Great careers start with a great education. Get where you want to go—faster—with Walden’s online Graduate Certificate in Business Management.

Challenging and career-focused, this online graduate certificate program can help you learn how to become an effective contributor in today’s increasingly competitive, fast-paced, and global work environments. With CareerBoostTM, career management program integrated throughout your courses, you can define and achieve your professional goals. Explore issues related to day-to-day business operations, including managing collaborations, developing individuals, and creating positive working relationships. Discover current technology that can help businesses thrive and examine the latest approaches and processes for problem-solving and decision making.

Credits from the Graduate Certificate in Business Management can be applied toward Walden’s M.B.A. program.


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Completion Requirements

  • 12 total semester credits

This certificate program can be completed in as little as 8 months. Time to completion may vary by student, depending on individual progress and credits transferred, if applicable. For a personalized estimate of your time to completion, call an enrollment advisor at 1-866-492-5336.

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Curriculum Component Requirements  Cost  Total* 
Tuition 12 total semester credit hours  $865 per semester hour 

$10,380

Books and Materials Estimated costs  included

$0

Technology Fee  Per semester

$160

$320

   

Total

$10,700

   

Transfer up to 6 credits 

$5,350

   

Total with Transfer Credits

$5,350

* Time to completion may vary by student, depending on individual progress and credits transferred, if applicable. For a personalized estimate of your time to completion, call an enrollment advisor at 1-866-492-5336.

Transfer credit total includes reduction in technology fee and books and supplies as related to reduced number of courses over time.

Tuition and fees are subject to change.

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We want to make your education as affordable as possible. Explore our limited-time tuition savings options available for some of our most popular programs. You may also be able to save depending on your affiliation with Walden. Find out.

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A Graduate Certificate in Business Management can help you get where you want to go faster and gain a competitive advantage in the marketplace.

  • Career Management 
    With CareerBoostTM, the career management program integrated throughout your courses, you can define and achieve your professional goals.
  • Real-World Scenarios 
    Explore issues related to day-to-day business operations, including managing collaborations, developing individuals, and creating positive working relationships.
  • Technology Trends
    Discover current technology trends that can help businesses thrive and examine the latest approaches and processes for problem-solving and decision making.
  • Matriculate to an M.B.A.
    Continue your commitment to learning. Credits from the Graduate Certificate in Business Management program can be applied toward Walden’s M.B.A. program.

Career Boost

Career Boost LogoToday’s job market is constantly evolving, and a career management strategy is critical to remain competitive and successful. Career advancers and job seekers alike must know how to network, develop strong professional relationships, know your value proposition, and find ways to market your value in different mediums. Through CareerBoostTM courses, you will learn how to effectively manage your career or prepare for a successful job search. By developing or perfecting your unique toolkit of job search techniques, interviewing strategies, personal branding tips, résumés, and cover letters, you can put yourself on the right path to career success.

“Proactive career management is vital in today’s economic climate. Through assessing your qualifications, researching job opportunities early in your academic career, and building connections with professionals in your field, you will capitalize on opportunities to strengthen and market your qualifications and build your professional network.”

Lisa J. Cook, J.D., M.Ed.
Director of Career Services
Walden University

Through CareerBoostTM, you will have the opportunity to engage more closely with Walden’s Career Services Center, which offers:

  • Resources for job opportunities and career information.
  • Résumé and curriculum vitae tips.
  • Guidance on networking and branding.
  • Strategies to help you prepare for interviews and land the job.

When you graduate, Walden will still be here to help you excel in your career. By joining our alumni network of more than 63,000 people all over the world, you will have opportunities to connect with fellow alumni who share your interests as well as access to Career Insider.

Real-World Insights

Gain insight from the business, economic, and technology leaders who are transforming our industries with their entrepreneurial acumen and innovative thinking. As a student in Walden’s M.B.A. program, you’ll have exclusive access to online content that includes interviews featuring renowned speakers, such as:

Ursula Burns
Ursula Burns joined Xerox in 1980 as a mechanical engineering intern. She ascended through the ranks to become the first African-American woman to lead a Fortune 500 company in 2009. Under Burns’ innovative direction, Xerox has flourished in the digital age, with sales approaching $23 billion.  

Bill George
Named one of the “Top 25 Business Leaders of the Past 25 Years” by PBS, Harvard Business School professor and best-selling author Bill George provides leaders with advice on how they can develop their own authentic leadership skills by identifying their “True North.”

Tony Hsieh
As CEO of Zappos.com, Tony Hsieh has helped the company grow to more than $1 billion in annual sales and make Fortune magazine’s list of Best Companies to Work For—all by focusing on one word: “happiness.” The young e-commerce entrepreneur and New York Times best-selling author has used happiness as his business model to promote positive change within organizations and throughout the world.

Shelly Lazarus
A driving force behind the marketing concept of building brand awareness, Shelly Lazarus was the first woman to join Ogilvy & Mather Worldwide and now serves as the ad agency’s chairman emeritus. Lazarus, who was named one of the most powerful women in business by both Fortune and Forbes magazines, is a strong advocate for women’s ability to balance work and family life and for everyone loving the work they do.

For assistance in deciding which certificate program fits your goals, request information or speak with an enrollment advisor by calling 1-866-492-5336. A list of international toll-free phone numbers is available for students outside the United States.