Certificate in Management Studies
The Certificate in Management Studies program is well suited for you if you have considerable work experience or a qualification in a technical field and want to develop your management skills and possibly specialize in a business discipline.
The certificate may be earned by building on the 15-credit Certificate in Business Skills or by completing 30 credits of coursework.
What Can You Do With This Credential?
Karen Andrews fast-tracked her path to the Certificate in Management Studies by transferring her past credit and completing the program in only eight months. She has also laddered her Certificate into the Diploma in Management Studies, which will directly relate to her past managerial work experience.
A strong grounding in quantitative courses, including Math 11 (Principles), MATH 0523, or equivalent
Students who plan to complete a credential through TRU-OL must complete and submit a Program Admission form.
A minimum of 6 TRU credits (distance or on-campus)
30 credits total, with a GPA of 2.00 (a trade of C-) or higher in all courses required to complete this credential, as follows:
Core Knowledge Requirements (12 credits)
Other similar courses are considered on an individual basis.
Elective Requirements (18 credits)
Courses in managerial studies (ACCT, BLAW, BUSN, ECON, ENTR, FNCE, HRMN, IBUS, MATH, MIST, MKTG, MNGT, ORGB, SCMN, STAT)
Up to 9 credits may be in approved arts and sciences electives or in technical or specialized skills courses appropriate to the student's work, subject to approval.
Areas of Specialization (Optional)
Two optional areas of specialization are available, as follows:
Consult with your Program Advisor to ensure that the courses you select are available and appropriate for your program of study and educational goals. Otherwise, you may find that a course does not meet the program requirements and cannot be applied toward that program's credential.
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