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2016-2017 Graduate Catalog 
2016-2017 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Finance Certificate

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Graduate Business Certificates

Admission to the Graduate Business Certificates will be granted to those holding a Master’s Degree from an accredited institution in any discipline. Admission will also be granted to those with undergraduate degrees from an accredited institution in any discipline and having a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or greater for their last 60 hours of academic work. Those who have graduated from an accredited institution but do not meet the minimum GPA criteria may be admitted provisionally to the program. In order to gain full admission, they must receive a grade of “B” or better on all courses marked with ** in their respective certificate program. College Algebra with a minimum grade of “C” is required for all certificate programs.

Required hours for each certificate vary according to the concentration and previous coursework. Generally, an average of 15 hours is required for the graduate business certificate.


Outcome 1.

Demonstrate the ability to synthesize and integrate all of the functional areas of business and apply this knowledge to leadership positions in the workplace.

Outcome 2.

Formulate and solve problems through systematic analysis.


The assessment methodologies and results for each certificate’s outcomes may be found on the Avila website under the School of Business/Accreditation.

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