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
Online You can complete all or nearly all requirements of this program online. View the curriculum.
Start terms
4 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.

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