The Certificate of Advanced Studies in Business allows professionals from various backgrounds to learn how management principles can be applied in any business or organization. Professionals will select four courses from five offerings that teach the essentials of business management and cover such topics as financial and operations management, employee and customer relations, external economic environment, and strategic direction and leadership.
These courses will also meet the needs of professionals who wish to earn an MBA but lack the necessary course prerequisites. A 16-credit program designed for working professionals who have an undergraduate degree in an area other than business and wish to gain business knowledge for personal or career advancement.
Each course is:
- 4 credits
- Limited to 20-25 students
- 100 percent distance education: 50 percent video-conferencing and 50 percent online.
- Have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution.
- Submit a completed application.
- Have official undergraduate and graduate (if applicable) transcripts sent to Shippensburg University.
There is no admission fee for the certificate program. Applications must be submitted no later than the completion of 8 credits in the program.
For registration information please go to http://www.ship.edu/PCDE/Registration_Information/
For tuition information please go to http://www.ship.edu/Student_Accounts.
If you are receiving financial assistance from your employer to pay your tuition and/or fees, please be sure to review and complete the necessary form at: https://www.ship.edu/Student_Accounts/Forms.