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.

Alison Burchett

Business Analytics Certificate

Learn how to analyze data for business decisions by earning this graduate-level certificate. Offered online and 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.


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. 


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.


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. 

Joseph Dong

Lean into Iowa's legacy of entrepreneurship with a certificate that prepares you to put forward new ideas, start your own venture, and generate fresh solutions.

Healthcare Management Certificate

Created in collaboration with America's #35 part-time MBA program and the country's #8 healthcare administration program from the University of Iowa College of Public Health. This certificate prepares you to be a healthcare leader by learning the business and healthcare administration skills in demand by leading healthcare organizations. Learn more.


Getting started with any of our professional certificates is quick and easy—no standardized test required. See what's needed to apply and the minimum requirements to be considered.

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