Post-Master’s Graduate Certificates available in:
- 12 credit hours
- No GMAT required
- Offered in the NetPlus! Format
- NetPlus! is a mixed-mode format that blends the personal interaction of traditional classroom activities with the convenience of online learning. NetPlus! is designed to be accessible to busy professionals from a wide geographic area. While 60% of coursework for each course is completed online, the program features 40% of the coursework within two weekend (Friday/Saturday) on-campus residencies session per semester. The weekend residencies sessions focus on the interaction between student-student and student-professor. The interactions are enhanced through lectures/group discussions, debates, simulations, guest speakers, team-based lessons and presentations, plus many other engaging activities.
- Develop a more focused skill set in the area of study
The demand for CPAs and all accountants continues to increase, especially for individuals who hold advanced accounting degrees. The Post-Master’s Certificate in Accounting provides professionals in accounting fields an advanced understanding of concepts and essential skills of today’s accounting practices. Course options include: Advanced Federal Income Taxation Theory and Research, Advanced Financial Reporting, Advanced Governmental and Nonprofit Accounting and Financial Reporting, Auditing and Assurance Services, Financial Reporting Special Topics, Financial Statement Analysis, Forensic Accounting, Individual Federal Income Taxation, Intermediate Financial Reporting, Seminar in Contemporary Accounting Systems and Control, or Seminar in Management Accounting.
The Post-Master’s Certificate in Finance is designed to prepare students for professional positions requiring graduate level degrees in finance, and assists students in preparing for professional finance certifications such as the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), the Federal Financial Management Certificate Program (FFMCP), and the Certified Financial Planner (CFP). Course options include: Financial Engineering and Risk Management, Financial Markets and Institutions, Financial Statement Analysis, International and Global Financial Management, Investments Analysis or Portfolio Management.
The International Business certificate provides students a greater understanding of the global economy, its impact on various key industries, international financial market systems, corporate financial strategies, and the latest theories in applying marketing science in the international business arena. Students completing the International Business certificate become more attractive to potential employers operating in the global marketplace. Course options include: Global Strategy, International and Global Financial Management, International and Global Marketing Management, International Business Law, or Special Topics in International Business Study Abroad.
A Post-Master’s Certificate in Marketing is designed to give professionals in the marketing industry an in-depth understanding of concepts and skills essential in advanced marketing and branding practices. The Marketing certificate focuses on contemporary issues and future concerns, and prepares students for global strategic marketing and management positions. Course
options include: Advanced Consumer Behavior, Digital Marketing, International and Global Marketing Management, and Marketing Strategy.
The Post-Master’s Certificate in Organizational Leadership will be valuable to students who are seeking to improve their management and leadership skills and deepen their understanding of management and leadership processes. It is relevant for students who are or will be in managerial or leadership positions. The certificate focuses on leadership issues from a variety of perspectives. Specifically, courses examine major frameworks and contemporary issues in leadership, address how leaders effectively make decisions and resolve conflict through negotiating with others, and explore the role of a leader in bringing about organizational change. Courses include: Contemporary Issues in Leadership, Leading Organizational Change, Organizational Communications and Negotiation, and Advanced Negotiation: Theory and Practice.