Graduate Business Certificate Programs

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Stand out in the job market or advance at your current workplace with a graduate business certificate. Get a competitive edge with these cost-effective and schedule-friendly programs:

Choose from classes that meet on weeknight evenings, weekends or online enabling you to earn a credential in less time than a traditional MBA or other master's program.

What are the Benefits of a Graduate Business Certificate?

Our focus on applied learning means you will be able to make immediate use of what you learn. BW faculty like to teach students a concept today that they can put to use at work tomorrow.

The short-term nature of a graduate certificate program also helps you to quickly add another entry to the "Education" section of your resume and LinkedIn profile, which can position you for possible advancement opportunities.

Classes meet on weeknight evenings, weekends or online — enabling you to balance your busy schedule and earn a credential in less time than a traditional MBA or other master's program.

Why Choose BW for a Graduate Certificate in Business?

There are many options for certificate programs these days, but at BW, advanced business education is personal.

  • Work alongside corporate executives and seasoned consultants in the classroom or online.
  • Learn from experienced business leaders who have "been there and done it" for multinational corporations, mid-market enterprises, major nonprofit organizations, and healthcare systems.
  • Network with your classmates — other rising stars of the business community of Northeast Ohio and beyond.
  • Leverage BW’s legacy of proven success for business alumni across the country.
  • Engage with our supportive, nurturing learning community of faculty, advisors, and your peers.

Who Should Apply?

Graduate business certificate programs are open to individuals who have earned a bachelor's degree and want advanced education as well as to those students who have earned or are pursuing a master’s degree and wish to complement their studies with specialized coursework.
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LEARN MORE

Ready to take the next step and learn more about graduate business certificate programs at BW? Submit the form below or contact Carmen Castro-Rivera at (440) 826-3331 or ccastror@bw.edu today.