This program is pending approval by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities, which accredits WSU.
The Graduate Certificate in Business Development is designed to provide business professionals with the knowledge and skills needed to effectively start new businesses, market products and services, sell effectively, analyze data, and make strategic business decisions.
The certificate can be completed as a part of the WSU MBA Program in the Goddard School of Business and Economics or as a stand-alone certificate. The courses will be offered in a hybrid delivery format with eight weeks of face-to-face interaction enhanced by online discussions and learning activities.
MBA Program Director: Dr. Shaun Hansen, 425-231-9770 MBA Enrollment Director: Andrew Wright, 801-395-3528 MBA Department Administrative Specialist: Sally Taylor 801-395-3519 Location: Davis Campus - 2750 University Park Blvd., Layton
Program Prerequisite: Applicants must possess a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution or be in the final stage of completing the undergraduate degree. Completion of a course in college algebra or equivalent is required to enroll in MBA courses. Basic computer competency is also required.
Grade Requirements: Students must complete all MBA program courses with a grade of “C” or higher. In addition, the overall program GPA must be 3.0 or higher.
Credit Hours Requirements: Fifteen credit hours of MBA courses.