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Bradley University will continue on-campus, in-person classes for the spring 2021 semester with limited restrictions.

Graduate Certificate in Management

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

Preparing You For Success

The certificate is a four-course program designed to build on your previous technical training. You can tailor the certificate 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.

Making Your Mark

Your skills are valuable in any management setting, whether you’re in a small business, corporate or nonprofit setting. With program flexibility, you can strengthen areas of weakness, gain insights into familiar topics or explore special interests.

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.