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Drury GO Business Essentials Certificate

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The Business Essentials Certificate provides an opportunity to gain a broad understanding of business practices and economic processes, the role of business and economics in the world marketplace, and an awareness of the major business issues that confront society.

In addition, students who successfully complete the Business Essentials Certificate with an overall GPA of 3.0 will satisfy all prerequisites for the Breech MBA program.

Business Essentials – 30 Credits
Can be pursued before an associate


Why take this certificate?

  • Understand business practices and the role of business and economics in the world marketplace
  • Develop an awareness of the major business issues that confront society
  • Get a head start on the MBA program

Who is it for?

Professionals or students who need to:

  • Acquire financial accounting knowledge
  • Gain managerial decision-making and financial statement analysis skills
  • Advance leadership development and evaluation skills

Careers

  • Advertising
  • Marketing
  • Sales
  • Human Resources
  • Finance
  • Operations Management

Admission Policy

To be admitted to the Business Essentials Certificate, a student must:

  1. Be officially admitted to Drury University.
  2. Complete a declaration of the Business Essentials Certificate.
  3. Read and sign the Breech Student Honor Code.
  4. Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75 on all Drury University coursework.

Due to curricular overlap, students pursuing the Business Essentials Certificate may not earn the Business and Entrepreneurship Minor nor the Associate of Science in Business Administration. Students earning the certificate may not enroll in PMBA 501.