Graduate Business Certificates

Graduate Business Certificates

Broaden Your Reach.

In today's fast-paced world, individuals frequently find themselves in new positions that require additional or updated education. Whether you already have an MBA and want to broaden your background in a specific field, are interested in just taking courses in a focused area, or are interested in a starting point for an MBA, the Graduate Certificate program offered by the Graduate School of Business Administration at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs may be the perfect solution for you. Graduate certificate courses are taught by full-time, doctoral qualified faculty of the University of Colorado Colorado Springs.

Graduate Certificates

  • Graduate Certificate in Accounting (campus)

    Select 1 of the following:

    Course Number

    Course Title

    ACCT 6010 (campus only)

    Seminar: Financial Accounting Theory

    ACCT 6750 (campus only)

    Advanced Financial Accounting

     

    Select 3 of the following:

    Course Number

    Course Title

    ACCT 6200 (campus only)

    Internal Auditing

    ACCT 6510 (campus only)

    Accounting Ethics & Institution

    ACCT 6600 (campus only)

    Auditing

    ACCT 6620 (campus only)

    Advanced Auditing

    ACCT 6710 (campus only)

    Individual Income Tax

    ACCT 6720 (campus only)

    Corporate & Partnership Tax

    ACCT 6730 (campus only)

    Introduction to Accounting Systems

    ACCT 6740 (campus only)

    Accounting for Government & Not-for-Profit Organizations

    ACCT 6770 (online only)

    Federal Tax Research & Planning

    ACCT 6950 (campus only)

    Topics in Accounting - Internal Auditing

     

    Prerequisites: ACCT 2010, 2020, 3010, 3020, and 3110 or equivalent. ACCT 6600 is a prerequisite for ACCT 6510, ACCT 6600 is a prerequisite for ACCT 6620, ACCT 6710 is a prerequisite for ACCT 6720, INFS 6000 (or equivalent) is a prerequisite for ACCT 6730, ACCT 6720 is a prerequisite for ACCT 6770.
    Recommended for CPA Requirement: Advanced Technical Writing Course English 3080

  • Graduate Certificate in Finance (campus or online)

    Take the following:

    Course Number

    Course Title

    FNCE 6000 (campus or online)

    Corporate Financial Management

     

    Select 3 of the following:

    Course Number

    Course Title

    FNCE 6100 (campus only)

    Problems and Policies in Financial Management

    FNCE 6200 (campus or online)

    Investment Management & Analysis

    FNCE 6400 (campus or online)

    International Financial Management

    FNCE 6500 (campus or online)

    Monetary Policy & Domestic/Global Business Cycles

     

    Prerequisites: ACCT 5500, BUAD 5500, and QUAN 5500 are prerequisites for FNCE 6000. FNCE 6000 is a prerequisite for FNCE 6100, FNCE 6200 FNCE 6400, and FNCE 6500.

  • Graduate Certificate in Health Care Administration (online)

    Take the following:

    Course Number

    Course Title

    HCAD 6190 (online only)

    Health Care Administration

    HCAD 6290 (online only)

    Health Care Policy

    HCAD 6390 (online only)

    Heath Care Ethics & Law

    HCAD 6490 (online only)

    Health Care Budget & Finance

     

    Prerequisites: FNCE 6000 is recommended prior to taking HCAD 6490. ACCT 5500, BUAD 5500, and QUAN 5500 are prerequisites for FNCE 6000.

  • Graduate Certificate in Innovation Management (campus or online)

    Take the following:

    Course Number

    Course Title

    BUAD 6610 (campus or online)

    Managing Innovation for Strategic Advantage

    BUAD 6710 (campus or online)

    Transforming Technology Organizations & Employees

    BUAD 6800 (campus or online)

    Entrepreneurship & New Ventures

    OPTM 6300 (online only)

    Managing Projects for Competitive Advantage

     

    Prerequisites: ACCT 5500 and QUAN 5500 are prerequisites for OPTM 6300.

  • Graduate Certificate in International Business (campus or online)

    Select 4 of the following:

    Course Number

    Course Title

    INTB 6100 (campus or online)

    Managing in Global Markets

    INTB 6990 (study abroad)

    Regional Business Environment Europe

    INTB 6991 (study abroad)

    Regional Business Environment Asia

    FNCE 6400 (campus or online)

    International Financial Management

    MKTG 6900 (campus or online)

    International Marketing & Export Management

    OPTM 6200 (online only)

    Global Supply Chain Management

     

    Prerequisites: FNCE 6000 is prerequisite for FNCE 6400. MKTG 6000 is a prerequisite for MKTG 6900. INTB 6990 and INTB 6991 are international trips that require instructor approval. (Note: only one study abroad trip may be applied to the certificate.)

  • Graduate Certificate in Management (campus or online)

    Take the following:

    Course Number

    Course Title

    MGMT 6000 (campus or online)

    Leading & Managing in Changing Times

    Select 3 of the following:

    Course Number

    Course Title

    MGMT 6200 (campus or online)

    Managing Organization Development & Change

    MGMT 6300 (campus or online)

    Managing Human Resources for Competitive Advantage

    MGMT 6400 (campus only)

    Legal Issues in Human Resources

    MGMT 6550 (campus only)

    Applied Principles of Negotiation & Conflict Management

    BUAD 6700 (campus or online)

    Service Management

    Prerequisites: MGMT 6000 is a prerequisite for MGMT 6200.

  • Graduate Certificate in Marketing (campus or online)

    Take the following:

    Course Number

    Course Title

    MKTG 6000 (campus or online)

    Marketing Strategy

     

    Select 3 of the following:

    Course Number

    Course Title

    MKTG 6300 (campus or online)

    Marketing Research & Decision Making

    MKTG 6400 (campus only, winterim course)

    Services Marketing

    MKTG 6500 (campus or online)

    Integrated Marketing Communications

    MKTG 6700 (campus or online)

    Digital Marketing & Social Media Strategy

    MKTG 6900 (campus or online)

    International Marketing & Export Management

     

    Prerequisites: MKTG 6000 is a prerequisite for MKTG 6xxx Electives with the exception of MKTG 6400.

  • Graduate Certificate in Operations Management (online only)

    Take the following:

    Course Number

    Course Title

    OPTM 6000 (campus or online)

    Operations: Competing through Capabilities

     

    Select 3 of the following:

    Course Number

    Course Title

    OPTM 6100 (online only)

    Customer-Focused Processes: Quality Mgmt. & Metrics

    OPTM 6200 (online only)

    Global Supply Chain Management

    OPTM 6300 (online only)

    Managing Projects for Competitive Advantage

    OPTM 6450 (online only)

    Service Operations: Design, Delivery and Analytics

     

    Prerequisites: ACCT 5500 and QUAN 5500 are prerequisites for OPTM 6000 and OPTM 6300. OPTM 6000 is a prerequisite for OPTM 6100, OPTM 6200 and OPTM 6450.

  • Graduate Certificate in Project Management (online)

    Take the following:

    Course Number

    Course Title

    OPTM 6000 (campus or online)

    Operations: Competing through Capabilities

    OPTM 6300 (online only)

    Managing Projects for Competitive Advantage

    OPTM 6590 (online only)

    Project Estimation & Risk Management

    OPTM 6690 (online only)

    Bridging Strategy & Tactics in Project Management

     

    Prerequisites: ACCT 5500 and QUAN 5500 are prerequisites for OPTM 6300. OPTM 6300 is a prerequisite for OPTM 6590. OPTM 6300 is a prerequisite for OPTM 6690.

  • Graduate Certificate in Service Management (campus)

    Required (6 credits):

    Course Number

    Course Title

    BUAD 6700 (campus & online)

    Service Management

    MKTG 6400 (winterim class - campus only)

    Service Marketing

     

    Choose 2 (6 credits):

    Course Number

    Course Title

    MGMT 6300 (campus or online)

    Managing Human Resources for Competitive Advantage

    MKTG 6000 (campus or online)

    Marketing Strategy

    OPTM 6100 (online only)

    Customer-Focused Process: Quality Management & Metrics

    OPTM 6450 (online only)

    Service Operations: Design, Delivery and Analytics

     

    Prerequisites: OPTM 6000 is a prerequisite for OPTM 6100 and OPTM 6450. ACCT 5500 and QUAN 5500 are prerequisites for OPTM 6000.

Gainful Employment Disclosures:

The U.S. Department of Education requires us to provide the following information about each of our certificates.