Graduate Certificate in Business Administration
To provide continuing graduate education in business, Chaminade offers a Graduate Certificate in Business Administration for professionals who want to develop a new area of expertise. The Certificate Program provides an efficient way to advance your knowledge and skills, enhance your professional network, and advance your marketability and career prospects.
The certificate requires completing 12 credits, maintaining a minimum grade point average of 3.0, and completing required course work (and any required prerequisite course work) within three years. The Graduate Certificate in Business Administration is offered with specializations in Finance, Island Business, Leadership, and Not-for-Profit Management. You may also design a customized program of study in consultation with the MBA Program Manager.
Credits earned in the Graduate Certificate Program will fulfill Chaminade MBA Program requirements should a Certificate student decide to pursue a MBA degree.
Application to the Graduate Certificate Program follows the same process as application to the MBA Program (see How to Apply). Prospective Certificate students are admitted to the Program using the same criteria as used in evaluating MBA Program applicants.
Below is a list of current certificate specializations, with associated courses. Students may choose alternate appropriate courses to include in a specialization in consultation with the MBA Program Manager.
Graduate Certificate in Business Administration with Finance Specialization*
Financial Analysis and Applications
*This specialization requires prerequisite course work in Accounting and Quantitative Methods which may be fulfilled while in the Certificate Program or through prior course work completed.
Graduate Certificate in Business Administration with Island Business Specialization
Island Business and Aina
Island Business and Maka’ainana
Island Business and Kuleana
Island Business and Po’okela
Graduate Certificate in Business Administration with Leadership Specialization
Leading People in Organizations
Leading Organizational Change
Graduate Certificate in Business Administration with Not-for-Profit Management Specialization
Social Enterprise Management
Strategic Issues in Philanthropy