Helzberg School of Management – Graduate Certificate Programs

The Helzberg School of Management at Rockhurst University offers a variety of graduate certificates to meet your needs, allowing you to enhance your knowledge and skills in a focused area. We're proud to offer the following graduate certificates:

  • Analytics and Insights (choose from three distinct tracks)
  • Finance
  • Health Care Management
  • Human Capital
  • Management
  • Nonprofit Leadership
  • Organizational Development
  • Science Leadership

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.

Graduate certificate 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 nationally recognized Helzberg School of Management.

As a Helzberg student, you can be your best with full access to Helzberg professional coaches, as well as the Career Center on our Kansas City, Missouri, campus. In addition, you are invited to participate in all graduate business personal and professional development programs, mentoring and networking events.

To get started pursuing a graduate certificate, you must meet the following requirements:

  • Complete application (submitted online)
  • Submit official transcripts from your degree-granting college and/or university
  • Submit a professional resume

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Graduate Certificate Curriculum

Certificate in Analytics and Insights – Business Intelligence Track

Program Details

  • BIA 6300: Business Intelligence, 2 credit hours
  • BIA 6301: Applied Data Mining, 2 credit hours
  • BIA 6302: Data Visualization, 2 credit hours
  • BIA 6306: Web and Social Media Analytics, 2 credit hours
  • BIA 6307: Performance Metrics & Dashboards, 2 credit hours
  • BIA 6308: Analytics and Strategy, 2 credit hours

Required prerequisites: Into to R, Intro to Python, Statistics and Machine Learning, Databases for Analytics

Certificate in Analytics and Insights – Data Science Track

Program Details

  • BIA 6300: Business Intelligence, 2 credit hours
  • BIA 6301: Applied Data Mining, 2 credit hours
  • BIA 6302: Data Visualization, 2 credit hours
  • BIA 6303: Predictive Models, 2 credit hours
  • BIA 6304: Text Mining, 2 credit hours
  • BIA 6305: Big Data Analytics, 2 credit hours

Required prerequisites: Into to R, Intro to Python, Statistics and Machine Learning, Databases for Analytics

Certificate in Analytics and Insights – Health Analytics Track

Program Details

  • BIA 6300: Business Intelligence, 2 credit hours
  • BIA 6301: Applied Data Mining, 2 credit hours
  • BIA 6302: Data Visualization, 2 credit hours
  • HC 6125: Health Systems, 2 credit hours
  • HC 6400: Health Information Technology, 2 credit hours
  • HC 6350: Quality Improvement in Health Care, 2 credit hours

Required prerequisites: Into to R, Intro to Python, Statistics and Machine Learning, Databases for Analytics

Certificate in Finance

Program Details

  • FN 6420: Financial Risk Management, 2 credit hours
  • FN 6600: Investments, 2 credit hours
  • FN 6320: Mergers and Acquisitions, 2 credit hours
  • FN 6410: Venture Capital, 2 credit hours
  • FN 6460: Personal Financial Planning, 2 credit hours
  • AC 6800: Fraud Examination, 2 credit hours

Required prerequisite: FN 6310 – Financial Strategy and Decision-making. This course can be waived based on prior similar graduate finance coursework.

Certificate in Health Care Management (Select 12 credit hours)

Program Details

  • 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

Certificate in Human Capital (Select 12 credit hours)

Program Details

  • MG 6390: Conflict Management and Negotiation, 2 credit hours
  • MG 6001: Spirituality and Values Leadership, 2 credit hours
  • MG 6380: HR and Managing People, 2 credit hours
  • MG 6420: Organizational Development and Consulting, 2 credit hours
  • MG 6540: Cross Culture Management, 2 credit hours
  • MG 6680: Organizational Change, 2 credit hours

Certificate in Management

Program Details

  • Any 12 credit hours from a management-designed class. Courses are chosen based on student’s interests and goals.

Certificate in Nonprofit Leadership (Select 12 credit hours)

Program Details

  • NP 6010: Nonprofit Governance and Executive Leadership, 3 credit hours
  • NP 6050: Resource Development for Social Impact, 3 credit hours
  • NP 6090: Program Planning and Evaluation, 3 credit hours
  • NP 6200: Marketing Communications for Nonprofits in the Digital Age, 3 credit hours
  • NP 6300: Charitable Giving and Relationship Management Seminar, 3 credit hours

Certificate in Organizational Development

Program Details

  • MG 6275: Developing Leaders in Organizations, 2 credit hours
  • MG 6001: Spirituality and Values in Leadership, 2 credit hours
  • MG 6460: Innovation, 2 credit hours
  • MG 6420: Organizational Development and Consulting, 2 credit hours
  • MG 6430: Organizational Theory & Design, 2 credit hours
  • MG 6680: Organizational Change, 2 credit hours

Certificate in Science Leadership

Program Details

  • MG 6008: Managerial Communications, 2 credit hours
  • MG 6310: Organizational Behavior, 2 credit hours
  • MG Elective, 2 credit hours
  • MG 6320: Project Management, 2 credit hours
  • ACFN 6300: Financial decision making for managers, 2 credit hours
  • MG 6375: Leadership, 2 credit hours