Careers: Graduate Certificate in Management for Science Professionals – Online
Scientists are often called upon for “other” tasks, such as guide development of new policy for agencies, draft business plans for start-up companies, manage non-profit organizations or serve in administrative roles as they advance in their careers. The skills needed to succeed in these endeavors often require good business and management training.
The OSU online graduate certificate in management for science professionals provides the essential business, communication and administrative skills geared toward those with a science background.
Sample career areas of management for science professionals certificate-holders include the following (but are not limited to):
- Forensic science
- Industrial microbiology
- Physics with business applications
- Human-computer interaction
- Computational chemistry
- Laboratory management
- Veterinary medicine
For more information about potential science careers that require management or business-level skills, please visit the Bureau of Labor Statistics' Occupational Outlook Handbook.
OSU Ecampus Career Services is also a great resource for career information.
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