Business Graduate Certificates

Graduate Certificate in The Business of Energy

The Graduate Certificate in The Business of Energy provides students with a rigorous curriculum in energy finance that includes a broad overview of the energy sector, along with in-depth examinations of the regulatory, accounting, and tax issues in energy. The curriculum provides preparation for placement in the business and finance side of the energy industry. Courses also provide students with a comprehensive review of energy company decision making as it pertains to the analysis of financing and the valuation of energy projects as well as company-level risk management. In addition, the curriculum focuses on the market for energy assets and commodities, the trading of such assets, asset pricing, and the role of financial derivative contracts and hedging strategies. A total of 13 hours is required for the certificate: ENGB 5131, ENGB 5142, ENGB 5152, ENGB 5162, ENGB 5172, ENGB 5182, and FIN 5322.

Graduate Certificate in Business Entrepreneurship

Information about the Graduate Certificate in Business Entrepreneurship is listed under the Division of Entrepreneurship and Economic Development.

Graduate Certificate in Digital Technologies

Information about the Graduate Certificate in Digital Technologies is listed under the Division of Management Information Systems. 

Graduate Certificate in Finance

The Graduate Certificate in Finance provides students with rigorous analysis, hands-on practice, and intense discussions to prepare them for and provide the concepts, approaches, and experience to manage portfolios, advise clients, analyze investments, or contribute to a corporate finance practice in industry or banking. Learn how to value financial securities, price and manage assets, manage risk, and model finances. Gain perspective on financing and financial decision making, reporting, and analysis.  A total of 12-13 hours is required for the certificate: 6 hours of required courses from FIN 5322, FIN 5332, and FIN 5382 as well as 3 courses (6-7 hours) chosen from FIN 5342, FIN 5352, FIN 5362, FIN 5613, FIN 5372, ACCT 5352, or additional MBA courses from an approved list maintained by the department and approved by the Graduate Liaison.

Graduate Certificate in the Foundations of Business

The Graduate Certificate in the Foundations of Business will help graduate students in areas outside of business, such as healthcare, to: (1) understand the core principles and theories underlying the functional areas of business; (2) develop frameworks for analyzing, applying and evaluating business processes and practices related to their primary area of interest; and (3) develop a broader perspective that incorporates their primary area of interest in a business context through meaningful interaction with business practitioners and academic professionals. A non-business student admitted to the program will take these courses with other graduate business students, including those in the MBA program, the Master of Accountancy program, and the Master of Information Technology program. By taking these courses with graduate students in the business school, OUHSC graduate students will have the opportunity to learn from each other in addition to gaining insights from current Price College of Business faculty members. A total of 13 hours is required for the certificate: B AD 5001 and 6 courses chosen from ACCT 5202, ACCT 5212, B AD 5102, B AD 5122, FIN 5302, FIN 5312, L S 5802, MGT 5702, MIT 5602, MKT 5402, or additional MBA courses from an approved list maintained by the department and approved by the Graduate Liaison.