Helzberg School of Management - Graduate Certificate Programs

The Helzberg School of Management offers a variety of graduate certificates to meet your needs, allowing you to enhance your knowledge and skills in one focused area. Certificates are available in:

  • Business Intelligence
  • Data Science and Business Analytics
  • Finance
  • Fundraising Leadership
  • Health care management
  • Human Capital
  • Management
  • Nonprofit administration
  • Organizational Development
  • Science Leadership

Whether you're looking to change industries or responsibilities in your current position, or eager to enhance your graduate education with up-to-date information, these certificates are designed for you.

Program requirements consist of a minimum of 12 credit hours of advanced graduate coursework in a specific discipline. Average completion time is six terms, or 15 months. Upon completion, you will be awarded a certificate from Rockhurst University and the Helzberg School of Management.

As a Helzberg student, you will have full access to Helzberg professional coaches as well as our Career Center. In addition, you are invited to participate in all graduate business personal and professional development programs, mentoring and networking events.

To get started, you must meet the following requirements:

  • Completed application (submitted online)
  • Official transcripts from your degree-granting college and or university 

Curriculum

Certificate in Business Intelligence

Program details

  • BIA 6300: Business Intelligence, 2 credit hours
  • BIA 6301S: Applied Data Mining, 2 credit hours
  • BIA 6302S: Data Visualization, 2 credit hours
  • BIA 6306S: Web and Social Media Analytics, 2 credit hours
  • BIA 6307S: Dashboard Creation and Implementation, 2 credit hours
  • BIA 6308S: Analytics and Strategy, 2 credit hours

Required Prerequisites: Into to R, Intro to Python, Linear and Multivariate Models, Databases for Analytics

Certificate in Data Science and Business Analytics

Program details

  • BIA 6300: Business Intelligence, 2 credit hours
  • BIA 6301S: Applied Data Mining, 2 credit hours
  • BIA 6302S: Data Visualization, 2 credit hours
  • BIA 6303S: Predictive Models, 2 credit hours
  • BIA 6304S: Text Mining, 2 credit hours
  • BIA 6305S: Preparation and Analysis for Big Data, 2 credit hours

Required Prerequisites: Into to R, Intro to Python, Linear and Multivariate Models, Databases for Analytics

Certificate in Finance

Program details

  • FN 6420: Financial Risk Management, 2 credit hours
  • FN 6600: Investments, 2 credit hours
  • FN 6560: Corporate Financial Planning, 2 credit hours
  • FN 6410: Venture Capital, 2 credit hours
  • FN 6460: Personal Financial Planning, 2 credit hours
  • AC 6800: Fraud Examination, 2 credit hours

Required prerequisite: ACFN 6310 - Financial Strategy. This course can be waived based on prior similar graduate finance coursework.

Certificate in Fundraising Leadership

Program details

  • FD 6000: Developing Annual Sustainability, 3 credit hours
  • FD 6100: Major Gifts and Capital Campaigns, 3 credit hours
  • FD 6200: Technology and Marketing Trends in Fundraising, 3 credit hours
  • FD 6300: Prospect Research and Proposal Writing, 3 credit hours

Certificate in Health Care Management (Select 12 credit hours)

Program details

  • HC 6150: Health Care Systems, 2 credit hours
  • HC 6200: Provider Reimbursement, 2 credit hours
  • HC 6400: Health Information Technology, 2 credit hours
  • HC 6325: Health Policy, 2 credit hours
  • HC 6350: Quality Improvement in Health Care, 2 credit hours
  • NP 6010: Administration of Nonprofit Organizations, 3 credit hours
  • One 6000-level management class not listed above

Certificate in Human Capital

Program details

  • MG 6390: Conflict Management and Negotiation, 2 credit hours
  • MG 6001: Spirituality and Values Leadership, 2 credit hours
  • MG 6380: HR and Managing People, 2 credit hours
  • MG 6420: Organizational Development and Consulting, 2 credit hours
  • MG 6540: Cross Culture Management, 2 credit hours
  • MG 6680: Organizational Change, 2 credit hours

Certificate in Management

Program details

  • Any 12 credit hours from a management-designed class. Courses are chosen based on student’s interests and goals.

Certificate in Nonprofit Administration (Select 12 credit hours)

Program details

  • NP 6010: Administration of Nonprofit Organizations, 3 credit hours
  • NP 6060: Financial Management for Nonprofit Organizations, 3 credit hours
  • FD 6000: Developing Annual Sustainability, 3 credit hours
  • FD 6100: Major Gifts and Capital Campaigns, 3 credit hours
  • FD 6200: Technology and Marketing Trends in Fundraising, 3 credit hours
  • FD 6300: Prospect Research and Proposal Writing. 3 credit hours
  • MG 6170: Social Entrepreneurship, 3 credit hours

Certificate in Organizational Development

Program details

  • MG 6275: Developing Leaders in Organizations, 2 credit hours
  • MG 6001: Spirituality and Values in Leadership, 2 credit hours
  • MG 6460: Innovation, 2 credit hours
  • MG 6420: Organizational Development and Consulting, 2 credit hours
  • MG 6430: Organizational Theory & Design, 2 credit hours
  • MG 6680: Organizational Change, 2 credit hours

Certificate in Science Leadership

Program details

  • MG 6008: Managerial Communications, 2 credit hours
  • MG 6310: Organizational Behavior, 2 credit hours
  • MG Elective, 2 credit hours
  • MG 6320: Project Management, 2 credit hours
  • ACFN 6300: Financial decision making for managers, 2 credit hours
  • MG 6375: Leadership, 2 credit hours