Graduate Business Certificate

The Graduate Business Certificate program is designed for students interested in gaining advanced skills in business.  This Certificate provides professional-level education in advanced business topics such as Finance, Management, or Business Law. 

The Graduate Business Certificate program is offered 100% online. For many students, the Certificate serves as a pathway toward admission to the MaineMBA; graduate-level courses taken in the Certificate may transfer to the MaineMBA, upon admission. 

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Graduate Certificate Curriculum

Students should choose any five (5) courses from:

  • Strategic Data Analysis (BUA 601)
  • Global Supply Chain Networks (MBA 637)
  • Financial Statement Analysis (MBA 609)
  • Foundations of Business Intelligence (BUA 680)
  • Management of Contemporary Organizations (MBA 626)
  • Managerial Marketing (MBA 670)
  • Financial Management (MBA 651)

Foundation Courses

To ensure that all graduate business students have a foundation of business core concepts, prior coursework or tutorials in the following areas is required:

  • accounting (financial and managerial)
  • economics (macro and micro)
  • statistics
  • finance

Non-business undergraduates can complete foundational skills via self-paced tutorials prior to starting graduate courses. 





Admission Requirements

All applicants should submit:

  • Completed online application
  • Contact information for two professional recommendations
  • Transcripts of all previous college or university work
  • $65 application fee

International students will also submit:

International applicants should also review the Office of International Programs page for more information on Visas, financial statements, and other requirements, or to contact an international student advisor. International three-year degree holders are considered for admission to the Graduate School of Business. All applicants are considered on a case-by-case basis. Three-year degree holders are encouraged to apply.

Additional Information

Application Fees

Application fees are waived for:

  • Graduates of University of Maine System Schools
  • Veterans of the US Armed Forces
  • Fulbright Scholars
  • Participants in select programs (eg. IRT/McNair)
Need-based application fee waivers are not available.