Graduate Certificates

Graduate Certificate


Enroll in short-term certificate programs to prepare for a graduate degree, or simply explore a specific area of business within the John B. and Lillian E. Neff College of Business and Innovation's Graduate Certificates.

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Online Certificates On Campus Certificates


Why Should You Pursue A Graduate Certificate from The University of Toledo?

Graduate certificates are short-term programs perfect for those seeking to explore a specific area of concentration in business. They are ideal for working professionals looking to build upon their undergraduate education to advance in their current careers or to build the foundation for a new one.

Experience what it is like to be a graduate student without having to commit to a full-time program, or simply explore a specific area of business. We offer diverse, flexible options and the college can connect you with the course of study that works best for you.

The total length of business graduate certificate programs will vary by discipline depending on the required number of graduate courses, pre-requisite foundation courses and the desired course load.

The University of Toledo can help you reach whatever dreams you’re willing to work toward. Reach your maximum potential thanks to the dedicated resources and activities just for students of the John B. and Lillian E. Neff College of Business and Innovation.

The Neff College of Business and Innovation Currently Offers the Following Nine Graduate Certificates in business:

  • Business Analytics
  • Business Foundations
  • Corporate Finance
  • Financial Accounting (100% online)
  • Investments
  • Information Systems ERP/SAP
  • Leadership (100% online)
  • Marketing (100% online)
  • Operations and Supply Chain Management
  • Cannabis Management (cross-disciplinary; 100% online)

100% Online certificates are:

  • Cannabis Management
  • Leadership
  • Financial Accounting
  • Marketing

On-Campus certificates are:

  • Leadership 
  • Marketing
  • Corporate Finance 
  • Investments 
  • Operations and Supply Chain Management 
  • Business Analytics 
  • Information Systems ERP/SA
  • Cannabis Management

Women's Leadership Development Certificate Program

This virtual program is designed for professional women who want to take on a leadership role, advance their careers or build leadership competencies.

Each session runs from 9 a.m. to noon and individuals can attend single sessions without earning a certificate. To earn a certificate, participants must attend all four sessions.

The total cost of the Certificate Program is $1,650. Each session can be taken a la carte for $425.

The Course Curriculum includes:

Session 1: The Role of Gender at Work: Dealing With Implicit Bias and Developing Inclusive Workplaces | Tuesday, January 30, 2024
Session 2: Leading With Power and Influence | Tuesday, February 13
Session 3: Strategic Communication and Conflict Management | Tuesday, February 27
Session 4: Emotional Intelligence and Leadership Styles | Tuesday, March 12

The instructor is Margaret (Miggy) M. Hopkins, Ph.D., professor of management at the Neff College of Business and Innovation and an executive coach for over 20 years. She is recognized internationally for her research, and The University of Toledo has honored her with teaching and service awards. Prior to joining academia, she held managerial and leadership roles in the public sector including Chair of the Board of Education for the Cleveland, Ohio Municipal School District; Co-Director of the Mayor’s Office of Competitiveness in Cleveland, Ohio; and Deputy Director of the Governor’s Office for Northeast Ohio.

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Last Updated: 3/27/24