Business Foundations Certificate Online Admission Requirements
Admittance to the Business Foundations Certificate program is highly selective and based on a combination of criteria. This includes both academic and professional achievement, communication skills and a proven history of leadership.
Currently, candidates enrolled in the Business Foundations Certificate program are ineligible for financial aid until they enter the Lindner MBA online program.
Submit an online application.
One letter of recommendation is needed for the Certificate program. Please provide the name, mailing address and email address of your recommender.
Statement of purpose essay, explaining in less than 500 words how the Lindner MBA program will further your career goals.
Please note that applicants do not need to send official copies until accepted into the program. Unofficial school transcripts are required upon time of application, including University of Cincinnati transcripts. Additional information is available at
*Accepted applicants are required to send official transcripts to: Graduate School at the University of Cincinnati 110 Van Wormer Hall P.O. Box 210627 Cincinnati, OH 45221-0627
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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