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Top Graduate Certificate Programs in Administration Studies

A graduate certificate is an academic program designed to give students a better understanding of a specific subject. Students may be able to enroll in this program after they have completed a master’s or bachelor’s degree. Most graduate certificate programs can be completed in a single academic year.

What is a graduate certificate in administration studies? It is a specialized program designed to help students understand the skills needed to manage a business or organization. Some universities may offer this graduate degree with special areas of concentration, such as international businesses, government agencies or healthcare institutions. The exact courses required for the program can also be different at each school, but they may be business ethics, operations management, administration in hospitals, fundamentals of government, business administration and human resource management.

This business-focused education can give students the foundation needed for a successful career. Some participants may improve their time management, organization and leadership skills. They can use these abilities to earn promotions or build strong personal relationships.

The cost of a graduate certificate is not set in stone. It can vary from school to school and may even change each year. Applicants can get more information by contacting a school they want to attend.

Students can use a graduate certificate in administration studies for a variety of careers. Some people are able to start working for corporations, nonprofit organizations or the government. The exact jobs available after graduating will depend on the scholars’ other education and professional history. Some career possibilities include city manager, budget analyst, office administrator, business executive, city planner and policymaker. Scholars can use this degree as a foundation for even more education.

Schools around the world may offer graduate certificate programs. If you cannot find a local school with the program you want, you may be able to enroll in an online program. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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University Of Maryland Baltimore

Students interested in Research Administration will have the opportunity to learn about the complex environment that supports academic research. This will include topics ... [+]

This unique 12-credit graduate certificate program is entirely online and can help advance your career in research administration.

Students interested in Research Administration will have the opportunity to learn about the complex environment that supports academic research. This will include topics such as historical and evolutionary perspectives, legal issues in research, contract management, and safeguarding confidential information. Many students interested in this degree will work in the following fields: data analysis, grant writing, clinical research, patient care, mental health, epidemiology, clinical trials, collaborations, personnel management, etc.

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USA Baltimore
August 2020
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 3 years
Online
Algonquin College

Our Program This one-year Ontario College Graduate Certificate program prepares students for a rewarding career in the field of human resources management. Human resource ... [+]

Our Program

This one-year Ontario College Graduate Certificate program prepares students for a rewarding career in the field of human resources management. Human resources professionals are in demand across many industries and drive talent management in organizations. Human resources professionals also work throughout organizations to improve employee productivity to achieve organizational goals. Graduates learn by way of through application of theories, strategies and best practices as they learn in recruitment and selection, compensation, employee and labor relations, training and development and human resources planning.

The program explores all topics related to the profession of human resources and focuses on building human resources knowledge and skills needed to attract, select and retain the best employees. In addition, the program provides the foundational knowledge required to act as a strategic partner in any organization. Level 01 courses provide a background in finance and accounting, organizational behavior, project management and employment law.... [-]

Canada Ottawa
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Full-time
1 year
Online
TUI University - College of Business Administration

The certificate consists of a series of four graduate-level credit courses designed to provide graduates with current industry practices, leadership and management techni ... [+]

The goal of the Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management is to provide administrators and practitioners holding a bachelor's degree the opportunity to learn the tools and techniques used to achieve and ensure quality human resource services and administration.

The focus will be on presenting the analytical tools and management techniques that will allow human resource administrators and professionals to analyze, assess, and improve human resource delivery, employer and employee satisfaction, accountability and the processes within the organization that ensure ongoing quality improvement.

The certificate consists of a series of four graduate-level credit courses designed to provide graduates with current industry practices, leadership, and management techniques in analyzing, developing, and directing quality human resources in the workplace.... [-]

USA Cypress
September 2020
Part-time
Online
Seidman College of Business, Grand Valley State University

The Certificate in Nonprofit Leadership is specifically designed for the seasoned nonprofit manager who has an advanced degree or an undergraduate degree and a number of ... [+]

The Graduate Certificate Program in Nonprofit Leadership provides a unique opportunity to pursue a theoretically based and practically oriented education in leadership for nonprofit professional throughout West Michigan. The program offers local nonprofit managers the current professional skills and perspectives required to do their work more effectively in the rapidly changing nonprofit sector of society.

The Certificate in Nonprofit Leadership is specifically designed for the seasoned nonprofit manager who has an advanced degree or an undergraduate degree and a number of years of professional experience. It is intended for those holding or seeking executive positions who wish to further their education but may not want or be able to pursue a complete graduate degree at this time. However, courses taken in the certificate program may be applied toward the Master of Public Administration degree at a later date.... [-]

USA Grand Rapids
September 2020
Part-time
Campus
Columbia Southern University

Columbia Southern University's certificate program is designed to allow you to complete your studies in the comfort of your home at a self-determined pace that enables yo ... [+]

Columbia Southern University recognizes that there is a growing desire of many within the workforce for focused training in a professional specialization.

To meet this need, CSU offers Graduate Certificate Programs which fully utilize courses from the CSU degree concentrations.

Graduate Certificate Programs

Students select four courses (12 semester credit hours) from a graduate concentration to earn a graduate level certificate in the concentration area.

Curriculum

MBA 6841 - Public Budgeting MBA 6851 - Administration of Public Institutions MBA 6861 - Public Policies MBA 6871 - Public Finances/Legislative Process

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USA Orange Beach
September 2020
Part-time
Online
Columbia Southern University

CHRM program is designed to allow you to complete your studies in the comfort of your home at a self-determined pace that enables you to honor your personal and professio ... [+]

Columbia Southern University recognizes that there is a growing desire of many within the workforce for focused training in a professional specialization.

To meet this need, CSU offers Graduate Certificate Programs which fully utilize courses from the CSU degree concentrations.

Graduate Certificate Programs

Students select four courses (12 semester credit hours) from a graduate concentration to earn a graduate level certificate in the concentration area.

Curriculum

MHR 6551 - Training and Development MHR 6901 - Compensation Management MHR 6751 - Labor Relations and Collective Bargaining MHR 6401 - Employment Law

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USA Orange Beach
September 2020
Part-time
Online
Indiana University Bloomington - School of Public and Environmental Affairs (SPEA Connect)

If you’re looking to increase your knowledge and skill level in the world of nonprofits but are unable to complete a full MPA, our Nonprofit Management Certificate may be ... [+]

Gain a better understanding of the nonprofit sector and nonprofit management issues

If you’re looking to increase your knowledge and skill level in the world of nonprofits but are unable to complete a full MPA, our Nonprofit Management Certificate may be a great option for you. In only 15 credit hours, you’ll gain a better understanding of the nonprofit sector and nonprofit management issues. This certificate can strengthen your performance in areas such as:

Fundraising and development Managing nonprofit social services Parks and recreation

Our online certificates are quick—you can complete one in a year—but challenging. Like all SPEA programs, the curriculum is rigorous. But the effort you put forth will make your long-term professional goals reachable. ... [-]

USA Bloomington
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Full-time
1 year
Online
United International Business Schools

Graduate Certificate in Operations Management consists of a minimum of 12 European credits and take 1 academic year of 9 to 12 months of part-time studies to complete (3 ... [+]

Launch your career with our Graduate Certificate in Operations Management Flexible Study Programs

Our flexible study programs are based on the American model of higher education, allowing students to choose their courses based on course requirements, previous studies, current interests and future ambitions.

United International Business Schools (UIBS)

Dedicated since 2002 to cross-cultural education with a global perspective, United International Business Schools (UIBS) is an independent private education institution with campuses in Europe and Asia. UIBS offers flexible business and management studies at the Undergraduate (Bachelor/BBA) and (Post)Graduate (Master/MBA and Doctor/DBA) level leading to private (programmatically-accredited) degrees, and to American regionally-accredited and European state-recognized degrees in cooperation with our academic partners.... [-]

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November 2019
Part-time
1 year
Campus
United International Business Schools

Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management consists of a minimum of 12 European credits and take 1 academic year of 9 to 12 months of part-time studies to complete ... [+]

Best Graduate Certificate Programs in Administration Studies 2019/2020.

Launch your career with our Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management Flexible Study Programs

Our flexible study programs are based on the American model of higher education, allowing students to choose their courses based on course requirements, previous studies, current interests and future ambitions.

United International Business Schools (UIBS)

Dedicated since 2002 to cross-cultural education with a global perspective, United International Business Schools (UIBS) is an independent private education institution with campuses in Europe and Asia. UIBS offers flexible business and management studies at the Undergraduate (Bachelor/BBA) and (Post)Graduate (Master/MBA and Doctor/DBA) level leading to private (programmatically-accredited) degrees, and to American regionally-accredited and European state-recognized degrees in cooperation with our academic partners.... [-]

Switzerland Zürich Belgium Antwerp Spain Barcelona Brussels Madrid Japan Tokyo Netherlands Amsterdam Italy Milan Geneva  + 11 More
November 2019
Part-time
1 year
Campus
Fanshawe College

The Logistics and Supply Chain Management program will satisfy all of your managerial ambitions within this field. This one-year graduate certificate is designed for univ ... [+]

The Logistics and Supply Chain Management program will satisfy all of your managerial ambitions within this field. This one-year graduate certificate is designed for university and college graduates looking for a career in the logistics and supply chain sector. You'll be trained to join private or public sectors, learning how to analyze computer software, while nurturing your negotiating skills. Examining managerial accounting, and professional communication, you will also learn the finer points of material sourcing, distribution management, and risk assessment. When you graduate, you'll have the skills to improve an organization's operations and profitability. You'll be in demand with career options in procurement, logistics, planning, inventory management, transportation, customer service, customs coordination, and related supply chain processes. Available 100% online or in a traditional in-class format with a September and January admission.... [-]

Canada London
January 2020
Full-time
1 year
Campus
American University Online

American University's online Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Analytics and Management prepares you to answer the critical question today's HR professionals face — ... [+]

American University’s online Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Analytics and Management prepares you to answer the critical question today’s HR professionals face — how to increase organizational effectiveness using the latest HR technologies. Learn from industry professionals who share their expertise in technology, measurement, risk management, and communication to give you the skills you need to advance your organization.

The curriculum was developed with input from a council of industry professionals who provided advice on competencies, standards and industry trends to ensure relevancy to the workplace.

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USA Washington
September 2020
Part-time
9 - 15 months
Online
University of Missouri Truman School of