Certificate Programs

Mays offers certificate programs for undergraduate students who want to explore a particular topic area in more depth. Most are open to all majors, and some are designed for specific majors who wish to specialize in a particular area in the major field of study. Certificates are noted on transcripts. Clicking on the links will take you to more details in the academic unit offering the certificate.

The Certificate in Advertising complements the student’s degree and provides tangible evidence of rigorous academic and experiential preparation for a career in advertising, media, public relations, or a related field.  It is open to all business majors and MS-Marketing graduate students, with academic requirements specific to each group.

The Certificate in Analytics and Consulting complements the student’s degree and provides tangible evidence of rigorous academic and experiential preparation for a career in consulting. It is open all business majors.

The Certificate in Retailing complements the student’s degree and provides tangible evidence of rigorous academic and experiential preparation for a career in retailing.  It is open all business majors.

The Certificate in Sales complements the student’s degree and provides tangible evidence of rigorous academic and experiential preparation for a career in sales. It is open all business majors.

The Certificate in Energy Accounting (CEA) is a great way for students to set themselves apart and find a place in an exciting, competitive industry that provides a wide variety of opportunities – including international experiences. The CEA program is designed to give undergraduate accounting and finance majors high impact learning experiences related to the energy industry.

The Internal Audit Certificate is for accounting majors interested in serving an internal function with a broad focus on areas such as risk management, compliance, fraud investigation, and auditing for operational efficiency and effectiveness may be a good match for a career as an internal auditor.

The Certificate in European Union Business offers Mays students seeking a B.B.A. (any major) or B.S. in Agribusiness degree the opportunity to gain a better understanding of European business by studying its history, politics and business models.

The Certificate in International Business enables students to establish an international business and culture knowledge base that will prepare you to meet global business challenges. The certificate program is open to Mays Business School students seeking a B.B.A.

The Certificate in Latin American Business offers Mays students seeking a B.B.A. (all majors) or B.S. Agribusiness degree the opportunity to gain a better understanding of Latin American business by studying its history, politics and business models.

The Certificate in Not-for-Profit Business offers Mays students the ability to tailor their education towards a career of service. The certificate includes a required internship with a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Not-for-profit organizations make up one of the fastest growing employment sectors in the country and are actively looking for graduates who can use their skills to immediately make an impact.

A Certificate in Entrepreneurial Leadership offers Mays Business School undergraduate students seeking a BBA or BS degree the opportunity to study entrepreneurship in a focused set of courses. The program is designed to develop the competencies needed to successfully create and manage new ventures or to be a driver of innovation within existing enterprises. Emphasis is placed on leadership in three areas: conceiving, exploiting, and managing opportunities.