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Management Certificate of Graduate Study

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The Certificate of Graduate Study in Management prepares students to succeed as managers. Demand for managers is strong and salaries of managers are high. Strategic Planning for Operating Managers is a required course because planning is the fundamental management function. Electives can be chosen to augment the skill sets of each student in areas such as corporate entrepreneurship, human resource management, leadership, and sustainability.

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The Certificate of Graduate Study in Management is a part-time program offered in an accelerated online format. It requires the completion of 9 graduate semester hours (3 courses).

  • 3 Courses / 9 Semester Hours
  • Foundation Courses: No
  • Graduation / Exit / Thesis Requirements: No
Course Number Title S.H. (Credits)
Required Courses: 3 S.H.
MGT 06601 Strategic Planning for Operating Managers 3
Elective Courses: 6 S.H.
ENT 06505 Entrepreneurship and Innovation 3
ENT 06506 Corporate Entrepreneurship 3
MGT 06520 Global Leadership and Organizational Culture 3
MGT 06521 Leadership Theory and Practice 3
MGT 06555 Personal Leadership 3
MGT 06530 Sustainable Commerce 3
MGT 06532 Topics in Sustainability, Innovation and Problem Solving 3
HRM 06605 Strategic Human Resource Management 3
MGT 01510 Professional, Legal, and Managerial Responsibilities 3
MGT 06502 International Business and Society 3
MGT 06599 Special Topics in Management 3

Note: The courses listed above are not official and are subject to change. For an official list of available courses please visit the Rowan Global section tally.

Admission Requirements
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The following is a list of items required to begin the application process for the program. There may be additional actions or materials required for admission to the program. Upon receipt of the materials below, a representative from the Rowan Global Admissions Processing Office will contact you with confirmation or will indicate any missing items.

  • Completed Application Form
  • $65 (U.S.) non-refundable application fee
  • Bachelor’s degree (or its equivalent) from an accredited institution of higher learning
  • Official transcripts from all colleges attended (regardless of number of credits earned)
  • Current professional resume
  • Typewritten statement of professional objectives
    • Provide reasons for pursuing the program. Describe how you might use this program to advance your career (educational goals beyond the master's level, if applicable, are also relevant).
  • Minimum undergraduate cumulative GPA of 2.5 (on a 4.0 scale)
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