Business Management Certificate 

Build and strengthen your strategic business skills.

  • School
    Owen Graduate School of Management
  • Duration
    6 months
  • Format
  • Enrollment
    January, April, July, October
  • Tuition

About the Program

The Business Management Certificate from Vanderbilt University’s Owen Graduate School of Management is designed for working professionals who want to explore strategic business-related topics to gain a competitive advantage. The MBA-level content is customized to help each student adapt the knowledge and skills acquired through their studies to fit their own professional goals, making it an especially flexible option. The courses challenge working professionals to develop strategic business thinking and capabilities that can be applied in the working world immediately.

With this certificate, working professionals can expand their network and make valuable connections with others working in related industries while gaining hands-on experience that can be immediately applied in their professional life.

Facts & Stats

  • #25 Best Business Schools 2023 list
    (U.S. News & World Report)
  • #13 U.S. News & World Report 2023
    rankings of National Universities
  • #2 Best Professors list 2023
    (Princeton Review)

Key Takeaways

  • Complete the certificate in a year or less, working full-time
  • Adapt business strategies for your current role
  • Learn MBA-level content designed by Vanderbilt faculty
  • Gain skills that are commonly sought after by companies
  • Earn 4.5 continuing education units with all 4 courses
  • Expand your network by interacting with a diverse set of peers

Who Should Enroll?

Vanderbilt University’s Business Management Certificate is an excellent opportunity for working professionals and strategic learners to hone their skills with a diverse range of innovative management topics. Those taking part can expect to become high-performing, unique leaders in the business world through the program’s comprehensive study. From basic principles such as accounting, economics and finance, to working in teams and applying business analytics, Vanderbilt’s program covers all facets of business management skills needed for success. The certificate equips future leaders with necessary knowledge to tackle real-world problems that arise in the working environment.

Enrolling in the program can open new doors of opportunity and can strengthen working relationships by utilizing knowledge gained throughout the program’s focused curriculum.