Learn the foundational business principles to run a business effectively and succeed in a competitive job market. The online certificate in business management provides well-rounded business education covering a wide range of subjects including emerging technologies, advanced business procedures, interpersonal skills, principles of accounting, human relations, customer service, business law, finance and logic. Instructors bring real-world experience to the classroom and offer a practical understanding of the marketplace.

Who Is the Online Certificate in Business Management Designed For?

The online certificate in applied business management is ideal for students who are interested in entry-level positions in business, non-profit and government institutions. If you think you will be interested in continuing to advance your knowledge through further education, this flexible online business program is also designed as a gateway to the associate degree in applied business.

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Why Earn Your Online Certificate in Business Management at UAF?

  • Learn from full-time faculty and business management experts who bring real-world experience and insights to the coursework.
  • Concentrate your business management certificate in computer applications, finance, general business, human resources, marketing, office administration, public management, recreational guiding, retail management or tourism.
  • Earn microcredentials in Microsoft Excel Introductory and Microsoft Excel Advanced (available to students in the computer applications and office administration concentrations).

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What kind of opportunities can you expect as part of the business certificate online program?

  • Learn how to write innovative marketing and business plans
  • Work with industry partners through class projects and practicums
  • Earn microcredentials based on your area of concentration

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Cost breakdown for the online certificate in business management

The estimated cost for the applied business management program based on current rates is $9,060.

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This certification is valid through 2023.

Where leadership begins: Applied business and accounting at UAF

Where leadership begins: Applied business and accounting at UAF

Business Management Jobs

Earn your business certificate online and prepare for diverse careers. Our graduates excel in entry-level positions in business management, tourism, human resources, public administration and office administration. Because this degree provides a strong groundwork of business fundamentals, it’s also a great choice if you’re interested in starting your own business.

Business management salaries

Salaries in business management will vary widely depending on industry, your experience level, location and other factors. But here’s a few examples of national median salaries for this career, based on recent data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics:

  • Lodging managers: $54,430
  • Food service managers: $55,320
  • Administrative services managers: $96,940
  • Human resource managers: $116,720
  • Advertising, promotions and marketing managers: $135,900

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