A strong understanding in business can be a competitive advantage for individuals in almost any industry. Whether you’re looking to gain a solid foundation in business for professional growth or explore a single subject, the University of Cincinnati’s Online Business Foundations Certificate is designed to help you enhance your skills and knowledge in key business disciplines including accounting, finance, management and marketing. Led by the same award-winning faculty as our graduate programs, the certificate courses are offered entirely online to better accommodate the schedule constraints of working professionals.
Depending on the options chosen, a participant can complete many of the foundational courses necessary to enter the Lindner College of Business’ Master of Business Administration (MBA) program or apply the courses toward one of the college’s eight specialized master’s programs. Candidates who successfully complete the certificate may waive the standardized test score (GMAT/GRE) requirement for the MBA application.
This program is for students who have earned a bachelor’s degree and are ready to begin graduate studies.
This certificate provides a foundation in key business disciplines such as accounting, finance, marketing and management. The certificate is deliberately designed with maximum flexibility to allow students to tailor the program to their individual interests and career needs. The certificate includes three core courses (six semester credits) and two to three elective courses (six semester credits).
Yes. The vast majority of our students work throughout their time in their academic program. It is important to assess course load and financial aid to understand how to balance school and working.
If possible, students may cut down on their work hours during a clinical portion of a program.
Most of our programs do not require onsite visits, but there are a couple of exceptions.
If you are interested in pursuing the Master of Science in Nursing-Nurse Midwifery, you will have two skills intensives that take place on campus. The Post-Master’s Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner program has one onsite visit that occurs during the first semester.
Yes. Many of our students qualify for some type of financial aid.
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The University of Cincinnati is one of the first institutions to offer online courses. Innovation in education is at the forefront of what we do. We have expanded the convenience and quality of our online learning to online degree programs. Today, we offer nearly 100 degrees from undergraduate to doctoral programs.
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