketing in a Global Environment
Total Credits12


Graduate courses carry numbers from 500 to 699 and 800 to 899. Advanced undergraduate courses numbered between 400 and 499 may be used to meet some graduate degree requirements when taken by graduate students. Courses below the 400 level may not. A graduate student may register for or audit these courses in order to make up deficiencies or to fill in gaps in previous education but not to meet requirements for an advanced degree.

Learning Outcomes

  • Graduates will be able to demonstrate competency in the foundational concepts and practices of business management.
  • Graduates will be able to demonstrate competency in the concepts and practices in four of the following foundational areas of business management: (a) strategic management, (b) financial accounting, (c) financial management, (d) managing and leading people in organizations, (e) leadership. The four areas will be dependent on the student’s background and needs.


Campus World Campus
Graduate Program Head Brian Harold Cameron
Program Contact

Michelle Kristen Rockower
(814) 865-5290

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