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Postbaccalaureate Certificate in Business Fundamentals

Whether you’re looking to ease back into the workforce after some time away or you’re making a career change, chances are, you want to start off on the right foot. If you’re looking to dive into the world of business, start with the basics with a Postbaccalaureate Certificate in Business Fundamentals from Indiana University Kokomo!

With eager-to-assist faculty and staff and student clubs and organizations, you’ll find that you fit right in the School of Business at IU Kokomo. We’ll welcome you, get to know you personally, and walk with you every step of the way as you build the foundational knowledge you need to go out and succeed in business.

If you have no prior business education experience but have a strong interest in learning the fundamentals, this certification program is for you! 

To apply for this program, you will need the following:
  1. An earned bachelor’s degree in a non-business field
  2. Admission as a regular student to IU Kokomo
Course Requirements

A minimum of C- in each course, and a cumulative GPA of 2.0 is required for completeion of the certificate.

The following are required courses in economics:

  • Economics, either:
    • ECON-E 300 Survey of Economics (3 cr.) or
    • ECON-E 201 Introduction of Microeconomics and ECON-E 202 Introduction to Macroeconomics (6 cr.)
  • BUS-A 201 Introduction to Financial Accounting (3 cr.)
  • BUS-Z 302 Managing and Behavior in Organizations (3 cr.)
  • BUS-F 301 Financial Management (3 cr.)
  • BUS-M 301 Introduction to Marketing Management (3 cr.)
  • BUS-K 302 Introduction to Management Science (3 cr.)

More Information

  • This certificate satisfies Phase I M.B.A. program requirements. Upon admission into the M.B.A. program, students with the certificate will be able to start Phase II courses.
  • Students can transfer no more than 6 credit hours from another institution. All 300-level courses taken as part of Phase I that are not taken at IU Kokomo must be taken at an AACSB accredited institution.

Ready to get down to business?

If you’re ready to learn the fundamentals of business and know that IU Kokomo is the right place for you,apply today! You can find more details and information about this program by visiting our Academic Bulletin or by chatting with someone in our department. We can’t wait to meet you.

Last updated: 10/12/2018