Certificate programs for professionals

Expand your skills. Improve your job performance. And keep your resume job-market competitive.

When it comes to adding Iowa’s top-ranked business school to your resume, you have more options than ever before. Whether it’s the demands of a new role or planning ahead for a change or promotion, six certificates offer you the perfect balance of practical skills and hard-to-pass-up credentials.

All certificates are designed to work well as stand-alone programs, with most also giving you the ability to count your credits toward an Iowa MBA or a master's degree in business analytics if you choose.

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Business Analytics Certificate

Learn how to analyze data for business decisions by earning this graduate-level certificate. Offered in the evenings in three locations in Iowa.

Business Fundamentals Certificate

Business Fundamentals Certificate

If you're a business professional without a business degree, this graduate-level certificate will get you up to speed quickly. Build a solid foundation in marketing, finance, analytics, management, and more.

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Finance Certificate

This graduate-level certificate provides a deeper understanding of the financial issues that you'll find in the workplace while preparing you for further professional growth. 

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Leadership Certificate

A five-course graduate certificate that delves into the qualities of a great leader, and helps you put them into practice in the workplace.

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Marketing Certificate

This graduate-level certificate ensures that you have a firm handle on the latest in marketing trends and how they can be applied to your business. 

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Project Management Professional Certificate

A deep dive into project planning, time and cost management, teams, communications, and more. Open to anyone with an interest in project management, the certificate can be completed in 10 class days—no degree or application required.