Credits required
18 Oregon State University is on a quarter-term system. There are four quarters each year and classes are 11 weeks long. This program's 18 quarter credits are equal to 12 semester credits.
Cost per credit
$863 Cost per credit is calculated using tuition per credit for the current academic year. It does not include associated fees, course materials, textbook expenses, and other expenses related to courses.
Delivery
Choice This program is available either online or as a blend of online coursework and in-person classes in Portland, Oregon. View the curriculum.
Start terms
2 per year

Graduate Certificate in Business Fundamentals – Online

Admissions requirements

Admission to the Graduate Certificate in Business Fundamentals requires the following documentation, along with a $75 application fee, payable by credit card.

When can you start?

This program accepts students two times a year (fall and summer). Visit the academic calendar for information on term length.

Application form

The graduate certificate program uses the Oregon State University Graduate School’s online application form. The form requires completion of several short answer questions detailing your motivation for admission and goals upon completion of the program.

Transcript

A transcript from the institution conferring your undergraduate degree is required. Transcripts from any subsequent degrees or coursework completed beyond your undergraduate studies are required as well. Unofficial transcripts (a copy of an official transcript) may be scanned and uploaded to your online application. Applications will be reviewed with unofficial transcripts; however, admitted students will be required to submit official documents at the time of admission.

Admission adheres to the university’s minimum academic requirements for admission to graduate study OSU. These requirements pertain to previous degrees earned and prior academic performance. Generally, Oregon State's admissions committee is looking at least for completion of an undergraduate degree from a regionally accredited (U.S.) or recognized (international) college or university with a cumulative GPA at or above 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.

Please review the graduate admissions minimum academic requirements page for more detailed information. Students are required to have successfully completed at least 3 credit hours of college-level statistics before they can commence their studies in this graduate certificate program.

English language proficiency

Applicants who did not receive a degree in the U.S. (or other English speaking country) may be required to demonstrate English language proficiency.

Questions?

If you have questions about these requirements, please contact OSU's College of Business via email or call 541-737-5510.

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