Business Foundations, Post-Baccalaureate Certificate
The Business Foundation Certificate is an 18-credit certificate program available for graduates of any undergraduate program who are interested in gaining business knowledge and skills. Upon successful completion of the certificate, interested students may apply for admission to the full MBA program and if accepted, the completed 18 credits may be applied toward the MBA program of study.
The certificate requirements consist of 12 credits of graduate foundation courses and six credits of breadth courses (chosen by the student in association with their advisor) for a total of 18 credits.
- Completed online application
- Current resume
- Two references
- Official transcripts from all previously attended colleges and universities
- Personal statement (This statement should include a personal and professional goals, a reasons for pursuing the graduate degree and any additional insights into character or academic/employment history that will be helpful to the admissions committee. Limit to 500 words or less.)
- GMAT is not required for the Business Foundation Certificate. (Students interested in applying for the full MBA program upon completion of this certificate will submit a GMAT or GRE score as part of their application.)
Scholarships and Financial Aid
For more information, visit the student financial services office online at http://finaid.slu.edu.
The Richard A. Chaifetz School of Business is accredited by AACSB, the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, the world’s largest business education alliance and accrediting body of business schools, ensuring continuous quality improvement in terms of curriculum, instructional resources, student selection, career placement and intellectual contributions and qualifications of the faculty. Less than 10% of business schools worldwide have achieved AACSB accreditation.
Gainful Employment Disclosure
The U.S. Department of Education requires (per 34 CRF Part 668) that all institutions participating in the federal Title IV student financial assistance programs (Pell Grants, federal student loans, etc.) publicly disclose certain data regarding all academic programs designated as "Gainful Employment" programs per DOE definitions.
|ACCT 5010||Accounting for Managers||3|
|ECON 5010||Economics for Managers||3|
|OPM 5020||Applied Business Statistics||3|
|OPM 5050||Operations Management||3|
|Select two of the following:||6|
|Finance for Managers|
|Global Business Environment|
|Managing Information Technology|
Students must maintain a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.00 in all graduate/professional courses.