MBA Prep Certificate

The MBA Prep Certificate is designed for students who:

  • ‌Have completed a bachelor's degree and are now interested in pursuing a Masters in Business Administration but who do not have the required foundational business knowledge or coursework to proceed
  • Are looking for a sound foundation in accounting, economics, finance, and applied business mathematics

Students earn a certificate and fulfill the MBA program entry requirements at the same time. The certificate can be completed in two semesters.


Course offerings vary each semester - check the course schedule for exact dates.


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Certificate Requirements

Prospective students must have already completed a Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college AND complete all prerequisites stated in the program description. Students may not count certificate courses towards any Bachelor's degree major or minor requirements. All courses are offered for credit unless otherwise specified.

Course Requirements

Complete the following 4 (12 credits) courses:

EC 11 Introduction to Microeconomics
EC 12 Introduction to Macroeconomics
MA 17 Introduction to Probability and Statistics
MA 19 Introduction to Calculus
It is recommended that all students who complete this certificate for an MBA should also complete a GMAT prep course prior to taking GMATs.


For more information, contact Patricia Pivarnik by phone at (203) 254-4307 or e-mail.

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