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Advanced Certificate in Business Administration


The Advanced Certificate in Business Administration is an 18-credit, graduate program designed for individuals seeking to strengthen their business acumen.  This innovative program would combine classroom and experiential learning to develop their knowledge, skills, and competencies that the market demands and to add value to your organization.

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This program offers the following benefits:

  • Evenings and weekend classes are offered at our Queens or Manhattan campuses, or online, allowing you to stay on your career track and complete the program in two years.
  • All advanced certificate program courses may count towards our Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) program.
  • Admission is based on a portfolio approach that considers work experience, veteran status and academic background (may include GRE or GMAT waiver).
  • Prior graduate course work (up to six credits) may be transferred into the program, pending approval.


The Advanced Certificate in Business Administration program requires three courses (9 credits) from the M.B.A. business core.  The business core courses are as follows:

  • ACC 602 Global Financial and Managerial Reporting
  • FIN 607 Financial Management
  • MGT 601 Managing for Global Success

The certificate program will also require three courses (9 credits) from any graduate business course offered by the Tobin College of Business. Students must successfully complete all six courses within a three-year period.


Detailed application requirements may be viewed at The Peter J. Tobin College of Business Programs page.

Office of Graduate Admissions
8000 Utopia Parkway
The Peter J. Tobin College of Business, Room 114
Queens, NY 11439
Tel: 718-990-1345
Fax: 718-990-5242
[email protected]

For Advanced Certificate applicants requesting a GMAT/GRE waiver please submit the online application, all transcripts, and resume. International Students should also submit the foreign credit evaluation and TOEFL/IELTS scores.  Once complete, please email [email protected] to request waiver consideration.

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Department Contact

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Adrian P. Fitzsimons, M.B.A., Ph.D., C.P.A.

Associate Dean of Academic Programs