The Graduate Business Foundations Certificate program is designed to provide a foundation of business knowledge in a breadth of areas at the graduate level. The certificate can serve as a standalone program to help broaden an understanding of business, or as initial preparation for pursuing an MBA or other graduate business degree. These courses are available for students on campus and online.
Graduate Business Foundations Certificate Degree Requirements:
The Certificate Program requires completion of 5 of the 7 courses listed or course areas:
ACCOUNTING 701 - ACCOUNTING FOUNDATIONS (2 cr)
ECONOMICS 703 - STATISTICS (2 cr)
ECONOMICS 704 - ECONOMICS FOUNDATIONS (2 cr)
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY/SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT 715 - TECHNOLOGY AND INFORMATION SYSTEMS (2 cr)
FINANCE & BUSINESS LAW 718 - FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT (2 cr)
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY/SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT 719 - OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT (2 cr)
MARKETING 716 - MARKETING (2 cr)
To qualify for admission to a certificate program in good standing, you must have a bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution with an overall grade point average (G.P.A.) of 2.75 or above.
For policies regarding admission on probation, please consult the current Program Coordinator.
*No GMAT required.
Students may apply through the School of Graduate Studies.
Note: Students in the Graduate Business Foundations Certificate program may enroll in the Masters of Business Administration (MBA) at UW-Whitewater if they meet the normal criteria for that program. Certificate courses are part of the MBA program and may count toward completion of that degree at a later date.