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Certificate in Management

Luis Perez Batres, Graduate Program Director
Glass Hall, Room 414; Phone: 417-836-5076

Elizabeth Reger, Graduate Program Coordinator
Glass Hall, Room 105; Phone 417-836-5616

Program description

The Management Graduate Certificate program provides a 12 hours graduate-level experience in the management field. The program involves in depth study of current management research, international, human resources, and operations management issues. Contact the MBA Director or Program Coordinator for additional information.


Candidates for the certificate program must be admitted to the University as a graduate student. The candidate should have a bachelor’s degree and meet minimum admission criteria for the Master of Business Administration program. All course work must be approved by the MBA Program Director.

Required courses  (12 hrs)

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
MGT 747 International Management 3 hrs
MGT 764 Organizational Behavior and Leadership 3 hrs
MGT 767 Organization Strategy and Policy 3 hrs
Select one of the following:
Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
MGT 646 Direct Compensation Systems Management 3 hrs
MGT 701 Health Services Organization 3 hrs
MGT 762 Problems in Human Resources Management & Industrial Relations 3 hrs
MGT 770 Leadership Development 3 hrs
MGT 790 Seminar in Management 3 hrs
MGT 796 Independent Study 3 hrs
ENT 643 New Venture Management 3 hrs
ENT 671 Small Business Consulting 3 hrs

GPA requirement

Students must have a B or better grade in each course.