Prospective students must meet the minimum American University requirements for graduate study. Applicants must have:
An undergraduate degree from an accredited institution with a satisfactory GPA.
Completed any prerequisite courses indicated by program.
One year of work experience.
How to Apply
To apply, please submit an online application including resume, personal statement and $100.00 application fee. Also, please have official transcripts from all Universities attended forwarded to the following address:
Kogod School of Business
4400 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20016
Additional Admissions Information
Individual Graduate Business Certificate Programs may have additional prerequisites.
International Applicants are required to submit official TOEFL (minimum 100 IBT) or IELTS (minimum 7.0) scores. (See International Admissions page for waiver policy.) Please note that Graduate Certificate programs are only offered on a part-time basis, and therefore do not meet the requirements for F-1 or J-1 student visa sponsorship by the University.
Students are admitted (on a rolling basis) to a Graduate Business Certificate program starting in August or January.
Graduate Business Certificate Program Costs
Students enrolled in a Kogod graduate certificate program pay the Kogod per credit rate. The credit rate for the 2012-2013 academic year is $1,261 per credit.
Transferring into a Graduate Degree Program
Up to 12 certificate credits, earned within the minimum academic guidelines, may be applied toward a future Kogod School of Business graduate degree. The student must meet all the admissions requirements of the selected degree program and be accepted to the graduate degree program within two years of completing the business certificate. Click here for more information about graduate degree admissions.
Please contact Graduate Admissions, (202) 885-1913, or email email@example.com.