Graduate Certificates

The College of Business offers the following graduate certificates designed as options for persons having a bachelor's, or master's degree who want to enroll in a part-time, short, coherent course of study at the graduate level. Persons who may not be ready to commit to a full-length graduate program, as well as those who already hold a graduate degree but want to pursue additional work in the same or another field, may find that a certificate provides the perfect alternative.

Students applying to the graduate school to enter a certificate program must complete the graduate school application form, submit official transcripts showing completion of the undergraduate/baccalaureate degree and two letters of recommendation.


An accounting certificate is for students and professionals who may already have an accounting degree and for CPAs who wish to obtain continuing professional education. (Click here to view the Accounting certificate in the University of New Haven Academic Catalog)

Business Administration (Management)

This certificate is designed to develop students' conceptual knowledge and skills in formulating corporate strategy and in determining structural and resource requirements. (Click here to view the Business Administration (Management) certificate in the University of New Haven Academic Catalog)

Business Intelligence

The certificate in business intelligence is designed to provide students with the practical skills and theoretical knowledge essential for modern-day firms’ increasing reliance on business intelligence. Business intelligence as a discipline consists of a variety of business processes for data, information and knowledge management, and a wide range of analytical tools for performing analyses of qualitative and quantitative data. (Click here to view the Business Intelligence certificate in the University of New Haven Academic Catalog)


A finance certificate prepares individuals for careers in the financial services sector and modern corporate financial management by stressing the understanding of the conceptual foundations of finance and analytic techniques. (Click here to view the Finance certificate in the University of New Haven Academic Catalog)

Healthcare Management

This certificate is for professionals in the public, private or nonprofit sector of the healthcare field who wish to enhance personal and professional development as well as to seek the opportunity for organizational advancement. (Click here to view the Healthcare Management certificate in the University of New Haven Academic Catalog)

Human Resources Management

This certificate is for HR professionals in an allied field who aspire to increase proficiency in human resources management and gain knowledge of the field in greater depth. (Click here to view the Human Resources Management certificate in the University of New Haven Academic Catalog)

International Business

This certificate prepares managers to deal with current problems and methods of analysis related to international business by providing techniques and skills not normally covered by traditional courses. (Click here to view the  International Business certificate in the University of New Haven Academic Catalog)

Long-Term Healthcare

This certificate (approved by the Connecticut Department of Health Services), provides a course of study in long-term health care, enabling students to take the state licensing examination for long-term care administration. (Click here to view the Long-Term Healthcare certificate in the University of New Haven Academic Catalog)

Management of Sports Industries

This certificate is designed for those contemplating a career in the sports industry or for those already working in that area who are interested in advancing their careers. (Click here to view the Management of Sports Industries certificate in the University of New Haven Academic Catalog)


This certificate is for practitioners who wish to improve or update their tax skills, including CPAs who need continuing education credits and others seeking to expand their tax backgrounds. (Click here to view the Taxation certificate in the University of New Haven Academic Catalog)