Graduate and Post-MBA Certificates

The Helzberg School of Management offers a variety of post-MBA certificates to meet your needs, allowing you to enhance your knowledge and skills in one focused area. Certificates are available in:

  • Finance
  • Health care management
  • International business
  • Management
  • Nonprofit administration

Whether you're looking to change industries or responsibilities in your current position, or eager to enhance your graduate education with up-to-date information, these certificates are designed for you.

Our post-MBA certificates are open to those who have already earned an MBA from a regionally accredited institution. Those with another master's degree in a closely related business or management field may also be considered.

Program requirements consist of a minimum of 12 credit hours of advanced graduate coursework in a specific discipline. Average completion time is six terms, or 15 months. Upon completion, you will be awarded a certificate from Rockhurst University and the Helzberg School of Management.

As a Helzberg student, you will have full access to Helzberg professional coaches as well as our Career Center. In addition, you are invited to participate in all MBA personal and professional development programs, mentoring and networking events.

To get started, you must meet the following requirements:

  • Completed application (submitted online or paper copy)
  • Official transcripts from all degree-granting colleges and universities 

Post-MBA Certificates Curriculum

Post-MBA Certificate in Finance (Select 12 credit hours)*
  • FN 6420  - Financial Risk Management, 2 credit hours
  • FN 6600 - Investments, 2 credit hours
  • FN 6560 - Corporate Financial Planning, 2 credit hours
  • FN 6410 - Venture Capital, 2 credit hours
  • FN 6460 - Personal Financial Planning, 2 credit hours
  • ACFN 6350 - Contemporary Issues in Accounting and Finance, 2 credit hours
  • AC 6800 - Fraud Examination, 2 credit hours

*Required prerequisite: ACFN 6310 - Financial Strategy. This course can be waived based on prior similar graduate finance coursework.

Post-MBA Certificate in Health Care Management (Select 12 credit hours)
  • HC 6150 - Health Care Systems, 2 credit hours
  • HC 6200 - Provider Reimbursement, 2 credit hours
  • HC 6400 - Health Information Technology, 2 credit hours
  • HC 6325 - Health Policy, 2 credit hours
  • HC 6350 - Quality Improvement in Health Care, 2 credit hours
  • NP 6010 - Administration of Nonprofit Organizations, 3 credit hours
  • One 6000-level management class not listed above
Post-MBA Certificate in International Business (Select 12 credit hours)
  • BUS6100 - Global Markets, 2 credit hours
  • MG6540 - Cross-Cultural Management, 2 credit hours
  • EC6600 - International Economics and Trade, 2 credit hours
  • AC6510 - International Accounting Issues, 2 credit hours
  • BUS6360 - Business in the European Union, 1 credit hour
  • BUS6461 - Business in Asia, 1 credit hour
  • MK6510 - International Marketing, 2 credit hours
Post-MBA Certificate in Management (Select 12 credit hours)
  • Any 8 credit hours from a management-designed class*
  • Any 4 credit hours from a business-designed class*
Post-MBA Certificate in Non-Profit Administration (Select 12 credit hours)
  • NP 6010 - Administration of Nonprofit Organizations, 3 credit hours
  • NP 6060 - Financial Management for Nonprofit Organizations, 3 credit hours
  • FD 6000 - Developing Annual Sustainability, 3 credit hours
  • FD 6100 - Major Gifts and Capital Campaigns, 3 credit hours
  • FD 6200 - Technology and Marketing Trends in Fundraising, 3 credit hours
  • FD 6300 - Prospect Research and Proposal Writing. 3 credit hours
  • BUS 6170 - Social Entrepreneurship, 3 credit hours