The Certificate in Business (30 units) provides information, skills, and resources to help business managers become more effective organizational leaders. The course work, drawn from both Business and Arts & Sciences, addresses core competencies, diverse perspectives, and multiple contexts required for successful business management in the following areas:
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- Organizational Behavior and Administration
- Leadership and Supervision
- Strategic Planning
- Accounting, Finance, and Statistical Analysis
- Legal Issues
- International Business, Diversity, and Global Economics
The Certificate in Business is a strong complement to any undergraduate degree program in University College, emphasizing the applied value of a liberal arts education. The Certificate in Business may also be pursued on a stand-alone basis for individuals already holding a degree but seeking professional development in a business setting.
The 30-unit Business certificate consists of the following required courses:
In order to be considered for admission to the Business Certificate Program, you must have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.7 in previous college course work, including one college-level English composition course, one course in microeconomics, and one course in macroeconomics, each with a grade of B or better.
Below is a list of requirements for an application to the Business certificate at University College. Your application will be reviewed once all requirements are received.
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Undergraduate and graduate degree and certificate programs offered by University College are offered through Arts & Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis. Business-related programs in University College are not accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International).