Business (Advanced Certificate)
Why a Certificate in Business?
Are you interested in a graduate business degree, but not yet certain that it's time to take the leap? Or, did you complete a graduate degree a while ago, and now you'd like to add new knowledge and skills to your toolkit? A certificate in business will position you as the in-demand leader that employers are seeking.
Why Earn a Business Certificate from Iona?
You will learn from and work alongside faculty who are leaders in the world of business. You will benefit from their first-hand knowledge and gain access to their expansive networks in the industry.
Our flexible certificate program offers you a choice of courses and can be completed at whatever pace you prefer. Students typically earn their certificate in six - 12 months.
This certificate can be done on a stand-alone basis or can be taken in conjunction with our full MBA.
What You'll Learn
You will have the option to choose any four graduate courses in business. This means you can tailor your certificate to your preferred area of interest.
You will choose from classes in finance, accounting, management, marketing and more. Our graduate business courses provide the solid background you need to succeed in a multi-faceted business career.
- Flexible choice of four courses (12 credits)
- Option to complete a graduate certificate as part of the MBA
Our business programs are accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) -- a highly acclaimed distinction awarded to just 5 percent of business schools worldwide.
You will be taking classes in our new state-of-the-art, eco-friendly LaPenta School of Business. An expanded LaPenta-Lynch Trading Floor features Bloomberg Terminals and a live, wrap-around stock ticker, which keeps the pulse of business right at your fingertips!
Our faculty are leaders in the world of business. They have extensive knowledge, experience and networks, and they will share all of that with you!
The business certificate provided a great opportunity to sample courses across multiple business departments and focus in on the areas most aligned with my interests and goals.
Sarah Noonan '20, Business Certificate
Careers & Outcomes
With a certificate in Business, you will put your skills to the test in leadership and critical thinking, to expand your understanding of the world of business.
- Administration Director
- Executive Director
- Management Analyst
- Operations Manager
- Human Resources Manager