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College of Business Administration
Financial Management Graduate Certificate

Business Analytics Graduate Certificate

Course Delivery

100% online

Total Credits

10

Approximate Program Cost

$8,300

Accreditation

AACSB, International - The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business

Program Overview

The Financial Management graduate certificate prepares participants to serve as responsible leaders in public, private, and nonprofit organizations. Because the need for financial management competence is ubiquitous across organizations, this certificate program welcomes participants from all fields and undergraduate degree backgrounds.

This is a stackable certificate to the online MBA program (with the Leadership and Management Graduate Certificate and completion of Capstone requirements).

Graduates of this program will be able to:

  • Identify the problem and select the appropriate tool(s) to resolve the problem.
  • Analyze the problem in order to come to a decision or conclusion.
  • Articulate their ideas collaboratively as part of a team and provide some form of meaningful contribution to the overall team effort.
  • Identify alternatives and consequences regarding an ethical dilemma and support a course of action.

Accreditation: This program is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International).

Program Structure

  • 10 minimum credits
  • (5) 2-credit hour courses

Admissions Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university for unconditional admission
  • Minimum 3.000 undergraduate GPA on a 4.000 point scale for unconditional admission
  • Official transcript(s)
  • English language proficiency - all international students must provide proof of English language proficiency (unless they meet specific exceptions) by earning one of the following:
    • Minimum 550 TOEFL PBT score (paper-based version)
    • Minimum 79 TOEFL IBT score (Internet-based version)
    • Minimum 77 MELAB score
    • Minimum 6.5 IELTS score
    • Minimum 58 PTE score

For more information about graduate admission, please visit the graduate admission website. For more information on international admission, visit the Office of Global Education’s admission website.

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Important Dates

Aug
26

Classes Begin

Fall 2021 Semester

Jan
18

Classes Begin

Spring 2022 Semester

May
19

Classes Begin

Summer 2022 Semester

Courses

The Financial Management graduate certificate program includes the following courses: Financial Accounting for Decision Making, Managerial Accounting for Decision Making, Managerial Economics, Managerial Finance, and Analytics for Decision Making.

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Quality Matters Recognized Courses:

Quality MattersTM (QM) Recognition via the peer review process means that a course has met rigorous, research-based standards for quality online course design. Kent State University is proud to announce that the following College of Business Administration courses are QM-Recognized.

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Tuition and Fees

Ohio Residents Out of State/International*
Per Credit Hour Per 2-Credit Course Program Cost Per Credit Hour Per 2-Credit Course Program Cost
$830 $1,660 Approximate Cost: $8,300 $840 $1,680 Approximate Cost: $8,400

An additional Distance Learning fee for all students enrolled in a distance learning course is $12 per credit hour.

Actual tuition costs may vary based on a student’s chosen academic plan. For a complete listing of tuition rates for approved online programs please contact the One Stop for Student Services at 330-672-6000, or via our website Contact Us link.

The total program costs are estimates and are not final or binding. Program costs are based on standard fees, but fees may vary based on the actual classes taken.  Kent State University disclaims any liability arising from the use of or reliance upon these program cost estimates by any person.  Program costs are subject to change without notice.

*Out-of-state/International tuition includes a surcharge of $10 per credit hour for all students enrolled in an online program.


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