The certificate program in the Anderson Graduate School of Management
provides holders of the MBA degree an opportunity to further their
professional management education through the regular graduate
seminar offerings of the School. Persons may use the program to:
- Update their professional knowledge;
- Extend their skills into new areas;
- Broaden their managerial outlook.
The program consists of 5 courses (15 credit hours) to
be selected by the student and approved at the time of admission
(the exception is the Management Information Systems concentration
which is six courses). The courses must be completed in post-graduate
status and within 4 years, and a 3.0 (B) average is required for
the certificate. Completion of the certificate will be noted and
appear on your transcript (for example: Post-Masters Professional
Management Certificate; Major: Finance Concentration).
It will be assumed that the applicant has the required prerequisite
courses however some students may lack specific prerequisites, which
must be completed prior to registering for specific concentration
courses. Required prerequisite coursework may not be included in the
15 certificate hours.
Course plans may be filed in the academic areas listed below.
- Financial Management
- Human Resources Management
- Information Assurance
- International Management
- International Management in Latin America
- Management Information Systems
- Management of Technology
- Marketing Management
- Operations Management
- Policy and Planning
Who may be admitted?
Persons holding an MBA degree from the University of New Mexico or
from an AACSB-accredited MBA program.
What credentials are required for admission?
Download the Post Master's Checklist.
Changes in Your Program
Any changes in the proposed coursework to be completed, must be
approved in advance by the appropriate faculty and filed with the
MBA Program Office.
What is the time limit for completion of the program?
May other coursework be substituted for listed seminars?
Only coursework, which would be approved for MBA students, will
be considered as equivalent. The academic area in which your plans
are filed must approve all coursework and any changes.
May nondegree credit hours be transferred for credit in this program?
A maximum of three credit hours completed in nondegree status may
be approved for transfer toward the fifteen-hour certificate requirement. Only grades of A or B are acceptable for this course to count toward the certificate requirement. The student must submit a petition requesting transfer and clarifying the circumstances under which he or she is submitting the request.
What is the policy regarding probations and suspensions?
Students must maintain an overall grade-point average of 3.0
with only three hours of a grade of C allowed toward completing
certificate requirements. Incomplete grades must be removed during
the semester following the one in which they were received.
Normal University tuition fees apply to this program. A $50.00
application fee, payable to the Anderson School of Management must
be submitted with the application.
All students enrolled in the Post-Masters Certificate Program are
responsible for meeting all Anderson School and University academic