Students who are pursuing a masters degree may qualify for this certificate provided that the student requests the certificate prior to the completion of their degree program. Certificates will not be issued once a degree has been awarded.
The coursework and the accompanying credits for the Certificate in Electronic Business may be transferred to appropriate degree programs if all other requirements for admission to a degree program are met. To receive this certificate, students are required to successfully complete four courses and to achieve a passing grade on a comprehensive test covering these four areas. No credit is offered for courses taken in this format. This certificate program is designed for individuals who want to become proficient in the new business models and technology involved in conducting business on the Internet and/or the World Wide Web. Qualified people in electronic business are needed as this field of study has matured. E-Business is a complex area of study that requires the ability to integrate managerial, technical and strategic knowledge. Students who later want to pursue a master's degree can apply some or all of the academic credits awarded in the certificate program toward their degrees. To apply these credits to a degree program, students must meet the GPA and other requirements of that degree program.