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Certificate Programs

The Department of Business offers innovative certificate programs that will have you on the fast track to success. Each program features three courses that can be completed in three months in a non-traditional format designed specifically for working adults.

  • Courses may be taken individually, or together to earn the certificate, and are fully transferable into CMU's associate and bachelor of business degree programs
  • Taught by leading faculty, students receive specialized attention and one-on-one consulting in a learning
    format geared toward the busy, working, adult learner
  • On campus sessions meet in Colorado Mesa's brand new, state-of-the-art classroom building

Programs of Study

Decision Support

The Certificate in Decision Support Systems is designed to expose students and business managers to the knowledge and skills needed to use computer software to solve business problems, particularly to support decision making. The certificate will provide students with an overview of information they would encounter if they went on to earn the Minor in Managerial Informatics or the BBA Concentration in Information Systems or the BS in Computer Information Systems, each of which more fully prepares people to work in or manage the information system functions of organizations.

Entrepreneurship

Certificate in Entrepreneurship Program Will Help You Develop Your Small Business to Its Full Potential

Colorado Mesa University has developed a new certificate program designed to help budding entrepreneurs and small business owners take their business to the next level. Designed with the busy professional in mind, this program meets on campus nine times and all other coursework is completed online.

This program covers all aspects of managing a small business, accounting and finance basics, and tools to develop a business plan.

Insurance

The Certificate in Insurance is designed to certify students who possess the knowledge and skills needed to engage in insurance agent activities in the workplace. The certificate will provide students with an overview of information they would encounter if they went on to earn the Insurance Concentration in the BBA, which more fully prepares a person for a career as an insurance agent.

Landman/Energy Management

The Certificate in Landman/Energy Management is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills needed to engage in Landman activities in the workplace. The certificate will provide students with an overview of information they would encounter if they went on to earn the Landman/Energy Management Concentration in the BBA, which more fully prepares a person for a successful career in the growing energy Industry.

Supervision

Certificate in Supervision Will Help You Build a Bright New Future for Your Career in Only Three Months

Colorado Mesa University has developed a new certificate program designed to help busy professionals connect to success and develop the supervisory skills needed to advance in their career. Designed with the working professional in mind, this certificate program meets on campus nine times and all other coursework is completed online. This program helps students develop vital managerial and supervisory skills. Topics include communication skills, employee recruitment and retention, motivational tools, business communications and management.