2023-2024 Graduate Catalog 
    Dec 04, 2023  
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog

Professional Management Certificate

Location(s): Brookings Main Campus

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Program Coordinator/Contact

David Davis, Professor and Graduate Coordinator
Ness School of Management and Economics
Harding Hall

Program Information

The certificate in Professional Management provides students with foundational economics, management, and financial skills to aid in advanced business decisions. The certificate will provide training in key areas of management applicable to any profession.  Complete the Professional Management Certificate as a stand-alone credential or stacked into the Professional Science (M.S.) . Even better, it is available online, making it a great option for working professionals wishing to enhance their skills in a critical area.

Course Delivery Format

Courses will be delivered face-to-face and online.

Student Learning Outcomes

  • Design, analyze, and evaluate management strategies using economic and management theories.
  • Use financial and accounting concepts and theories in management decision making.
  • Apply economics and management theories and tools to a range of specialties.

Certificate Requirements

Additional Admission Requirements

TOEFL: 71 Internet-based
TOEFL Essentials: 7.5
IELTS: 6.0
Duolingo: 100

Please refer to the following for additional information: Graduate School Admissions

Additional Information

Students enrolled in SDSU certificate programs are not eligible for federal student financial aid. The non-federal alternative loan programs may be used for students meeting the lender criteria as found at www.sdstate.edu (search alternative loans). For further information, please contact the SDSU financial aid office at 605-688-4695 or finaid@sdstate.edu.