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Business Foundations, Post-Baccalaureate Certificate

Successfully Enter and Participate in Today’s Business Enterprises
  • 12

    Credit Hours

  • 6

    Graduate Business Areas to Choose From

  • 109

    Among Public National Universities, U.S. News & World Report

With a Business Foundations Certificate, graduates can become a:

Human resources managers plan, coordinate, and direct the administrative functions of an organization. They oversee the recruiting, interviewing, and hiring of new staff.

Advertising Executives supervise the production of ad campaigns and develop plans to increase sales for their clients' businesses. Advertising Executives are the liaison between their agency and its clients.

Market research analysts gather and analyze data on consumers and competitors. Market research analysts study market conditions to examine potential sales of a product or service.

A business development manager builds business relationships with prospective customers. Their goal is to grow the company by qualifying sales leads and expanding the business' reach into new markets.

An accountant handles the bookkeeping and prepares financial documents. They perform audits, prepare reports for tax purposes, and handle all the financial information that's part of running your business.

Marketing Managers are responsible for developing, implementing and executing strategic marketing plans for an entire organization to attract potential customers and retain existing ones.

Sales managers recruit, hire, and train new members of the sales staff. They set sales goals, analyze data, and develop training programs for organizations' sales representatives.

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Ideal for

Students requiring graduate business coursework to meet the pre-requisite requirements of programs such as UNCW’s International MBA program

Graduate students in certain programs, such as the UNCW Master of Science in Chemistry, that need graduate business coursework to fulfill a business option requirement

Adult learners who want to acquire essential business knowledge and skills without undertaking a full Master of Business Administration degree

Business Foundations Certificate Program Overview