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Curriculum & Learning Environment

Types of Certificates | Real-World Faculty

Curriculum & Learning Environment

Individuals can use those certificates to advance in their careers, and stacking three certificates, along with a capstone project, can allow them to earn enough credits for an MBA.


Types of Business Certificates

Accounting

Our Accounting certificate of completion is especially useful to those who want to better understand cost management, budgeting, and practical finance without becoming a CPA. This certificate of completion will give students greater confidence in understanding and making decisions about financial matters in their organization.

To complete the Accounting Certification, students will take four courses. View the course descriptions in the Academic Catalog.

Business Intelligence & Data Analysis

The ability to understand and analyze “big data” is a growing need for organizations. Knowing how to take a large quantity of information and distill it down to identify trends and associations between data points will help companies make better decisions and strengthen strategies. Our certificate of completion in Business Intelligence & Data Analysis equips students with the tools and concepts to comprehend, interpret, and use data to make informed decisions across the organization – new products, cost, production, and markets.

To complete the Business Intelligence & Data Analysis Certification, students will take four courses. View the course descriptions in the Academic Catalog.

Business Strategy

The Midland graduate-level certificate of completion in Business Strategy prepares managers and individual contributors with the skills needed to work with a company or functional unit to identify opportunities and build strategic plans. Courses in the certificate emphasize data collection and analysis, understanding how strategies fit into the larger context of the organization, and implementing new strategy through change management.

Certificate Learning Outcomes:

  • Evaluate business opportunities against market needs and organizational mission & strengths
    Apply business strategy models to execute organizational objectives
    Effectively manage the processes of change and strategy implementation

To complete the Business Strategy Certification, students will take four courses. Contact your advisor to learn more.

Entrepreneurial Leadership

Entrepreneurs and intrapreneurs alike will be interested in the Entrepreneurial Leadership certificate of completion. Finding innovative solutions to real needs is at the heart of entrepreneurship. Students will gain the skills necessary to start up a business from the ground up, or infuse their existing company with a new direction.

To complete the Entrepreneurial Leadership Certification, students will take four courses. View the course descriptions in the Academic Catalog.

Finance

Making sound financial decisions and adding value to the organization are key skills for managers. The Finance certificate of completion at Midland is designed to equip students with an increased practicality when making financial decisions on behalf of the business, with special attention on value creation and capital investments. Building on a solid foundation of concentration will benefit individuals who want to hone their financial decision-making skills.

To complete the Finance Certification, students will take four courses. View the course descriptions in the Academic Catalog.

Healthcare Management

Healthcare Management is a specialized field that combines an understanding of, and interest in, healthcare with solid business acumen. Employment of medical and health services managers are projected to grow 32 percent (from 2019 to 2029) faster than the average of all occupations.

The Midland graduate certificate of completion in Healthcare Management prepares students to master leadership skills and capabilities required to succeed as a healthcare manager and lead using best practices in management, data analysis, and healthcare governance.

Healthcare Management courses are offered in partnership with Nebraska Methodist College, one of the nation’s top accredited allied health colleges.

To complete the Healthcare Management Certification, students will take a total of eight courses. View the course descriptions in the Academic Catalog.

Marketing Management

The Marketing Management certificate of completion is designed to equip students with the skills needed to research and identify trends in the market in order to develop successful strategies for product and service growth.

The courses focus on understanding the voice of the customer in order to develop, communicate, and apply critical pricing, communication, design, and distribution tactics.

A marketing certificate of completion can be valuable to a wide range of professionals. Key topics include: competitive advantage, segmentation, relationship development, and competitive positioning.

To complete the Marketing Management Certification, students will take four courses. View the course descriptions in the Academic Catalog.

Project Management

Project management is at the core of all work organizations that seek to accomplish simple to highly complex tasks. The demand for this type of skill continues to increase across industries every day.

The Project Management Certificate program provides exposure and experience with some of the most popular concepts, texts, and methodologies, including Six Sigma, Lean, Agile, Scrum, Innovation, and several more to help you become a professional in Project Management.

To complete the Project Management Certification, students will take four courses. View the course descriptions in the Academic Catalog.


Real-World Faculty

Students working on completing their desired certificate of completion will participate in courses with our MBA students. All students work with our expert practitioner faculty to complete their desired certificate of completion. Students will gain exposure to some of the most popular concepts, texts, and methodologies in their desired field.

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