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Administrative Essentials

Graduate Certificate

Program Overview

Becoming a leader takes years of practice. But you can jump-start your learning curve with a graduate certificate in administrative essentials.

Program Snapshot

Program Type: Part-Time
Location: On-Campus, Online, Global Campus
Program Length: 1 year
Credit Hours: 18

Why This Program & What You'll Learn

As a leader of people, this graduate certificate builds credentials and skills that can be completed in months instead of years. If you're a rising administrator, it develops critical management skills, makes you more effective on the job, and gives you skills you can use immediately.

This flexible program offers nights and weekends course options, so you can learn on your own schedule. You'll study and demonstrate topics that show employers you have the skills they're looking for. You'll learn about these leadership foundational skills:

  • Strategic planning.
  • Multiculturalism and diversity.
  • Ethics and legal matters.
  • Financial analysis.
  • Organizational dynamics.
  • Emotional Intelligence.

Program Highlights

The administrative essentials graduate certificate will sharpen your personal brand as you pursue your career goals.

  • Credits earned toward your graduate certificate will transfer toward a master of science in administration in all concentrations.
  • This hybrid program offers courses on-campus, online, and at Global Campus satellite locations: Clinton Township Center; Dearborn Center; East Lansing Center; Grand Rapids Center; Saginaw Center; Southfield Center; and Troy Center and select military locations.
  • Graduate certificates give employers an affordable, innovative way to improve their leadership teams and build a shared knowledge base.

Careers & Outcomes

A graduate certificate in administrative essentials can help you take the next step in your career.

Career Projected Salary
Sales & Marketing Manager $56,380
Education Program Manager $60,931
Business Development Manager $75,408
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