You may want to earn a certificate from the College of Business when you're looking to expand your program of study without having to add a full concentration.

Business majors may choose from many certificates, and non-business majors may choose the entrepreneurship certificate. Certificates range from nine to 12 credits and will appear on your transcript once you receive your degree. 

Certificates and Eligible Majors
Certificate Focus Open to
International business Mix of management, marketing or finance Business majors, excluding international business students
Applied Management Accounting for Decision Making Accounting Business majors, excluding accounting students
Financial Accounting and Reporting Accounting Business majors, excluding accounting students
Information technology for business professionals Computer information systems Business majors, excluding computer information systems
Entrepreneurship Management All CSU majors, excluding entrepreneurship and innovation minors
Leadership in organization Management Business majors, excluding human resources management
Managing human resources Management Business majors, excluding human resources management
Operations, logistics, and supply management Management Business majors, excluding supply chain management
Business-to-business selling Marketing Business majors, business administration minors
Customer experience management Marketing Business majors
Market research and data analytics Marketing Business majors
Marketing communications and branding Marketing Business majors
Strategic marketing Marketing Business majors

How to Earn a Certificate

Business majors can declare a certificate by completing the necessary paperwork during an advising session. Non-business majors should email with your name, CSU ID number and certificate you wish to declare.


Each certificate has specific required courses. Please see the undergraduate certificates (PDF) for course information.


Undergraduate Programs
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