• Course Delivery
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Business Management

Graduate Certificate

The study of business management includes a broad range of topics including organization, operations, markets, customers, logistics, finance, communication, and information technology, as well as business policy and strategy.

The IU Online Graduate Certificate in Business Management offers an understanding of how to improve business operations. The curriculum is designed to equip students with practical business intelligence, IT leadership, and business research. You can tailor your coursework to your specific career goals. You learn how to make your work days more effective, so that while you keep one eye on your daily responsibilities, you can keep the other on big-picture strategy and goals.

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 

Certificate Requirements

To earn the Graduate Certificate in Business Management, you must complete 12 credit hours. You choose four of the courses below that best align with your career goals.

NOTE: If you choose to purse the IU Online MBA, MS in Finance, MS in Strategic Management, MS in Global Supply Chain Management, or MS in Marketing, these certificate courses may apply to your degree requirements. Completion of the certificate program does not guarantee admission to the graduate program.


  • C520Quantitative Analysis3 Credits
  • C521Managing Accounting Information for Decision-Making3 Credits
  • C530Economics for Managers3 Credits
  • C540Financial Management3 Credits
  • C570Strategic Marketing Management3 Credits
  • C580Operations Management3 Credits

Tuition & Fees

Cost for Indiana Residents
  • Per Credit Hour
  • Tuition: $1145.00
  • 3 Credit Hours
  • Tuition: $3435.00
Cost for Out of State Residents
  • Per Credit Hour
  • Tuition: $1145.00
  • 3 Credit Hours
  • Tuition: $3435.00

Additional fees will apply.

What's it like to take a program online?

  • Earn a quality education

    With more than 120 online degree programs to choose from, Indiana University gives you the opportunity to receive a top-quality education when you want it, where you want it. The faculty who teach our online courses are the same exceptional faculty who teach those courses on our campuses. Whether you're looking for an undergraduate education or want to continue advancing your career with a graduate degree, IU Online’s degree program options have something for everyone.

  • Flexibility

    Online learning gives you the flexibility and freedom to attend your classes whenever and wherever is most convenient for you. You can save time and money by being able to continue to work and by avoiding relocation or travel costs. You will be required to complete assignments in a certain timeframe, but in most instances, you can log in and complete coursework during the time of day that works best for you. Classes aren't tied to a certain time or day.

  • Service you expect from a leading University

    Online learners at Indiana University have access to the same student services available to on-campus students. We're committed to providing you with the quality educational experience students have come to expect and desire from Indiana University, without needing to make sacrifices to the other commitments in your life.