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Post-baccalaureate Business Certificates

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The Pamplin School of Business offers a Post-baccalaureate Business Certificate program for students who would like to utilize an interesting variety of courses in many specialized areas.  Our faculty created a curriculum that provides a unique opportunity for post-baccalaureate students to choose a concentration, gain additional training, and develop new competencies by completing the post-baccalaureate business certificate program.

Students complete a twelve-credit hour program in one of the following areas: entrepreneurship, finance, strategy, marketing, sustainability, or business analytics, and then receive a post-baccalaureate certificate in that area. Students may also create a general program where they survey courses from different business disciplines.  The course options in each area are listed below.

Admission Requirements
To be admitted to this program, students must hold a bachelor's degree from an AACSB-accredited institution, and submit the following application components:
1. Current Resume
2. Official transcripts (from all previously attended academic institutions)
3. Online application form

 

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UP Part Time MBA Program ranked # 1 in Oregon, #84 in the US To receive a certificate, students complete a 12 credit-hour program in one of the following areas:

Six Areas of Concentration

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Entrepreneurship

Experience a wide range of courses from the analysis of negotiation strategies to innovation in technology.

Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management Concentration requires four 3-credit courses.

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Finance

Gain a comprehensive understanding of financial markets & institutions, analysis & risk management.

Finance Concentration requires four 3-credit courses.

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Marketing

Study the importance of personal selling as well as negotiation & persuasion in a variable environment.

Marketing Concentration requires four 3-credit courses.

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Operations and Technology Management

Prepare for strategic challenges with coursework on supply chain & inventory management.

Operations and Technology Management Concentration requires four 3-credit courses.

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Strategy

Develop & execute strategies that build resilience & long term competitive advantage.

Strategy Concentration requires four 3-credit courses.

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Sustainability

Learn frameworks to improve the economic, environmental & social performance of organizations.

Sustainability Concentration requires four 3-credit courses.

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