Business Graduate Certificate Programs

The Sullivan School of Business and Technology's graduate certificate programs have been created to give professionals like you the flexibility to target your graduate degree experience. Learn what you want, when you want. Develop the specific skills you need and your employers are looking for to succeed in today's fast-changing business climate.

Level Up With A Graduate Certificate

Workplace Results Right Away.

Each one of our programs features four 3-credit courses that target specific in-demand disciplines. You’ll learn critical and relevant theory and practice and employ them in individualized projects that relate directly to an issue or problem you’re facing at work. That means the concepts you learn can be applied directly to your current job, benefiting both you and your employer immediately. It’s the practical advantage of a Carroll business education. 

Learn What You Need, Or Build an MBA Your Way.

These certificates are perfect if you’re seeking professional development but aren’t sure whether you’re ready to commit to a complete MBA program right away. Your certificate course credits can be applied towards an MBA. Further, certain certificates may be paired or combined with additional courses from the graduate business program to create an individualized MBA. With stackable certificates, Carroll’s MBA works for you, at your own pace, and on your own terms.

Convenient. Flexible.

New offerings in Carroll University’s School of Business graduate program start every eight weeks, so your education best fits your schedule. And classes are offered in both online and hybrid formats at our dedicated Center for Graduate Studies, located just off I-94 in Waukesha. 

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Carroll University is a member of AACSB International-The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.

AACSB International is a global association of leaders in education and business dedicated to supporting and advancing quality business and education worldwide. Through membership, accreditation, research, thought leadership, processional development, and advocacy, AACSB partners with over 1,500 organizations, from more than 90 countries globally. Membership or participation in the Global Education Alliance does not imply accreditation.

Graduate Certificate Program Options

Carroll University offers six for-credit certificate programs:

Application Process

Applying is easy! 

STEP 1: Submit the Graduate Studies Application

‚ÄčSTEP 2: Complete and submit the following within the application status portal after submission of your application:

  1. Resume
  2. Official Post-Secondary Transcripts - From all institutions attended

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Graduate Programs Open House

  • Thursday, March 21, 2024 - 6:00 PM - RSVP Here
Interested but unable to attend? Contact Josh Hurlebaus to learn more:
Email - jhurleba@carrollu.edu | Call or text - 262-747-2275
Schedule an appointment: Bookings Link

Business Analytics Graduate Certificate

About the Program:

This program is designed to take your interest in data analysis and help you develop a coherent set of skills and form a perspective on making decisions with data and explaining them effectively. The certificate coursework emphasizes designing data analytic business questions, running analyses, and building actionable conclusions from the results. The certificate can jump start a change in career to data analytics or provide a manager supervising analysts new insights on how to use and deploy analysis in their organization. The certificate includes core statistical analysis, predictive analytics, location intelligence, and data visualization. Each student will complete a major project to complete the certificate.

Courses:

  • BUS610: Quantitative Decision Making
  • BUS670: Fundamentals of Business Analytics
  • BUS672: Predictive Analytics and Modeling
  • BUS674: Data Analytics in Practice

 

Business Management Graduate Certificate

About the Program:

This certificate is designed for individuals interested in furthering their management skills in the workplace. It is intended to provide a better understanding of important functional areas of management in a business firm. The specific core courses include managerial economics, marketing management, business law, and management dynamics of the firm.

Courses:

  • BUS600: Managerial Economics
  • BUS605: Marketing Management
  • BUS615: Current Topics in Business Law OR BUS642: International Business
  • BUS625: Leading & Managing in a Changing Environment

Financial and Supply Chain Management Graduate Certificate

About the Program:

This certificate is designed for individuals interested in furthering their quantitative skills in the workplace. It is intended to provide a better understanding of the financial and accounting data used in a business setting. The specific core courses include quantitative methods, accounting, supply chain management, and financial decision-making.

Courses:

  • BUS610: Quantitative Decision Making
  • BUS620: Advanced Managerial Accounting
  • BUS635: Operations & Supply Chain Management
  • BUS640: Advanced Financial Decision Making

 

Healthcare Administration Graduate Certificate

About the Program:

The four-course Healthcare Administration certificate is designed for individuals interested in gaining further knowledge of healthcare management and leadership. Through this certificate program, participants will investigate core areas of healthcare administration such as finance and budgeting, quality improvement, and information technology. In addition, participants will investigate legal, ethical, and political areas that often affect healthcare decision making. At the completion of this certificate, participants will be prepared to function as a manager or leader within healthcare organizations.

Courses:

  • HCA680: Legal, Ethical, Political Issues in Health Care
  • HCA682: Health Care Financing and Budgeting
  • HCA684: Health Care Quality Assessment and Improvement
  • HCA686: Healthcare Information Management

Healthcare Data Analytics Graduate Certificate

About the Program:

The four-course Healthcare Data Analytics certificate is designed for individuals interested in analyzing healthcare data. Through this certificate program, participants will apply analytical techniques such as visualization, statistics, and predictive analytics to a variety of projects involving healthcare data. At the completion of this certificate, participants will be prepared to perform descriptive, diagnostic, and predictive analytics to support healthcare decision making.

Courses:

  • BUS610: Quantitative Decision Making
  • BUS670: Fundamentals of Business Analytics
  • BUS672: Predictive Analytics and Modeling
  • HCA686: Healthcare Information Management

 

Healthcare Informatics and Technology Graduate Certificate

About the Program:

The four-course Healthcare Informatics and Technology certificate is designed for individuals interested in gaining further knowledge of healthcare information technology and the data within these systems. Through this certificate program, participants will use healthcare information technology and analyze data to improve clinical care and operations through a variety of projects. At the completion of this certificate, participants will be prepared to use and evaluate healthcare information technologies and perform descriptive, diagnostic, and predictive analytics on data obtained from these technologies.

Courses:

  • BUS610: Quantitative Decision Making
  • BUS672: Predictive Analytics and Modeling
  • HCA684: Health Care Quality Assessment and Improvement
  • HCA686: Healthcare Information Management

 

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Contact

For more information about these certificates and how they can help you or your organization, please contact 
MBAInfo@carrollu.edu for details.

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