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Online Management Certificate

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A graduate certificate for management professionals

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  • Duration 1 year
  • Cost per credit $824
  • Credit hours 12

Program Benefits

  • No application fee
  • Six start dates per year

Earn your certificate online at Brenau

Gain skills in leadership, mediation, human resources and more with Brenau University’s 100% online graduate certificate in management. This challenging, career-focused program prepares you to advance to leadership positions in your field. With support from our student-centered faculty, you’ll study on your schedule and complete your certificate in as little as one year. You’ll graduate ready to pursue a more meaningful career in today’s fast-paced, globalized market. From here, you can.

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Advance in business management

A graduate certificate in management can supplement your education and help you develop the leadership skills employers seek. Jobs in management are expected to grow 8% by 2031, resulting in about 883,900 new jobs this decade.1 Management positions boast the highest median salary of all major occupational groups at $102,450, making this career path highly lucrative.1 Potential job titles in this field include facilities manager, financial manager and sales manager.

A graduate certificate taught by industry experts

4 courses

12 total credit hours

Brenau University’s online Management Certificate includes 12 credit hours of study designed to support you in building knowledge of management theory, organizational behavior and leadership. Led by expert faculty members, this career-focused certificate program prepares you to advance in today’s fast-paced business industry.

Course spotlights:

  • CR 620 Negotiation and Mediation
  • PM 620 Introduction to Project Management
  • MG 730 Managerial Leadership
  • MG 733 Human Resource Management

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No application fee

The online certificate in management offers six start dates per year, so you can apply anytime and start your education as soon as possible. With no application fee, you can apply risk-free.

To apply to Brenau’s online Management Certificate, you’ll need:

Official transcripts for all previously attended undergraduate and graduate institutions
Copy of updated professional resume/curriculum vitae
Admission Details

We strive to make your education affordable

$824 per credit hour

$9,888 total tuition

By choosing Brenau, you’re investing in an education that will set you on a path to a successful career. Along with affordable tuition, you can pursue federal financial aid to make your education even more cost-effective.

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What you’ll learn

While studying online, on your schedule, you’ll learn from Brenau University’s student-centered, expert faculty members who are committed to your success. You’ll build the knowledge and skills necessary to advance to leadership roles in any environment.

Program outcomes

Upon completion of Brenau’s online certificate in management program, you will have learned a broad array of management concepts and strategies that prepare you to take on roles that include the management of projects, programs and staff.

Online learning

At Brenau, you will learn in small classes, which gives you plenty of opportunities to ask questions and receive one-on-one support from your professors. With flexible scheduling and online delivery, we make education fit into your busy life. Our programs respond to the needs of today’s students, so you’ll receive the education you need to become a leader who makes a difference. From here, you can.

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Frequently asked questions

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You can complete the program in as little as one year. To see the curriculum, view our program page.

Tuition is $824 per credit hour. You’ll need to complete 12 credit hours for a total tuition of $9,888. You can review all costs on our program page.

There are no entrance exams required for this certificate.

The requirements for the Management Certificate:

  • A completed online application
  • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university
  • Minimum 3.0 cumulative college GPA
  • Official transcripts from each school you’ve attended
  • Copy of updated professional resume/curriculum vitae.

You’ll complete 12 credit hours to earn the online Management Certificate.

The Management Certificate is only available online, but you’re always welcome to visit, even if you don’t have on-campus requirements.

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  1. U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. “Management Occupations.” Sept. 8, 2022. Retrieved March 6, 2023, from