Business Administration Graduate Certificate

Program Description

The Graduate Certificate in Business Administration is designed for individuals with an undergraduate/graduate degree in non-business fields. It provides students a focused exposure to core business functions and contemporary business administration frameworks. Upon successful completion, students will have the core knowledge necessary to articulate and apply business administration principles and practices across functional domains.

All 12 credit-hours taken as part of this certificate program transfer to the MBA degree program.

Admission Requirements

Applicants must meet general University of Missouri-St. Louis Graduate School admissions requirements.

Certificate Requirements

All course prerequisites and all course waivers are applicable. Substitute courses may be approved by the appropriate department chairperson and the Director of Graduate Business Programs.

Choose four of the following courses:12
Financial and Managerial Accounting
Managerial Communication
Law, Ethics and Business
Financial Management
Managing People in Organizations
Management Information Systems
Contemporary Marketing Concepts
Supply Chain Strategies
Total Hours12

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the program, certificate earners will be able to: 

  • Apply theories and frameworks of business to analyze authentic contexts and business problems;
  • Integrate core knowledge of and apply business administration principles and practices across the functional domains: finance, marketing, management, supply chain management and information systems.