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, graduate 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.
Learn how to analyze data for business decisions by earning this graduate-level certificate. Offered online and in two Iowa locations.
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.
Explore financial reporting instruments, managerial finance, corporate investment and financing decisions, and financial strategy in the four-course series.
Learn to read financial reports, articulate reasoned financial decisions, analyze financial statements, make forecasts, and evaluate new business ventures. In just four courses, you'll earn a structured finance credential.
This four-course certificate straddles both finance and accounting, including corporate financial reporting, strategic cost analysis, and corporate social responsibility.
A five-course graduate certificate that delves into the qualities of a great leader, and helps you put them into practice in the workplace.
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.
Created in collaboration between the Iowa MBA 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.
“The marketing certificate is something that backs up my MBA with a focus on a career path that I wanted to pursue.”
Your path to admission
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.