Graduate Certificate in Management

The 12 credit-hour graduate certificate in management gives you the knowledge, understanding and skills needed to succeed in the managerial role.

Taking Your Future Forward

The certificate is a four-course program designed to build on your previous technical training. Tailor it to your needs and interests, with courses covering topics in management theory, interpersonal communication, decision making, data analysis and executive leadership. On-campus courses start each fall and spring semester, while online courses are available in seven-week terms.

Graduate Admission Requirements

Learn more about graduate admission standards and application requirements on our Requirements page.

Program Admission Requirements

  • Official GMAT score sent directly to the Office of Admission by the testing agency. Bradley’s institutional code for score reporting is 1070. In some cases, a GRE may be submitted in place of a GMAT score or a GMAT score waiver may be approved. Questions on the GMAT and the application process can be sent to
  • Résumé or CV

Graduate Certificate Requirements

Required Course - 3 hrs.

  • ML 520: Management Theory - 3 hrs.
    or ML 602: Organizational Behavior - 3 hrs.
    or ML 615: Interpersonal Relations - 3 hrs.

Elective Courses (choose 3) - 9 hrs.

  • BUS 610: Graduate Business Practicum - 0-3 hrs.
  • ML 520: Management Theory - 3 hrs.
  • ML 602: Organizational Behavior - 3 hrs.
  • ML 608: Open Book Management - 3 hrs.
  • ML 615: Interpersonal Relations - 3 hrs.
  • ML 657: Executive Development - 3 hrs.
  • ML 658: Topics in Management and Leadership - 3 hrs.
  • ML 659: Topics in Management - 3 hrs.
  • MTG 624: Marketing Decision Making - 3 hrs.
  • MTG 640: Obtaining, Analyzing, and Applying Market Information - 3 hrs.

Other courses may be substituted with the approval of the Associate Dean.