Business Studies Certificate

The Business Studies Certificate will provide a student with the general information necessary to start building a business mindset. Students may want an introduction to the business world or may have pursued another career path and find the need for a basic business background. The Business Studies Certificate program provides an introductory set of skills needed to start in the business world. 

The Business Studies Certificate program can be a starting point for furthering a student’s business knowledge. Courses will also apply to an associate’s or bachelor’s degree offered by Mayville State University. This certificate program will provide a completion marker on the transcript for students who transfer or who choose to leave college. 

The Business Studies Certificate program can be completed in 9-12 months on campus or online.

Program Requirements

The program requires students to take 16 core credits of business courses and 3 credits of upper-division business electives. Students completing the Business Certificate program may also be required to complete select Essential Studies coursework based on the elective credits selected. 

Students are required to complete a minimum of 9 credit hours with Mayville State University.

Please note, certificate program candidates are not eligible for state and federal financial aid. 

Business Studies Certificate Factsheet

Online Business Course Rotation

Online Essential Studies Course Rotation

APPLY NOW to Mayville State University's Business Studies Certificate program by following these step-by-step application instructions.

Julie St. Germaine :: MSU Distance Education Program Coordinator

Connie Kaldor

Online Advisor & Recruiter
Phone: 701-788-4721
Text: 701-401-5791

Alyson Beckman

Online Enrollment Coordinator & Online Advisor
Phone: 701-788-4632
Text: 701-401-1592