A student enrolled outside the Heider College of Business who does not plan to earn a bachelor’s or master’s degree from the Heider College of Business, may earn an undergraduate Certificate in Business Administration. This certificate, along with a bachelor's degree in any discipline, prepares a non-business student for graduate work in the MBA, MS-BIA, and MSAPM programs. Students wishing to complete this program must file an application with the Undergraduate Coordinator in the Heider College of Business.
Certificate in Business Administration Requirements: 31 Credits1
|ACC 201||Introduction To Financial Accounting||3|
|ACC 202||Introduction To Managerial Accounting||3|
|BIA 253||Management Information Systems||3|
|BUS 201||Legal Environment of Business||3|
|BUS 229||Statistical Analysis||4|
|ECO 203||Introductory Microeconomics||3|
|ECO 205||Introductory Macroeconomics||3|
|FIN 301||Managerial Finance||3|
|MGT 301||Managerial Process And Organizational Behavior||3|
|MKT 319||Principles of Marketing||3|
Please Note: The 31 required certificate hours is the maximum number of credits in which a non-business administration student may enroll in the Heider College of Business.
While no specific mathematics courses are required for the certificate, successful completion of BUS 229 Statistical Analysis will necessitate mathematical proficiency equivalent to MTH 201 Applied Mathematics and either MTH 141 Applied Calculus or MTH 245 Calculus I.
Of the 31 required hours, at most 12 hours of transfer credits can be applied toward the Business Certificate. Once a student has matriculated to Creighton, only 6 of the 12 transfer hours allowed may be taken as transient study. In addition, the student must attain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or better in all business administration courses.
Degree seeking students who have completed the requirements of the certificate will be awarded the Certificate of Business Administration at the time of graduation. Non-degree seeking students will be awarded the certificate upon completion of the requirements of the certificate.