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
$848 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 100% 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

Careers

Having a strong foundation of business knowledge is critical if you’re interested in improving your job performance and advancing your career. Oregon State’s online Graduate Certificate in Business Fundamentals will help you do precisely that by giving you the essential techniques for identifying, coordinating and managing business opportunities in any type of organization.

Transition into a full MBA program

To boost your career even further, you have the opportunity to go directly from this program straight to pursuing your Oregon State MBA. You can apply 15 of the certificate credits toward your MBA.

You're in good company

Earning a graduate certificate from an AACSB-accredited and well-known institution like Oregon State University gives you a competitive edge in the job market. Oregon State College of Business alumni have leading roles in companies that include Boeing, Target, Adidas, Samaritan Health System, Columbia Sportswear, the Los Angeles Dodgers, Tektronix and Hewlett-Packard.

College of Business career services

Regardless of location, you'll have access to career services and tools that connect you to potential employers. Throughout the year, OSU's College of Business hosts networking events – including gatherings in the Portland area – that allow students to interact with executives, entrepreneurs and venture capitalists. In addition, you'll become part of the extensive and active alumni network that plays a key role in the career success of our graduates.

Login

Related stories

Oregon State online hospitality management instructor shares his passion for creating engaging experiences from a distance  

Todd Montgomery's hospitality management courses range from vacation property management to online marketing and reputation management, and with the use of a diverse mix of engaging and interactive content, Todd says his unique methods cultivate a more humanized learning experience and ultimately will lead to...

Oregon State Everywhere: ‘The mountains are my classroom’

I never thought I would have the opportunity to learn outside of a classroom. Ecampus learning opens up doors for flexibility," says business administration OSU Ecampus student Chris Clarke.

Persistence pays off for Oregon State Ecampus business ’19 alumna

Twice, Christy Wedding has tried going back to school while her children were younger – but it never quite worked out as planned. This time around, she's determined to finish with the flexibility and convenience of online classes and support and resources available to students like...