Graduate Certificate in Foundations of Business

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Do you want to sharpen your management skills? Are you interested in working toward your MBA? Do you have a technical, liberal arts, education, or other non-management bachelor's degree? UMass Lowell's Graduate Certificate Program in Foundations of Business is the perfect program to get you started on a road that leads to a master's degree in business administration.

This program is offered through UMass Lowell's Manning School of Business, which is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International. This is the highest level of business school accreditation an institution can achieve in the United States.

Program Highlights:

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For more information, visit UMass Lowell's Graduate Certificate Program in Foundations of Business webpage.

Tuition/Fees: 
Type of Fee Amount
Fee Per Credit $655
Registration Fee Per Semester $30
Returned Check Fee Per Semester* $30
Graduate Certificate Application Fee $50
Late Fee for Nonpayment $50
Total for Course** $1,995 ($655 x 3 credits = $1,965 + $30 registration fee per semester)

*Applicable when check is returned unpaid.

**Courses can vary from one to six credits; this total represents a standard three-credit course.

For registration information, visit UMass Lowell's website.

Accreditation: 

The University of Massachusetts Lowell is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE).

UMass Lowell's Manning School of Business is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International

Admissions: 

Admission to all graduate programs at UMass Lowell is contingent upon successful completion of a bachelor's degree. No Graduate Record Exam (GRE) is required for graduate certificate programs. Credits earned from a graduate certificate may be used towards a related graduate degree with the approval of the graduate program coordinator. Students who complete a UMass Lowell graduate certificate with a cumulative GPA of 3.50 or better may be able to waive the GRE when applying to a related master's degree. Graduate Certificate Programs must be completed within a five-year period with a minimum 3.0 grade point average and no more than one course with a grade below B. Courses completed for one certificate may not be used for other certificates.

For more information about UMass Lowell's graduate admissions process, visit uml.edu/grad.

Financial Aid: 

Availability of financial aid varies depending on certificate program, matriculation and course status. Please contact UMass Lowell's Financial Aid Office at 978-934-4220 or financialaidquestions@uml.edu to determine eligibility.

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Contact: 
UMass Lowell's Manning School of Business
Phone: 
(978) 934-2848
Campus: 
Lowell
Level: 
Graduate
Type: 
Certificate
Credits: 
12
Tuition Per Credit: 
$655
Format: 
Online
Subject: 
Business Management