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GRADUATE CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS

GRADUATE CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS

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Are you interested in increasing your knowledge and exploring new programs? Designed by Big Ten faculty who are leaders in their field, our certificate programs provide you the opportunity to learn key expertise in today’s business environment. With an additional credential on your résumé, you’ll be able to prove your proficiency in a specialized area of business. If you don’t want to pursue a master’s degree right away, but are interested in taking classes, the certificate program offers a smooth transition if you do decide to pursue a master’s degree. You can also earn a certificate and your graduate business degree at the same time.

Successful certificate students may also be eligible for GMAT waivers into the MBA@Nebraska.

Students with 3+ years of work experience and satisfactory performance in a college of business certificate (generally defined as 3.5 GPA or higher) may also apply for a GMAT/GRE waiver. GMAT/GRE waivers will be determined on a case-by-case basis.

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Business Analytics

12 Credit Hours | 100% Online | Eight-Week Courses

Learn to leverage the power of big data to improve business decision-making. As demand for data analysis grows across industries, you will be equipped with the skills necessary to be successful and gain an edge in this dynamic environment. The certificate prepares you to work collaboratively with information technology and statistical specialists to collect, maintain and analyze data.

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Financial Communications

12 Credit Hours | 100% Online | Eight-Week Courses

Become the go-to voice for your organization when financial markets fluctuate and communicate your organization's financial health through this cutting-edge, joint certificate program.

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Human Resource Management

12 Credit Hours | 100% Online | Eight-Week Courses

Enhance your human resource management skills, become a better leader and expand your understanding of recruitment, selection, performance evaluation, compensation and the legal aspects of employment.

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Marketing Analytics

12 Credit Hours | 100% Online | Eight-Week Courses

Discover how to conduct meaningful marketing analytics to fuel your insights and impact your organization's marketing and sales. Whatever your undergraduate degree or career path, this 12-credit-hour online program provides you with dynamic methods and tools to use the data available to you to make optimal business decisions.

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Strategic Marketing

12 Credit Hours | 100% Online | Eight-Week Courses

Explore how to best make strategic business decisions by using your organization's resources most efficiently to reach your target audiences. Whatever your undergraduate degree or career path, this 12-credit-hour online program provides you with necessary skills and tools to design and implement an effective integrated marketing strategy that drives revenue growth for your company, department of product line.

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Supply Chain Management

12 Credit Hours | 100% Online | Eight-Week Courses

Sharpen your analytical skills and learn to leverage key concepts, tools and technologies to make supply chains faster, more flexible and more efficient. The certificate covers a wide array of important topics, including strategic supply chain design, supply chain planning and forecasting, sourcing and procurement, logistics, distribution and inventory management and lean management principles.

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Supply Chain Analytics

12 Credit Hours | 100% Online | Eight-Week Courses

Learn to analyze data and apply the quantitative methods used by supply chain management professionals. Connect with Nebraska's Big Ten faculty in accessible and relevant online classes while elevating your career with services from a leading career center.

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Explore The Differences Between Our Certificate Programs

Supply Chain Management and Analytics Certificates
Marketing Certificates
The Difference Between Our Supply Chain and Analytics Certificates
Business Analytics

Provides exposure to the key quantitative and analytical methods used to support decision-making across any business domain, including finance, marketing and supply chain management.

Topics:

  • Introduction to Analytics
  • Econometrics
  • Predictive Analytics and Data Mining
  • Simulation and Risk Analysis
  • Linear Programming
  • Database Management
Supply Chain Analytics

Covers the quantitative techniques, analytical methods and software commonly used by supply chain professionals to design, analyze and improve supply chain systems.

Topics:

  • Introduction to Analytics
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Optimization and Simulation Modeling
  • Forecasting and Predictive Analytics
  • Managing Supply Chain Projects
Supply Chain Management

Considers a variety of topics important to firms in all industries as they leverage their operations and supply chains to improve efficiency, enhance customer service and provide a sustainable competitive advantage.

Topics:

  • Supply Chain Strategy
  • Planning and Forecasting
  • Global Sourcing and Procurement
  • Logistics and Distribution
  • Lean Operations
The Difference Between Our Marketing Certificates
Marketing Analytics
Certificate

The online graduate certificate in Marketing Analytics is designed for Sales and Marketing professionals who would like to use marketing-specific data-analytic tools in their decision making.

The course included in this certificate program have been specifically selected to help prospective students understand the cutting-edge analytic tools and techniques useful for areas such as sales forecasting, key-account management, predictive modeling, consumer segmentation, micro-targeting, consumer choice modeling and data mining, for improved decision making.

Strategic Marketing
Certificate

This certificate covers a variety of topics that are important to managers in all industries as they seek to influence marketing levers to provide a sustainable competitive advantage.

The courses included in this certificate program helps prospective students understand the cutting-edge marketing concepts and tactics — from market segmentation and competitive positioning to digital and omni-channel marketing and leveraging marketing research for data-driven analysis.

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If you have immediate questions, contact our Business Graduate Programs Office at businessgrad2@unl.edu or 402-472-2338. For questions about the Financial Communications Certificate, contact Carly Morse, graduate student services coordinator for the College of Journalism and Mass Communications, at 402-472-2055.

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