The University of Massachusetts Amherst

A business foundation you can build on.

Are you looking for a business foundation to complement your specialized field of study? Hoping to take your career in a new direction? Or maybe you are considering a graduate business degree down the road? Learning core business concepts in the graduate certificate in foundations of management courses can support those goals and provide the basis for future career growth.

This four-course certificate will help you understand and speak the language of business—and best of all, you can do so in a way that’s flexible and manageable. All classes are taught online so you can fit your studies into your life’s busy schedule. You will virtually meet and engage with fellow students online over the course material, while being taught by and having access to Isenberg’s world-class faculty.

The graduate certificate in foundations of management provides marketable skills that are expected in today’s business organizations. Picking up these essential skills can help advance your career with your current employer or provide a highlight on your resume when you’re on the job market.