Graduate Certificates in Business


about our certificate programs

The graduate certificates in business at Seattle Pacific University provide opportunities to develop the skills and knowledge necessary to excel as a professional in each certificate field.

Seattle Pacific’s School of Business, Government, and Economics is committed to providing you with an applied, experiential, and collaborative learning environment in which business and Christian faith, ethics, and character are integrated.

These graduate certificates are available. Certificates will be awarded upon completion of each certificate’s courses at SPU with at least a “B” in each course.

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curriculum

Certificate students may apply up to 15 credits of certificate coursework toward a business graduate degree if they subsequently matriculate. (All admission requirements must be satisfied.)

The certificates relate to the degrees as follows:

CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS CORRESPONDING MATER'S DEGREES
Financial Reporting and Analysis
Creating and Distributing Value
Understanding Business Contexts
MBA (prerequisites)
MA-Management (prerequisites)

Responsible Leadership 



MBA
MA-Management
MS-Information Systems
MS-Data Analytics in Business
Data Analytics Basics
Data Analytics Programming

MS-Data Analytics in Business
MS-Information Systems (Data Analytics)
MBA (Data Analytics)

admission requirements

Generally, you must have at least a 3.0 GPA in your undergraduate studies and prior work experience. (Admission is not available for F-1 Visa applicants.) Applicants must submit the following:

  • Online application and $50 application processing fee.
  • Current résumé as evidence of a substantive work experience. You will need at least one year, continuous full-time, post-bachelor’s degree experience at the time of application. More is preferred. This is a significant factor in the admission decision process. Applicants with less than one year of post-baccalaureate professional work experience, but who have a 3.5 GPA are eligible.
  • Official transcript(s) from colleges or universities attended. Include the transcript from the institution that granted your bachelor’s degree with the posted degree appearing on the transcript. Also send Official transcript(s) for all institutions attended following your undergraduate degree, as well as any other schools where you earned credits that may be used to request waivers of foundations prerequisite courses.