If you’re pursuing a business career and are interested in further opportunities, either inside or outside your company, our graduate certificate in business administration could be the catalyst for your career needs.

With just four courses, you can apply the 12 credits of your business administration certificate toward Ball State’s MBA degree.

Depending on your course selections, you’ll look at topics such as leadership theories, innovation, ethical reasoning, use of accounting data, practices of financial management, human resources issues, the organizational impact of information systems and projects, implications of a global business setting, and other topics in the study of business administration.

You have the flexibility of choosing four courses from the list below.

Program Requirements



Choose Four Courses

  • BUSA 601 Fundamentals of Accounting and Finance 
  • BUSA 602 Fundamentals of Economics and Statistics 
  • BUSA 603 Fundamentals of Management and Marketing
  • MBA 601 Entrepreneurial Leadership
  • MBA 611 Statistics and Quantitative Methods
  • MBA 631 Accounting and Decision Making
  • MBA 651 Economic Analysis for Managers
  • MBA 661 Managerial Finance
  • MBA 671 Marketing Management

Online Course Delivery

All courses are taught online by our distinguished faculty. Here at Ball State, you don’t have to sacrifice quality to pursue a graduate certificate online. As a virtual learner, you’ll access the same quality coursework, discussions, and distinguished faculty as on-campus students.

Ready to Apply?

If you’re prepared to take the next step in your academic or career journey, then we want you for the Ball State MBA. Learn more about our admission requirements and how to apply, or go directly to our graduate admissions office by clicking below.

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