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Graduate Certificates

Graduate Certificates 2019-07-22T13:30:20-05:00

Business Analytics

Online, in Des Moines, or on campus in Ames
The graduate certificate in business analytics will build the necessary competency to deploy analytic skills and capabilities in various areas of business such as marketing, supply chains, operations, forensics, and risk management. The certificate is designed for graduate students and working professional currently employed or seeking job opportunities as business analysts, analytic systems designers, or data scientists who deal with problems arising in the contexts of business decision-making.

Enterprise Cybersecurity Management

In Des Moines or on campus in Ames
The graduate certificate in enterprise cybersecurity management will equip business professionals with basic concepts and techniques in cybersecurity and the management of information assets, including understanding cyber threat and choosing appropriate protections, enterprise cyber risk management, budgeting for cybersecurity, policies, procedures, human relations, and issues present in the modern organization. The certificate is for working professionals and graduate students in Ames or Des Moines.

Entrepreneurship and Innovation

On campus in Ames
The graduate certificate in entrepreneurship and innovation is designed to teach students the process through which new ventures are created and to ensure students understand the role of innovation in entrepreneurship.


On campus in Ames
The graduate certificate in finance provides training in investment valuation and the skills necessary to value an entire company through analysis of expected cash flows based on financial statements, growth characteristics, and risk. The certificate is for graduate students and recent graduates seeking job opportunities as investors or professional money managers, who deal with efficient asset allocation in a portfolio setting, investment performance measurement, and performance evaluation.

Supply Chain Management

The graduate certificate in supply chain management will provide foundational concepts and applied technical skills that supply chain professionals need to effectively manage a global supply chain. The certificate is intended for graduate students and working professionals who are employed as a business analyst, supply chain analyst, or who want to move into a supply chain position.