PBC in Business Foundations

This certificate is tailored to those who are not ready to commit to pursuing an MBA, those without an undergraduate degree in business, and those who have been out of school for a few years.

  • Part-time or full-time, online or on campus 
  • Complete the Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in as little as two semesters of part-time study (starting in Fall or Spring)
  • Taught by our nationally recognized MBA faculty
  • Apply credits toward an MBA
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Gain a foundation in business knowledge — from leadership to accounting to global practice — without the commitment of an MBA.

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Cost & Aid

Get details on our costs, which are competitive with those of other top universities. Our goal is to provide an online education that's both exceptional and affordable.

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downloadThe Bryan School of Business and Economics holds dual accreditation in business and accounting from the AACSB — a distinction held by only 1% of business schools in the world.

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Please refer to the accreditation status posted on the Office of Assessment, Accreditation, and Academic Program Planning website.

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