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Business fundamentals online graduate certificate backed by real-world expertise

Oregon State University’s new online Graduate Certificate in Business Fundamentals provides students with that foundational knowledge by delivering courses taught by faculty with extensive, practical business experience. The combination of relevant online coursework and expert instruction is a pathway to diverse career opportunities in any industry.

Todd Van Hess, Oregon State Ecampus business administration graduate

Leading by example: Going back to college as a parent

Like all good dads, Todd Van Hess wants the best for his three children. He knows that their best chance to lead successful lives is for them to earn college degrees when the time comes. And like all good dads, Todd knows that if he’s going to hold his kids to a certain standard, he needs to lead by example. Last June, he supplied the best example possible when he walked across a stage at Oregon State University’s annual commencement ceremony and accepted his diploma after earning his degree online through Oregon State Ecampus.

Ecampus alumna Calais Bickford-St. Pierre sits sideways on a long, curved wooden bench. She is looking down at a silver tablet that rests against her knees.

The first-class ticket to a degree: Oregon State Ecampus

For Calais Bickford-St. Pierre, pursuing a degree online was her passport, and Oregon State University Ecampus was her first-class ticket.

Eric Broadfoot sits on a wooden bench with his wife, Courtney, and on his lap facing him sits his son, Jack.

It’s time to take control of your future. Just like Eric Broadfoot did.

“I decided to go back to school to earn my degree because my wife, Courtney, and I got married and we were having a child, and I wanted to move up in the company I was working for,” says economics alum Eric Broadfoot. “Given all of those aspects, I knew it was very important to finish my education.”