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Thinking about pursuing a degree in the future? An Undergraduate Certificate in Business Administration can be a great way to get acquainted — or re-acquainted — with college-level learning while developing skills that can help you in your current job.

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Undergraduate Certificate in Business Administration

Management

KNOWLEDGE YOU CAN USE

For Real-World Careers Such As:

Enhance your marketability with new management skills
Understand key legal and ethical concepts as they relate to business management
Explore the business areas of finance, human resources, marketing and operations
Discuss various leadership styles and find your own
* 6 courses to complete

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Key Courses in Your Concentration.

BUS 302-Management Concepts

Review fundamental management concepts and techniques that contribute to effective management and provide a foundation for the development of a wide variety of business skills. Focus on the roles, the environment and the primary functions of the manager (planning, organizing, leading, controlling), as well as the skills required and various techniques used to perform these functions. Follow the development of management principles and their integration into modern management theory. Topics include the communication process, motivation and operations (production) management.

BUS 309-Business Ethics

Apply ethical principles to typical business challenges. Focus on the ethical perspectives of business decision-making and policy development in a variety of key areas including individual behavior, human resource management, work environments, marketing, property rights and international business. Analyze case situations to illustrate the application of various ethical approaches (utility, individual rights and justice) in managing organizations.

BUS 310-Human Resource Management

Analyze the major human resource management functions in organizations. Understand the various components of the human resource management process (workforce planning, recruitment, selection, training/development, compensation, performance appraisal, labor relations and employee relations) and the associated activities to perform these functions. Discuss the workforce management responsibilities of all managers, with an emphasis on job analysis considerations, the supporting role of human resource management to strategic planning and the major government legislation affecting workforce management.

FIN 100-Principles of Finance

Get a foundation in business finance, starting with a conceptual framework for the financial decision-making process and an introduction to financial tools and techniques, including financial mathematics, capital budgeting, sources of funds and financial analysis. Topics include acquisition and use of short-term and long-term capital; financial markets, institutions and instruments; financial control; time value of money; cash, operation and long-range budgeting; and cost of capital.

LEG 100-Business Law I

Analyze the process by which substantive rights and duties are enforced, including legal pleadings, discovery procedures, pre- and post-trial motions, jurisdiction, venue, trial by jury, equity and previous adjudication problems.

LEG 210-Legal, Social, and Ethical Issues in E-Commerce

Examine a variety of issues associated with conducting electronic commerce. Review the legal environment of business and the basis for business ethics. Examine key provisions of the law relative to the protection of intellectual property, web-based commercial activity, e-contracts and consumer protection. Discuss the nature of a variety of cyber crimes.

MKT 100-Principles of Marketing

Get introduced to basic marketing principles and concepts. Focus on the development of marketing strategy and the major components of the marketing mix, (product, price, promotion and distribution). Review the critical environmental factors of markets — domestic and international — and customer behavior characteristics that affect marketing operations. Understand how marketing integrates with other functions in a business organization.

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Tuition and Fees

Application Fee:$50 (not applicable in all states)

Technology Fee:$65.00 per quarter

Tuition:

$1,420.00 per course (Full-Time), $1,420.00 per course (Part Time). Textbooks and supplies are not included in the tuition rates and must be purchased by the student. You should allow approximately $900.00 for textbooks and supplies over the course of your degree.

Tuition rates apply to all new and readmit undergraduate students. For all students enrolled as an undergraudate prior to Winter 2014, please Click here for undergraduate tuition rates.

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Graduate in 1.5 to 3 years

  Classes Per Quarter Time to Graduate
Full-time 2 or more per quarter (classes start 4 times per year) 1.5 years or fewer
Part-time 1 class per quarter (classes start 4 times per year) 3 years

Strayer University's academic calendar runs on te quarter systems, which means that classes start 4 times per year. Classes meet for 11 weeks with 1-2 week breaks between quarters. The above times to graduate assume that students are enrolled in consecutive quarters. All of these facts and figures refer to any concentration that you choose.

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