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Graduate Certificate in Business

Wayne State University's Graduate Certificate in Business is a flexible, fast-paced program designed for non-business degree holders who wish to gain a basic knowledge of business functions without completing an M.B.A. degree program. The program offers relevant business knowledge pertaining to the daily operations of business in corporate, not-for-profit, and entrepreneurial settings.

Coursework includes four major areas of business - accounting, finance, management and marketing - while offering flexibility through elective courses.

Classes will be offered at least once every semester, allowing coursework to be completed in as little as one semester, or as long as three years. Students may attend part-time or full-time, in person or online.

For more information on the Graduate Certificate in Business, please keep reading or contact a business school advisor.



The program is open to students who hold a bachelors degree in a discipline other than business and students currently enrolled in a non-business graduate or professional program.

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Campus Options

Once admitted, students may complete courses at WSU’s main campus in Midtown Detroit, the WSU Oakland Center in Farmington Hills, or online.


M.B.A. Program

All coursework from this program may be applied toward M.B.A. requirements, should you choose to pursue an M.B.A. at Wayne State University in the future.


Ready to Get Started?

For more information or to apply for Graduate Certificate in Business at Wayne State University, click one of the links to the right or contact a business school advisor today.