The 18-credit Graduate Certificate in Business Fundamentals is designed for professionals who do not have formal business training and are seeking to advance into management and other leadership positions. Students study the fundamentals of finance, accounting, marketing, law, and operations to understand how all enterprises bring value to their customers, employees, and owners.

The Graduate Certificate in Business Fundamentals is also the first step for students who are potentially interested in pursuing their Master of Business Administration (MBA) or Master of Science in Business (MSB) degree.

The Graduate Certificate in Business Fundamentals can be completed in a single summer or over multiple terms. Students may earn their certificate in conjunction with a concurrent graduate degree or on its own as a standalone certificate.

Admissions Requirements

Admit Term
  • Any Term
Required Tests


English Language Requirements ?
  • TOEFL iBT: 91
  • TOEFL Paper: 575
  • IELTS: 7.00

Additional Requirements

Application Process

Please contact the program office.

Dates & Deadlines ?

Admissions Deadline

MAIS Participation

This program is not offered as a MAIS field of study.

AMP Participation ?

This program does not participate in the Accelerated Master's Platform (AMP)