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Management Certificate

Management Certificate

This program is available at the Beavercreek, Bellefontaine, Online and Springfield - Leffel Lane locations.

The Management certificate provides students with an overview of the business environment and a background for understanding and managing people. It provides them with the foundational knowledge of accounting and financial issues needed by all managers. All courses taken for this certificate are applicable to the associate degree in Management.

All business students are expected to use information technology skills as it applies to course requirements within all management options. 

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Outcomes and Curriculum

Upon completion of the Management certificate, a graduate will be able to do the following:

  • Apply basic business and management concepts, skills, and tools.
  • Analyze quantitative data.
  • Be prepared to enter the workforce with entry-level management skills.
Course Title Credits
MGT 1060 Organizational Behavior 3
ENG 1111 English I 3
ITS 1105 Computer Concepts and Software Applications ^* 3
MTH 1060 Business Mathematics ^***  
or STT 2640 Elementary Statistics I ^***  
or MGT 2450 Data Analytics ^*** 3
-- Arts/Humanities or Social/Behavioral Science elective (GA)** 3
MGT 1120 Principles of Management ^ 3
MGT 2000 Introduction to Project Management  
or MGT 2020 Quality Management 3
ACC 1100 Introduction to Financial Accounting ^ 4
ENG 1112 English II ***  
or ENG 2211 Business Communication *** 3
-- Technical Elective **** 3
  Total credit hours 31
^ Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) Credit available.

* Students with little or no computer background should enroll in ITS 0800 before taking other computer courses. Students without adequate keyboarding skills should enroll in ITS 0810 before taking a computer class.

** Must be a global awareness (GA) course identified in the catalog.

*** Students who plan on transferring courses for advanced degree work should verify the best/appropriate course selection based on the receiving institution's degree requirements.

**** Technical electives must total 3 semester hours. They can come from any combination of courses not already prescribed that use the following course codes: BNK, HRM, INS, LSC, MGT, MKT, ACC, CSD, CSE, EBE (except EBE 1100), ITS (except ITS 0800, ITS 0810, ITS 1100), NTK, OAD, and RES.

The program schedule is designed for full-time students who have completed all prerequisites and who have no college preparatory recommendations. Many individuals, especially part-time students and those taking college preparatory courses, will require additional semesters of study. Students should consult their academic advisor for help in planning their schedules.

Students should follow the recommended sequencing of courses, with consideration to the pre/co requisites, including college preparatory (CPE) requirements.