Solve complex problems while helping businesses address their unique needs

Applications are everywhere in our digital world and in every industry. The Graduate Certificate in Business Application Development is the AACSB-accredited credential you need to balance business knowledge with technical skill to develop applications for business.

By completing this certificate, you’ll be able to confidently assess and determine the requirements of an application for business use. You will learn to plan, design, develop, test and debug business applications using modeling and programming languages, tools and technologies.

You will also use Interactive Development Environments (IDEs) for software development, implement modularization and documentation, and learn best practices in software development.

Interested in earning your Master of Business Administration degree? At CSU’s College of Business, you can start with a certificate and finish with an MBA. The credits earned in this certificate can be applied toward the College’s Online MBA or Evening MBA programs, but please note that completion of this certificate does not guarantee admission into the MBA program. 

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What You'll Learn:

Upon successful completion of the Graduate Certificate in Business Application Development, you will be able to:

  • Design, construct and test business applications including leading edge-visual, E-commerce languages and tools.
  • Methods for all phases of software development that is economical and reliable.
  • Use and manage object-oriented and web-based software and define the relationship between objects, attributes and operations.
  • Develop e-business through construction and deployment.
Certificate at a Glance
Delivery: Online
Length: Can be completed in two semesters if courses are taken concurrently or three semesters if courses are taken sequentially
Tuition: $867 per credit for 2022-2023
Credits: 12
Certificate awarded:

Graduate Certificate in Business Application Development

Courses and curriculum: Download your course roadmap

‡Additional prerequisite coursework may be required.


Admissions, Deadlines and Financial Aid

Learn more about admissions requirements to enroll in our spring or fall sessions. Visit tuition and aid for information on the latest tuition benefits available to you.

  • Fall
    AdmissionApply by July 31
  • Spring
    AdmissionApply by Jan 1

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