Program overview

Learn new skills with Rider University’s Business Plus Certificate. Taught by the distinguished Norm Brodsky College of Business faculty, the certificates in Business will help prepare you for the challenges of today’s workplace. If you already hold an undergraduate degree in an area other than business and want to get ahead in your career, or are looking to prepare for graduate study of business, then our Business certificates will help you reach those goals.

This program is offered through Rider’s Continuing Education Program and is designed for adult learners aged 25 and over.

Business Plus Certificate (18 credits)

Students who complete the Business Basics Certificate and would like to further hone their business skills and knowledge, enroll in the Business Plus Certificate. Completion of this certificate will help students prepare for the graduate study of business (e.g. MBA).

Rider Course Title Rider Course Number Credits
Managerial Uses of Accounting (prereq is ACC-210) ACC-220 3
Management Information Systems (prereq is CIS-185) CIS-385 3
Principles of Macroeconomics ECO-200 3
Statistical Methods I (prereq is MSD-105) MSD-200 3
Statistical Methods II (prereq is MSD-200) MSD-201 3
Productions and Operations (prereq is MSD-201) MSD-340 3

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Admission requirements

Candidates for admission to the Business Basics and Business Plus Certificate Programs must complete the Continuing Education application and provide supporting transcripts from all colleges attended. Minimum admissions requirements are a baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution and a 2.5 GPA in all undergraduate work.