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Graduate Certificate Options in Business     

The College of Business offers several graduate level certificate programs that individuals can pursue alone or in conjunction with the MBA program.  The current list and their individual requirements are listed below. 

Audit and Control Specialist Graduate Certificate

This 9-hour certificate provides exposure to the management of electronic commerce including eBusiness models, the IT industry, emerging trends and channel management, cybersecurity and information systems auditing, and information systems project development and management while using the systems development life cycle will be explored.

Business Analytics Graduate Certificate

The Analytics Graduate Certificate gives you the skills needed to generate actionable business insights from the ever-increasing volume, variety, and velocity of data available to businesses. The program is designed for:

  • Local employees seeking to advance their career and enhance their contribution to the business enterprise by improving their proficiency in data analytics
  • MBA students seeking additional business analytics electives

You’ll learn advanced data analytic skills applicable to business problems across a variety of functional areas, such as marketing and sales, accounting, supply chain management, human resources, and finance.

Data Scientist Graduate Certificate

This certificate is a three-course program designed to provide additional credentials for individuals who desire to cross train into a new field or enhance their skill set within their current field. The certificate provides training with programming tools designed specifically for data analysis such as Python programming language and R programming language. Data management will be explored including data preparation, data exploration, data representation, data discovery, and data cleansing. Finally, the application of data analysis tools to existing big data sets will be performed.

Forensic Accountant Graduate Certificate

The Forensic Accountant certificate is a three-course program designed to provide additional credentials for individuals who desire to cross train into a new field or enhance their skill set within their current field.  This certificate provides exposure to issues related to accounting fraud and helps you understand the theory of accounting fraud. Application of tools and procedures to detect and correct accounting fraud is a major part of this certificate.

Organizational Leadership Graduate Certificate

The graduate certificate in Organizational Leadership provides students with a graduate-level experience in the topic of organizational leadership and addresses critical elements of the leadership function in contemporary organizations.

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