Certificates

Executive Management Certificate

The Executive Management Certificate is designed for non-management majors, at junior-level or above, as well as corporate management staff who may need management coursework. This certificate will provide essential academic background that will enhance any career field. This five-course sequence will explore all major facets of management for both domestic and international firms.

The certificate’s objectives are:

  • To provide background theory on how to manage a staff and an organization.
  • To provide the fundamentals of how and why organizations operate as they do.
  • To provide insight into how to lead a staff and an organization.
  • To provide knowledge of how to staff and manage an organization’s workforce.
  • To provide specific knowledge into the issues of managing hotels and resorts.
  • To provide insight into the ideas and issues surrounding managing an organization that is interconnected to other organizations in a globalized world.

Required:

  • MGT 418 International Management (3 credits);

Pick 4 of the following:

  • MGT 310 Management Theory (3 credits)
  • MGT 312 Organizational Behavior (3 credits)
  • MGT 416 Leadership (3 credits)
  • HRM 313 Human Resource Management (3 credits)
  • SEH 448 Hotel and Resort Management (3 credits)

  

Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Accounting

The Accounting Certificate program is designed to meet the needs of individuals who already hold a bachelors degree in another area, whether in business, or outside of business, and who now wish to acquire accounting competence. This certificate meets the CPA educational requirements. For more information about CPA requirements view the CPA LICENSING APPLICANT HANDBOOK

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Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Information Systems

Information Systems is the study of complex combinations of people, hardware, software, procedures and data to support the operational and managerial needs of an organization. Because of the ever-growing complexity of the world and advances in information technology, computer information systems have become an indispensable element of modern society. This concentration is for students interested in the ways of computers and telecommunications, and how they are changing the way we live and work. Our program strikes a balance between skills and theory. We learn the ways these tools can increase productivity and study their use in business, education, entertainment, daily life, and other fields. Since computers and communication systems are constantly developing, we are also concerned with studying how the tools are changing and how they will affect individuals, organizations, and nations in the future.

 

Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Marketing

The marketing concentration offers specialized courses in marketing research, consumer behavior, international marketing, advertising and promotion, and sales management. Elective courses are periodically available in areas such as sports marketing, marketing law, internet marketing, and retail management. Electives in areas outside the business program encourage your intellectual and professional development.

 

Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Sports Management

The Certificate in Sports Management program is designed to meet the needs of individuals who already hold a Bachelor's degree. The program trains students and professionals for a long list of careers, including professional and amateur sports, intercollegiate athletics, sports marketing or event and facility management. The certificate program tackles the growing complexity of the sports business, facilities and entertainment industries with four core courses: Ticketing Operations, Leadership, Strategic Sport Marketing and Sport Venue and Event Management. The following segments of the sport industry provide most of the job opportunities:

  • Professional Sports Operations
  • Sport Marketing and Sponsorship
  • Facility & Event Management
  • College Athletics
  • Sports Media & Communication
  • Athletics Representation