Explore Business Management from a Strategic Level

The accelerated graduate certificate in Strategic Business Management evaluates leadership, project management and planning from a strategic, organizational level.
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Strategic Business Management (Graduate)

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PLEASE NOTE: Effective Fall 2018, new students will no longer be accepted into the Strategic Business Management certificate. 

The Strategic Business Management Certificate is designed for students to develop skills in strategic management with a focus on developing leadership skills in managing project teams, process improvement plans, and achieving customer satisfaction.

Certificate Requirements

Strategic Business Management Certificate Requirements: 15 credit hours
CBE 6020 Leading in a New Era
LDR 6210 Leading Change and Innovation
LDR 6620 Foundations of Organization Behavior
LDR 6710 Strategic Leadership
PM 6570 Leading Projects in Contemporary Organizations

PLEASE NOTE: Effective Fall 2018, new students will no longer be accepted into the Strategic Business Management certificate. Prospective students should contact an admissions counselor at 800.944.7667 for recent changes and updates. Current business students, contact your Academic Advisor.

How to Apply

PLEASE NOTE: Effective Fall 2018, new students will no longer be accepted into the Strategic Business Management certificate.

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A candidate for the Strategic Business Management academic certificate program must apply and be accepted into the Master of Science in Organization Leadership degree program.

Regis University's College of Business and Economics (CBE) graduate academic certificates are designed for adults who are seeking new career opportunities, wish to enhance their work-related knowledge and skills and want to advance educationally. The graduate academic certificate represents a selection of courses from the Master of Science in Organization Leadership program that are offered for academic credit. These courses could eventually be included in a CBE graduate student's degree plan or stand alone as courses beyond the degree requirements.

Certificate recipients may include:

  • Individuals who already hold an undergraduate or graduate degree in one area and are seeking college graduate certification in another area (e.g. Project Management), but are not interested in completing a second bachelor's or master's degree
  • Individuals who hold an undergraduate degree, but are not sure initially if they want to enroll in a degree-seeking program

Requirements for the Master of Science in Organization Leadership graduate academic certificates:

  • A minimum of 15 credit hours of coursework
  • The courses offered within a given certificate will represent a coherent body of knowledge chosen in consultation with representatives of appropriate academic disciplines
  • The certificate program identifies the description of the courses required for completion and the recommended sequencing of those courses

Materials Needed for Application and Admission

Applicants seeking a graduate academic certificate from the CBE must possess a baccalaureate degree in any field of study from a U.S. regionally accredited college or university.

  • Complete the online certificate application
  • Application fee: $50.00 non-refundable application fee (waived for Regis University graduates)
  • Submit official degree-bearing transcript within 30 days of the date of application. Official transcript must reflect a baccalaureate degree awarded from a U.S. regionally accredited college or university. If official transcript is not received within 30 days you will be unable to register for future courses until the transcript is received. A complete file can be reviewed by faculty with a copy of the unofficial degree-bearing transcript from a U.S. regionally accredited college or university. Official transcript must be sent directly from your previously attended school to the Admissions Office.
  • Two years of significant work experience
  • Admission Essay (instructions to upload your completed essay are included in the online application)
  • Current resume
  • One online recommendation from a colleague or supervisor who knows your work in a professional setting and is able to give specific information about your abilities and potential. The application system will automatically send an email with a link and instructions on how to submit the recommendation directly to Regis.
  • Students with a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or less on the undergraduate degree-bearing transcript are required to take a writing/critical thinking course as the first class
  • Faculty interview
  • Additional admission requirements apply to international students who are non-U.S. citizens
  • The coursework of returning students (whose degree plans have expired) and/or transfer students must have been completed less than 10 years prior to the current admission into the degree program in order to be applied toward degree requirements.
  • Please remember: Applications that are incomplete and/or missing information will NOT be processed.

Applications due two weeks prior to start date. Visit the academic calendar to view start dates.

YOUR APPLICATION FILE INCLUDING ALL REQUIREMENTS, DOCUMENTS AND FEES, MUST BE COMPLETED BY THE APPLICATION DEADLINE.

Tuition

PLEASE NOTE: Effective Fall 2018, new students will no longer be accepted into the Strategic Business Management certificate.

Learn more about graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed this program and other important information regarding gainful employment for the current academic year.