Graduate CertificateBusiness Fundamentals

Wichita State’s online business fundamentals graduate certificate is ideal for professionals with managerial responsibilities, but who lack a formal undergraduate business education. The certificate provides business knowledge essential to handling day-to-day business operations, managing workplace issues and developing positive business relationships.

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This online 12-credit-hour certificate consists of the following courses:

  • Fundamentals of Accounting
  • Fundamentals of Finance
  • Marketing Basics
  • Management Basics
  • Analysis of Macro-Economic Theory
  • Analysis of Micro-Economic Theory
  • Organizational Behavior OR Management Information Systems

Admission to the program

There are two paths to admission to the program:

  • For those already enrolled in graduate school, simply complete the Declaration of Intent to Pursue a Certificate Form.
  • Prospective students should apply using the Graduate School application for admission.
  • International students may enroll in the certificate program but have to make sure it complies with their visa requirements.

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