The Graduate Certificate in New Venture Management (GCNVM) is comprised of graduate classes currently offered through the Business Administration M.B.A. curriculum. The Graduate Certificate is designed for those students wishing to gain knowledge or update their knowledge in the specific area of New Venture Management. The Graduate Certificate is not a degree program and completion of this program indicates an expertise in a narrow specialty, not general expertise in all areas of business.
Admission requirements include an undergraduate degree with a GPA of 3.00 or higher, and either relevant work experience or a GMAT of 550 or higher. Relevant work experience is a minimum of 3 years experience in a relevant business-related position. The determination of what is considered relevant work experience will be made by the Coordinator of Non Degree Programs in the College of Business.
If desired, upon successful completion of the program, students may apply for admittance into the Business Administration M.B.A. . General admission requirements for the Evening MBA Program include: an undergraduate degree with a GPA of 3.00 or higher and a Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) score of 550 or higher.
The Graduate Certificate in New Venture Management (GCNVM) is a 5 course, 15 credit hour program, comprising:
There are no pre-requisites for MBA715, however, the remaining four courses require the completion of the MBA Core or admission to the Graduate Certificate in New Venture Management as a pre-requisite.
Students must have a minimum of a 3.0 GPA in the program to receive the Graduate Certificate in New Venture Management.