FAQs

When can I start the program?

We have 5 entry points throughout the year.  New classes begin in January, March, June, August, and October. 

When do classes meet?

Classes meet one night a week from 5:45pm to 9:00pm.  Most classes will meet in Conway Hall.

What is the admission process?

Requirements include a completed application and official transcripts from your master’s degree-granting institution.

Do I need to submit a GMAT or GRE score for admission?

No.  A GMAT or GRE score is not required.

How long will it take to complete the certificate?

The certificate requires 12 credit hours of coursework.  In most cases, this means 6, 2 credit-hour classes completed in about 15 months.

How much does the certificate cost?

Classes are billed at the graduate business tuition rate of $650/credit hour based on 2014/2015 tuition and fees.  The total program cost is $7,800.

Why should I invest in a certificate program?

The Post-MBA Certificate focuses on specific areas that Master of Business Administration graduates may further pursue.  Certificates are designed for graduates who are either changing industries or responsibilities OR would like to enhance their graduate education with up to date information.

Am I able to participate in networking events and utilize career services?

Absolutely!  All students in our graduate business programs are invited to participate in the many networking opportunities offered each year and are able to utilize the on-campus career services department.

I don’t have an MBA but I have a business-related master’s degree.  May I apply to one of the post-graduate certificate programs?

Yes!  Degrees similar to the MBA are also considered for admission into the program.

I received my MBA from Rockhurst. Am I able to use my alumni discount for MBA classes?

With a Rockhurst MBA, you are able to take graduate classes with the alumni discount.