The W. A. Franke College of Business Certificates

General Information

We offer a number of non-degree certificates, some of which are open to all NAU students.

 

We guarantee your acceptance into any of our certificate plans that are open to all NAU students if you have:

If you have a grade point average of less than 2.75 but at least 2.5, we will admit you into a certificate plan on a space-available basis, based on the rank order of your grade point average.

 

For a list of certificates open to nonbusiness majors, contact the Office of Academic Services in The W. A. Franke College of Business. If you are not a business major but wish to complete a certificate through The W. A. Franke College of Business, you must apply to the Office of Academic Services.

 

Check NAU's Course Catalog for a list of current prerequisites for certificate courses.

 

Also note that you must have junior status in order to enroll in upper-division business courses.

 

Finally, you should know that you must have at least 6 units of certificate coursework that are not used in your major or other certificates, and you must complete at least 6 units of certificate coursework at NAU.

Certificate in Accounting

To complete this certificate, you take the following 18 units with a cumulative grade point average of 2.00:

Be aware that some courses required for this certificate may have prerequisites that you must also take. Check NAU's Course Catalog to find out.

 

Please note that this certificate is not available for accounting majors.

Certificate in Business Economics

To complete this certificate, you take the following 15 units with a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.00:

Be aware that some courses required for this certificate may have prerequisites that you must also take. Check NAUís Course Catalog to find out.

 

Please note that this certificate is not available for economics or business economics majors.

Certificate in Corporate Financial Management

To complete this certificate, you take the following 15 units with a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.00:

Please note that if you are a finance major, you canít use FIN 451 in both your major and this certificate; instead, take FIN 431.

Be aware that some courses required for this certificate may have prerequisites that you must also take. Check NAUís Course Catalog to find out.

 

Please note that this certificate is available for business majors only.

Certificate in Customer Service

To complete this certificate, you take the following 15 units with a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.00:

Be aware that some courses required for this certificate may have prerequisites that you must also take. Check NAUís Course Catalog to find out.

Certificate in Enterprise Systems

To complete this certificate, you take the following 15 units with a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.00:

If you are a CIS major, you may need to take an additional upper division CIS course to complete the 6 units in the certificate that aren't used in your major or any other academic plan.  See your advisor for more information.

 

Be aware that some courses required for this certificate may have prerequisites that you must also take. Check NAUís Course Catalog to find out.

Certificate in Entrepreneurship

To complete this certificate, you take the following 15 units with a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.00:

Be aware that some courses required for this certificate may have prerequisites that you must also take. Check NAUís Course Catalog to find out.

 

Please note that this certificate is available for business majors only.

Certificate in General Management

To complete this certificate, you take the following 15 units with a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.00:

Be aware that some courses required for this certificate may have prerequisites that you must also take. Check NAUís Course Catalog to find out.

 

Please note that this certificate is not available for management majors.

Certificate in Human Resource Management

To complete this certificate, you take the following 15-16 units with a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.00:

Be aware that some courses required for this certificate may have prerequisites that you must also take. Check NAUís Course Catalog to find out.

Certificate in International Business Studies

This certificate is available to qualifying students pursuing either the B.S. in Accountancy or the B.S.B.A.

 

To be admitted to this certificate plan, you must be a business major and have an approved plan for completing the following requirements:

Please note that you must have a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.00 for this certificate.

 

Be aware that some courses required for this certificate may have prerequisites that you must also take. Check NAUís Course Catalog to find out.

 

Please note that this certificate is available for business majors only.

Certificate in Investments

To complete this certificate, you take the following 15 units with a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.00:

Be aware that some courses required for this certificate may have prerequisites that you must also take. Check NAUís Course Catalog to find out.

 

Please note that this certificate is available for business majors only.

Certificate in Promotion and Marketing Communication

To complete this certificate, you take the following 15 units with a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.00:

Be aware that some courses required for this certificate may have prerequisites that you must also take. Check NAUís Course Catalog to find out.

Certificate in Systems Administration and Security

To complete this certificate, you take the following 15 units with a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.00:

If you are a CIS major, you may need to take an additional upper division CIS course to complete the 6 units in the certificate that aren't used in your major or any other academic plan.  See your advisor for more information.

 

Be aware that some courses required for this certificate may have prerequisites that you must also take. Check NAUís course catalog to find out.