Business Foundation Certificate—Online

Many professionals hold degrees in non-business fields and need to gain knowledge and up-to-date tools in the business area. The Business Foundations Certificate is designed to help you sharpen your business skills and strengthen your value in the workplace.

Offered entirely online to better accommodate the schedule constraints of working professionals, the three-course Business Foundations Certificate also provides you the opportunity to begin your graduate degree with the Godbold School of Business. Three courses taken to complete the Certificate satisfy the prerequisites needed to begin the Master of Business Administration (MBA) and International Business Administration (IMBA) programs.

Required Courses

BADM 501 Foundations of Accounting and Finance

BADM 502 Foundations in Marketing and Economics

BADM 503 Foundations of Management Science and Statistical Methods

Admissions Procedures

Applying for the Business Foundations Certificate is easy. Visit the “How to Apply” webpage to complete the online application. An undergraduate degree is required from all applicants and transfer credits are no permitted for the Certificate competition.

Prospective students must submit the following in order to be considered for the Business Foundation Certificate:

  • Professional resume
  • Official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended
  • Three recommendations