Dec 07, 2019  
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog

Post-Graduate MBA Certificates


The Barney School of Business offers post-graduate Certificates in Business Analytics, Finance, Healthcare Management, Insurance, International Business, Management, Marketing, Project Management and Supply Chain Management.

Certificates show mastery in a topical area and add a level of skill to your resume.

Business Analytics

Today’s technology produces huge volumes of data. Businesses everywhere are focusing on how to properly organize, evaluate and use data to solve problems and identify opportunities that give their organization a competitive advantage.  Building analytic models, creating scenarios, and predicting future states are but some of the exciting intellectual activities you are exposed to in business analytics.

Students who have a graduate business degree from an accredited institution can apply to attend the Barney School of Business to earn a specialized certificate in Business Analytics by completing the following four courses (12 credit hours):

Each of the courses utilizes SAS Institute® software and tools.

Upon completing these four courses, you will also earn a certificate in Data Mining Using SAS® jointly offered by the Barney School of Business and the SAS® Institute.

Finance

Financial skills are in demand in all industries. This certificate is essential for those who desire to acquire knowledge about how firms make financial decisions and how these decisions affect individual organizations and society as a whole. In addition to studying relevant trends and current issues, you are exposed to foundational level knowledge in the world of finance.

Students who have a graduate business degree from an accredited institution can apply to attend the Barney School of Business to earn a specialized certificate in Finance by completing four courses (12 credit hours). Commonly offered courses include:

Healthcare Management

This course addresses evolving issues in the health system by examining the structure of the US healthcare system, including health care professionals, the delivery and financing of healthcare, and related health care products. Students will also explore comparative health systems and innovations in healthcare.

Students who have a graduate business degree from an accredited institution can apply to attend the Barney School of Business to earn a specialized certificate in Healthcare Management by completing four courses (12 credit hours). Students will complete:

Insurance

Gain a solid understanding of the insurance industry by understanding risk and managing exposure. This certificate builds skills for professionals working in the local market or the broader industry.

Students who have a graduate business degree from an accredited institution can apply to attend the Barney School of Business to earn a specialized certificate in Insurance by completing the following four courses (12 credit hours):

International Business

In today’s fast-pace environment it is common to find working professionals traveling abroad representing their institutions in global affairs.  This certificate allows for those who want to broaden their horizon to delve deeper in functional areas, visit foreign countries or create a unique experience by mastering an international topic as an independent study.

Students who have a graduate business degree from an accredited institution can apply to attend the Barney School of Business to earn a specialized certificate in International Business by completing IB 705  and three courses (12 credit hours). Commonly offered courses include:

Management

This is an ideal concentration for anyone with a desire to manage people and processes. Our Management certificate provides flexibility in selecting courses that emphasize general skills for enhancing the performance of people and organizations. Whether you are initially hired into a technical position with aspirations to advance, have been promoted into a higher position with management responsibility, or are considering management consulting at some point in your career, this concentration provides opportunities to enhance your individual skill sets in managing individuals, teams, and organizations.  In so doing you hone your expertise in leading an organization’s most important assets - its people.

Students who have a graduate business degree from an accredited institution can apply to attend the Barney School of Business to earn a specialized certificate in Management by completing four courses (12 credit hours). Commonly offered courses include:

Marketing

In today’s fast paced and ever-evolving marketplace, the knowledge and skills gained from an MBA certificate in Marketing can be used to help firms create value for customers. Both national and international aspects of developing, distributing, pricing and promoting brands, products and services are covered in the marketing concentration.  Analytic rigor is integrated with creative thinking to leverage effective use of website, social media, and other emerging marketing technologies.

Students who have a graduate business degree from an accredited institution can apply to attend the Barney School of Business to earn a specialized certificate in Marketing by completing four courses (12 credit hours). Commonly offered courses include: