Online Business Certificate Programs

Gain industry-relevant experience quickly and affordably with an online certificate program from William Paterson University.

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Why choose a WP Online business certificate program:

  • You will gain cutting-edge expertise that is tailored to your academic pursuits and personal goals that can help elevate your career
  • Our convenient, 100% online schedule supports your development of career-advancing skills that are sought after in any field
  • Learn from respected faculty with valuable industry experience and connections as you prepare for new professional opportunities

Why choose our online certificate program?

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Which online program is right for you??

CERTIFICATE PROGRAM

Human Resources Management Certificate

8 months Duration
12 Credit Hours
$4,320 Total Tuition

The online Human Resources Management Certificate program provides learners with a comprehensive view of the entire HR function. Designed for current and aspiring HR professionals, the online certificate program bridges knowledge gaps and prepares you for modern HR challenges. It will help you develop the skills you need to be successful in today’s job market by giving you a competitive advantage over other applicants who may lack formal HR training or experience. It also gives you an edge over candidates who may have similar educational backgrounds.

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CERTIFICATE PROGRAM

Diversity Equity and Inclusion Certificate

6 months Duration
12 Credit Hours
$4,320 Total Tuition

Pursuing the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Certificate online will prepare you to be a top candidate for leadership roles across a vast variety of fields. Though adding this program to your routine will be simple, the results you’ll gain will increase your employability. Courses on culture, identity, and globalization help you develop the expertise to manage a diverse team at any company. As demand for DEI professionals grow, use this training to advance your career and become the type of skilled leader that employers are seeking.

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William Paterson University’s Cotsakos College of Business is accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International).

Human Resources Management Certificate

Duration: 8 months Credit Hours: 12 Tuition: $360 {tuition_specification_type_per_course}*

Apply by: 6/23/24 Start class: 7/15/24

The online Human Resources Management Certificate program provides learners with a comprehensive view of the entire HR function. Designed for current and aspiring HR professionals, the online certificate program bridges knowledge gaps and prepares you for modern HR challenges. It will help you develop the skills you need to be successful in today’s job market by giving you a competitive advantage over other applicants who may lack formal HR training or experience. It also gives you an edge over candidates who may have similar educational backgrounds.

Diversity Equity and Inclusion Certificate

Duration: 6 months Credit Hours: 12 Tuition: $360 {tuition_specification_type_per_course}*

Apply by: 6/23/24 Start class: 7/15/24

Pursuing the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Certificate online will prepare you to be a top candidate for leadership roles across a vast variety of fields. Though adding this program to your routine will be simple, the results you’ll gain will increase your employability. Courses on culture, identity, and globalization help you develop the expertise to manage a diverse team at any company. As demand for DEI professionals grow, use this training to advance your career and become the type of skilled leader that employers are seeking.

School Supervisor Certificate

Duration: 6 months Credit Hours: 12 Tuition: $611.80 {tuition_specification_type_per_course}*

Apply by: 6/23/24 Start class: 7/15/24

Gain your New Jersey Supervisor Standard Certificate Endorsement and its accompanying increase in pay without putting your career or personal life on hold. This flexible, affordable CAEP-accredited online program is designed for working adults and offers individualized instruction, relationship-building, and mentorship opportunities with William Paterson University’s experienced practitioner professors. Earn your School Supervisor Certificate on your own schedule, with six start dates per year to choose from and 100 percent online coursework.

Financial Reporting and Analysis Certificate

Duration: 6 months Credit Hours: 9 Tuition: $583 {tuition_specification_type_per_course}*

Apply by: 6/23/24 Start class: 7/15/24

Build core financial competencies quickly with the online financial reporting and analysis certification. This affordable program will help you gain expertise in preparing financial statements across a wide range of public, private, and nonprofit business sections. Learn how to interpret income statements, balance sheets, and cash flow statements to determine credit worthiness. CPA candidates can apply this AACSB-accredited program toward the credit hours required to sit for the exam.

A bachelor's degree is required for admission into this certificate program.

Digital Marketing Certificate

Duration: 6 months Credit Hours: 9 Tuition: $583 {tuition_specification_type_per_course}*

Apply by: 6/23/24 Start class: 7/15/24

Learn in-demand skills and knowledge to stand out in the fast-growing digital marketing field in the Digital Marketing Certificate online program. You will study consumer satisfaction, e-commerce business models and marketing analytics as well as an elective that aligns with your area of interest or expertise. This AACSB-accredited online certificate is taught by experienced and supportive faculty, with coursework that adds value to your current role or grows your career or business.

A bachelor's degree is required for admission into this certificate program.

International Risk Management Certificate

Duration: 6 months Credit Hours: 15 Tuition: $583 {tuition_specification_type_per_course}*

Apply by: 6/23/24 Start class: 7/15/24

Prepare to identify, assess and mitigate risk factors within domestic and global financial marketplaces in the International Risk Mgmt. Certificate online program. You will delve into important topics related to international business environments, investment analysis, derivatives and more. Taught by experienced and supportive faculty, this AACSB-accredited online certificate features an innovative, career-focused curriculum designed for IRM professionals.

A bachelor's degree is required for admission into this certificate program.

Business Foundations Certificate

Duration: 6 months Credit Hours: 12 Tuition: $583 {tuition_specification_type_per_course}*

Apply by: 6/23/24 Start class: 7/15/24

Develop, improve or renew your skills and knowledge in the key business disciplines of accounting, economics, finance, administration and marketing. The AACSB-accredited Business Foundations Certificate online program is taught by an experienced and supportive faculty, and you will gain a thorough understanding of core business concepts that opens doors to a broad range of roles, career advancement or graduate studies.

A bachelor's degree is required for admission into this certificate program.

Strategic Human Resource Management Certificate

Duration: 6 months Credit Hours: 12 Tuition: $583 {tuition_specification_type_per_course}*

Apply by: 6/23/24 Start class: 7/15/24

Build on your current knowledge base as an HR practitioner with valuable insights gained from the Strategic HR Mgmt. Certificate online program. You will develop core competencies that help align human resources with business strategy plans, processes, and performance. This AACSB-accredited online certificate is taught by experienced and supportive faculty, and its curriculum focuses on key HR principles you need to stay current.

A bachelor's degree is required for admission into this certificate program.

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