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2016-2018 Graduate Catalog 
    
2016-2018 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Certificate of Graduate Study


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Helzberg School of Management

The Certificates of Graduate Study at the Helzberg School of Management focus on specific areas that Baccalaureate students may further pursue. Certificates are available in the following areas:

  • Business Intelligence
  • Data Science
  • Finance
  • Fundraising Leadership
  • Healthcare Management
  • Human Capital
  • International Business
  • Management
  • Non-Profit Administration
  • Organizational Development
  • Science Leadership

Certificate Objectives

Certificates are designed for graduates who are either changing industries or responsibilities or would like to enhance their post-baccalaureate education with up-to-date information.

Students enrolled in the Helzberg Certificate of Graduate Study program also have full access to Helzberg professional coaches as well as our Career Center. In addition, they are invited to participate in all MBA, MA, and MS personal and professional development programs as well as mentoring and networking events.

Admission Requirements

The Helzberg Certificate of Graduate Study program is open to those who possess a bachelor’s degree. Those with a speciality Master’s degree in a closely related business or management field may also be considered.

In order for an applicant to be accepted into the Helzberg Certificate of Graduate Study program they must meet the following requirements:

• Completed application (submitted online or paper copy)
• Current Resume (Please email to graduate@rockhurst.edu)
• Official transcripts from all previously attended colleges and universities
• Personal Statement (Please email to graduate@rockhurst.edu)

Certificate Credit Hours

Credit hours earned during the pursuit of a graduate certificate may be applied toward elective credit hours (or in the case of an exact match, toward core hours) necessary to earn a graduate degree provided both are completed within six years following registration in the certificate program. In such case the degree would be awarded as a general degree with no concentration. Conversely, credit hours previously applied to a graduate program resulting in a degree are not eligible to fill the requirements of a graduate certificate.

Curriculum

The Helzberg Certificate of Graduate Study requirements consist of a minimum of 12 credit hours of advanced graduate coursework in a specific discipline. Average completion time is 6 terms or 15 months. Upon completion, students will be awarded a certificate from Rockhurst University and the Helzberg School of Management. Prerequisites may be required for certificates based upon review of transcripts.

Certificate of Graduate Study in Business Intelligence


Certificate of Graduate Study in Data Science


Certificate of Graduate Study in Finance


Certificate of Graduate Study in Fundraising Leadership


Certificate of Graduate Study in Health Care Management


Certificate Classes in Health Care Management


Select 12 credits:

Certificate of Graduate Study in Human Capital


Certificate of Graduate Study in International Business


Certificate of Graduate Study in Management


Certificate Classes in Management


Select 12 credits:

A minimum of 12 hours in 6000-level MG or MK courses.

Proper selection of courses will be done in conjunction with student interests and the graduate advisor’s recommendations.

 

Certificate of Graduate Study in Non-Profit Administration


Certificate of Graduate Study in Organizational Development


Certificate of Graduate Study in Science Leadership


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