Graduate Certificate in Quantitative Business Foundations

The Graduate Certificate in Quantitative Business Foundations provides students with a solid grounding in the essential disciplines of business. Designed for students without a business degree or formal business education, the program offers functional instruction in accounting, marketing, finance, organizational behavior and human resource management.

Pathway to a MBA

Students who successfully complete the Graduate Certificate in Quantitative Business Foundations are guaranteed admission for our Professional MBA or Online MBA programs. If you are considering an MBA and want to get a feel for the courses, the Graduate Certificate in Quantitative Business Foundations is an excellent opportunity. All of the courses you take for the certificate will fulfill required courses for the MBA, and you will get a certificate credential along the way.

Students must complete all of the required credits from the course options below and are expected to maintain a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or above. Courses completed as a non-degree student are not eligible for application towards the certificate requirements.

*Please note: current MBA students at the GWU School of Business are not eligible for admission to the Graduate Certificate in Quantitative Business Foundations.

 

Certificate Requirements

The following requirements must be fulfilled: 12 credits, including 9 credits in required courses and one 3-credit elective course.

Required
MBAD 6211Financial Accounting
MBAD 6224Decision Making and Data Analysis
MBAD 6235Finance
Elective
One 3-credit graduate elective selected in consultation with the academic advisor.

 

Next Steps

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Please note: The title of this program has been changed to reflect the curriculum more accurately, but the change is not yet reflected in our application system. When applying to this program, please select "Business Foundations."