Wayne State University

Requirements for graduate certificate in business

Candidates for the certificate must successfully complete six courses, totaling 13 credit hours.  Contact an advisor to develop your personal plan of work for completing the certificate.

Required courses

The following four two-credit courses are required:

  • BA 6000: Introduction to Accounting and Financial Planning 
  • BA 6005: Basics of Financial Management
  • BA 6015: Marketing Foundations
  • BA 6020: Contemporary Principles of Management 

Foundation elective course

One of the following two-credit courses is required:

  • BA 6010: Basics of Business Economics 
  • BA 6025: Basics of Production / Operations Management 
  • BA 6090: Quantitative Analysis: Theory and Application 

Functional elective course

One of the following three-credit courses is required:

  • BA 7000: Managerial Accounting – prerequisite: BA 6000 
  • BA 7020: Corporate Financial Management – prerequisite: BA 6005 
  • BA 7040: Managing Organizational Behavior – prerequisite: BA 6020 
  • BA 7050: Marketing Strategy – prerequisite: BA 6015 
  • BA 7070: Social Perspectives on the Business Enterprise 
  • ISM 7505: Information Analytics: Inbound Information Technology