Are you an international professional or student who wants to master important business concepts or start your own business? The Global Business Certificate is a nine-month program taught by distinguished faculty and industry experts, and it’s designed to help you advance your career.


9 months


18 Hours/Week

English Level


F-1 Visa


Choose Your Track

You can select one of two tracks (topic areas) to specialize in:

Business Intelligence for Global Entrepreneurship (on hiatus)

Learn the skills and tools you need to make well-informed, data-driven decision to bring your business ventures to life. 

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Global Marketing & Project Management 

Gain insights into cutting-edge global business practices, learn key business skills and concepts, and increase your communication skills. 

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After completing the program and earning a certificate, you can gain real-world work experience or launch your own business by applying for Optional Practical Training (OPT).

Program Features

  • Real-world work experience in your field of study through Optional Practical Training
  • Instructors who are active subject matter experts in the field 
  • Opportunities to build working relationships with other professionals from around the world

Who Should Apply

This program is for current business professionals and university students who want to succeed in global business or launch their own startup. Explore our Business Intelligence for Global Entrepreneurship track and our Global Marketing & Project Management track to find out which one is right for you.

You don’t need any previous work experience to apply, but advanced English skills are required. For admissions requirements, see How to Apply.


This program meets Monday through Friday, for a total of 18 hours per week.



Business Intelligence for Global EntrepreneurshipGlobal Marketing & Project Management

Other Expenses

Application fee (one-time fee; nonrefundable)$50$50
Registration fee (nonrefundable)$55$55
International student health insurance plan$449$449
Room and board (estimated)$5,994$5,994
Books and supplies (estimated)$200$200
Transit pass$150$150
Other miscellaneous expenses (estimated)$755$755
Estimated Total Per Quarter$13,543$13,483