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Business Management, Graduate Certificate

Course Delivery: 100% Online

Total Credits: 12

In-State Tuition Per Credit: $1145.00

Out-of-State Tuition Per Credit: $1145.00

Cost of attendance may vary by campus. View the total cost calculator

Degree Overview

The IU Online Graduate Certificate in Business Management curriculum is designed to equip students with practical business intelligence, IT leadership, and business research skills. You can tailor your coursework to your specific career goals.

You’ll learn how to make your work days more effective, so you can keep one eye on your daily responsibilities and the other on big-picture strategy and goals.

You’ll graduate with an Indiana University certificate respected by employers worldwide—and you can work on yours anytime and anywhere. Plus, you’ll enjoy personalized support services throughout your academic journey.

And the benefits start long before graduation. More than half of IU Online students advance in their careers before they complete their certificate.

To be accepted to this program, you must have a bachelor's degree.

To apply to this program, complete an online application that includes:

Transcripts Resume Personal statement of what you want to achieve in this program, in 500 words or less Letter of recommendation

Application Deadlines

Fall Semester: June 1st

Winter Semester: Sept. 1st

Spring Semester: December 1st

Summer Semester: March 1st

Note: This program is not eligible for financial aid.

Your IU Online Graduate Certificate in Business Management prepares you for such careers as:

  • General manager
  • Business operations manager
  • Product manager
  • Logistics manager
  • Sports manager
  • Health information manager
  • Human resource manager

To earn the Graduate Certificate in Business Management, you must complete 12 credit hours. Choose four of the courses on this page that best align with your career goals.

NOTE: If you choose to pursue the IU Online MBA, MS in Finance, or MS in Business Analytics, these certificate courses may apply to your degree requirements. Completion of the certificate program does not guarantee admission to the graduate program.

Core Clases for the Business Management Graduate Certificate
Course Number Course Name Credits

BUKD-C 520

Quantitative Analysis

3 Credits

BUKD-C 521

Managing Accounting Information for Decision-Making (Accounting Primer)

3 Credits

BUKD-C 522

Information Technology

3 Credits

BUKD-C 530

Economics for Managers

3 Credits

BUKD-C 540

Financial Management (*C521 must be taken before C540)

3 Credits

BUKD-C 550

Law and Ethics in Business

3 Credits

BUKD-C 562

Developing Strategic Capabilities

3 Credits

BUKD-C 570

Strategic Marketing Management

3 Credits

BUKD-C 580

Operations Management 

3 Credits

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