The Graduate Certificate program at Florida National University (FNU) is designed with the busy business professional in mind who does not have the time to invest in a full MBA program. However, he or she needs to improve or build his or her skills in a specialized area.
The program incorporates multiple learning features that make it one of the most innovative and advanced graduate certificate programs offered in the area. FNU offers five graduate-level certificate programs: Accounting, Finance, General Management, Health Services Administration, Marketing, and Public Management & Leadership.
Each program is designed so that an individual can earn a certificate in as little as four months.
All enrolled candidates will benefit from:

  • A combination of academic rigor with exposure to real world situation through the use of case study’s from the Harvard Case Library
  • Build communication, presentation and interpersonal skills
  • Team-building skills and one-on-one academic support through video conferencing with fellow students and professors
  • Access to an extensive online library of research journals and data banks
  • Access to simulation programs from the Capsim.TM and the libraries of leading Universities
  • Small Class Sizes that offer personalized attention
  • Course taught by professionals with experience in their field
  • All Courses (12 Credits) are transferrable to the FNU Executive MBA Program anytime within 5 years of receiving a certificate

Certificate in Accounting (12 credits)

This certificate prepares graduates for a career in accounting or to further your studies in the field.
Credit Hours
  • ACG 6205
    Advanced Financial Accounting and Reporting Issues
    3
  • ACG 6306
    Budgeting
    3
  • ACG 6675
    Operational Auditing and Fraud Examination
    3
  • TAX 5020
    Federal Taxes and Management Decisions
    3

Certificate in Finance (12 Credits)

This certificate provides important concepts, theories and practices in finance and management.
Credit Hours
  • FIN 5416
    Applied Managerial Finance II
    3
  • FIN 5246
    Financial Institutions and Markets
    3
  • FIN 5307
    Corporate Finance
    3
  • MAN 5897
    Capstone
    3

Certificate in General Management (12 Credits)

This certificate provides a foundation on the major disciplines within the field of business, as well as managerial skills required for management positions.
Credit Hours
  • FIN 5416
    Applied Managerial Finance II
    3
  • MAN 5508
    Mgmt. & Operations in Service Organizations
    3
  • MAR 5849
    Services Marketing
    3
  • MAN 5897
    Capstone
    3

Certificate in Health Services Administration (12 Credits)

This certificate is designed to prepare students that want to specialize in health services administration by providing them with the basic components of finance, administration and health law required to manage a health care facility or organization.
Credit Hours
  • HSA 5175
    Health Care Finance
    3
  • HSA 5198
    Health Informatics
    3
  • HSA 5425
    Health Care Law & Legislation
    3
  • HSA 5114
    CAPSTONE: U.S. Health Care System
    3

Certificate in Marketing (12 Credits)

This certificate provides the key marketing components and the knowledge of the tools, technology, and tactics needed to successfully market goods and services.
Credit Hours
  • MAR 5849
    Services Marketing
    3
  • MAR 5505
    Consumer Behavior
    3
  • MAR 5157
    International Marketing
    3
  • MAN 5897
    Capstone
    3

Certificate in Public Management & Leadership (12 Credits)

This certificate is designed to extend the students’ understanding of theory and practice in the field of public management.
Credit Hours
  • PAD 5134
    Contemporary Project Management
    3
  • PAD 5207
    Financial Management in Public Organizations
    3
  • PAD 5605
    Administrative Law and Public Policy
    3
  • PAD 5434
    CAPSTONE: The Administration of Public Institutions
    3
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