Graduate Certificate Programs in Business Studies

A graduate certificate gives individuals an opportunity to gain academic knowledge within a subject that is outside of the scope of their undergraduate studies. It can benefit both individuals looking to pursue graduate studies and those looking to advance within their career. What is a graduate certificate in business studies? It is a program that helps to lay a solid business foundation for stud… Read more

A graduate certificate gives individuals an opportunity to gain academic knowledge within a subject that is outside of the scope of their undergraduate studies. It can benefit both individuals looking to pursue graduate studies and those looking to advance within their career.

What is a graduate certificate in business studies? It is a program that helps to lay a solid business foundation for students. Individuals learn key business concepts, various management aspects, economic principals, financial planning and more. Upon completion of this program, graduates are typically prepared to properly build and manage businesses.

This certification helps to advance graduates’ knowledge base, which gives them the awareness needed to fulfill greater duties and build upon their current skills. This can help to put them ahead of their peers and enhance their flexibility within the job market.

There is no one set cost for obtaining a certification. The popularity of an institution, the location of the school, and whether one attends on campus or online can affect the cost, along with other factors.

A graduate certification in business studies is versatile and therefore can open or expand the door to different careers. Many individuals that pursue this certification are already working within a field, and this business knowledge can be applied within their current position. Proper application of business concepts is necessary within any company, so individuals can choose practically any field to apply this knowledge. Some individuals may even choose to use their training indirectly by pursuing careers in the financial or marketing realm. Others may decide to become business consultants or managers, while those with entrepreneurial spirits may go into business for themselves.

If you have an undergraduate degree and would like to develop business knowledge, this is an option worth considering. 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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Kansas State University Global Campus
USA Online, USA

The graduate certificate in business administration provides an opportunity for students to gain basic business knowledge without having to participate in a full MBA program.

The graduate certificate in business administration provides an opportunity for students to gain basic business knowledge without having to participate in a full MBA program. -
Graduate Certificate
40 weeks
English
Online
 
Purdue Online - Polytechnic Institute
West Lafayette, USA

The Information Technology Business Analysis graduate certificate program will provide graduate students introductory graduate-level education in the important aspects of Busi ... +

The Information Technology Business Analysis graduate certificate program will provide graduate students introductory graduate-level education in the important aspects of Business Analysis. -
Graduate Certificate
Full-time
Part-time
12 months
English
Online
 
James Cook University Online
Australia Online, Australia

The way in which the world conducts business is changing. James Cook University (JCU)’s online Graduate Certificate of Business Administration is designed to help you manage u ... +

The way in which the world conducts business is changing. James Cook University (JCU)’s online Graduate Certificate of Business Administration is designed to help you manage uncertainty and leverage new opportunities in a globalized economy. Covering key leadership concepts, this course will prepare you for the opportunities and challenges of global markets. It also provides the ideal pathway into the Global MBA degree. -
Graduate Certificate
Part-time
8 months
English
January 2020
Online
 
Bryant University
Smithfield, USA

Bryant plays a leadership role in analytics education. Our courses use real-world data provided by strategic partner organizations.

Bryant plays a leadership role in analytics education. Our courses use real-world data provided by strategic partner organizations. -
Graduate Certificate
Part-time
8 months
English
22 Jan 2020
Campus
 
Suzhou Centennial College
Suzhou, China

Centennial College’s International Business Management program ensures you obtain the key industry knowledge you need to successfully conduct business on a global scale ... +

Centennial College’s International Business Management program ensures you obtain the key industry knowledge you need to successfully conduct business on a global scale in any international corporate environment. -
Graduate Certificate
Full-time
English
September 2020
Campus
 
Southern Cross University (Online)
Australia Online, Australia

Study a Graduate Certificate in Business, 100% online and be introduced to how to apply key principles in economics, marketing, accounting and business management practice to ... +

Study a Graduate Certificate in Business, 100% online and be introduced to how to apply key principles in economics, marketing, accounting and business management practice to business. If you’re new to study or returning after a break, a Graduate Certificate in Business online can help build your practical skills, hone your research and evaluation abilities, and grow your confidence. This qualification can also be used as a pathway to your MBA. -
Graduate Certificate
Part-time
8 months
English
January 2020
Online
 
Centennial College
Toronto, Canada

The Advertising Account Management program prepares you for a successful career in the client service area of the advertising, marketing and communications industry.

The Advertising Account Management program prepares you for a successful career in the client service area of the advertising, marketing and communications industry. -
Graduate Certificate
Full-time
English
September 2020
Campus
 
Royal Roads University
Victoria, Canada

The Graduate Certificate in Corporate Social Innovation is a 9-credit program for professionals working in, or consulting with, organizations in all sectors who wish to expand ... +

The Graduate Certificate in Corporate Social Innovation is a 9-credit program for professionals working in, or consulting with, organizations in all sectors who wish to expand their knowledge, skills, strategies, and expertise in the area of corporate social innovation. -
Graduate Certificate
Online & Campus Combined
Full-time
6 months
English
17 Mar 2020
17 Dec 2019
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
Durham College
Whitby, Canada

As more organizations rely on data to drive corporate planning and decision-making, increasingly sophisticated business intelligence and data tools are being used to meet the ... +

As more organizations rely on data to drive corporate planning and decision-making, increasingly sophisticated business intelligence and data tools are being used to meet the need for extensive data collection and manipulation. This allows the industry to quickly respond to organizational and market opportunities. The Data Analytics for Business Decision Making graduate certificate will prepare you for a career in this high-demand area by teaching you the knowledge and skills that you need to support real-world business decision-making and planning through data insights, data management, and data science. -
Graduate Certificate
Full-time
2 semesters
English
Campus
 
Fanshawe College
London, Canada +1 More

Agribusiness is the study of agricultural production - managing every step of the supply chain from farm to table and everything in between. A dynamic and complex field, agrib ... +

Agribusiness is the study of agricultural production - managing every step of the supply chain from farm to table and everything in between. A dynamic and complex field, agribusiness is adaptive and flexible, responding to new technological advances while remaining sustainable globally. -
Graduate Certificate
Full-time
English
January 2020
Campus
 
Cambrian College
Sudbury, Canada

If you're interested in pursuing a career in global business management, this intensive program will enable you to explore key areas of global management, including global mar ... +

If you're interested in pursuing a career in global business management, this intensive program will enable you to explore key areas of global management, including global marketing, finance, and supply chains. -
Graduate Certificate
Full-time
3 semesters
English
Campus
 
Sault College
Sault Ste. Marie, Canada

Our unique location on the border to the United States, will allow you to explore the world of international business studies only minutes away.

Our unique location on the border to the United States, will allow you to explore the world of international business studies only minutes away. -
Graduate Certificate
Full-time
English
September 2020
Campus
 
United International Business Schools
Zürich, Switzerland +8 More

Graduate Certificate programs in Business Studies consist of a minimum of 12 European credits and take 1 academic year of 3 to 12 months of part-time studies to complete (1 to ... +

Graduate Certificate programs in Business Studies consist of a minimum of 12 European credits and take 1 academic year of 3 to 12 months of part-time studies to complete (1 to 4 quarters). -
Graduate Certificate
Part-time
3 months
English
06 Jan 2020
Campus
 
University of Technology Sydney
Sydney, Australia

The UTS Graduate Certificate in Public Sector Innovation enables professionals working in, and with the public sector to develop their capability to find solutions for the com ... +

The UTS Graduate Certificate in Public Sector Innovation enables professionals working in, and with the public sector to develop their capability to find solutions for the complex problems they face every day. The first of its kind in Australia, this practical learning program is aimed at equipping students with a design-based innovation methodology called Frame Creation, developed at UTS. Frame Creation provides a structure for exploring problems creatively and can be employed to transform public engagement, practices, services, regulations, policies, organisations and communities. The course utilises an experiential, peer-learning model within the teaching program and the learning environment offers a great opportunity for collaboration and idea-sharing with fellow students across disciplines and sectors. Sponsorship by an employing organisation is desired as students work on a self-selected problem within their own professional practice. -
Graduate Certificate
Full-time
Part-time
English
Campus
 
University of Southern Queensland (USQ)
Toowoomba, Australia +2 More

Whether you have studied business before, have relevant professional work experience without studying, or have studied an un-related area, USQ’s Graduate Certificate of Busine ... +

Whether you have studied business before, have relevant professional work experience without studying, or have studied an un-related area, USQ’s Graduate Certificate of Business can expand your career prospects with a postgraduate qualification. -
Graduate Certificate
Full-time
Part-time
6 months
English
Campus
Online