Helzberg School of Management – Management Certification

Think Big Picture in any Business Environment

The Helzberg School of Management at Rockhurst University is proud to offer a Management Certificate program that develops business leaders across a variety of industries. With this personalized program, you can strengthen your strategic and management competencies while tailoring your studies to fit your career goals.   

Management Certificate: Who Should Apply?

The Management Certificate is designed for working professionals with a desire to build a solid foundation in business and management practices. If you currently manage employees or resources or aspire to in the future, then this certificate program is perfect for you.

Certificate Program Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the Business Management Certificate program, students will be able to:

  • Plan, develop and execute strategies to drive organizational success
  • Learn key management principles to effectively motivate and lead employees
  • Analyze factors that influence organizational efficiency
  • Align corporate strategic priorities with your business unit goals
  • Communicate a shared vision for your organization

Management Jobs: What You Should Know

  • The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2024, management jobs will grow 6%, which will result in about 505,400 new positions.
  • The 2014 median annual wage for management occupations was $97,230, which was the highest wage of all the major occupational groups.

Certificate Program Curriculum

With flexible evening classes that fit your schedule, the average program completion time is just 15 months. Students may choose any 12 credit hours from a management-course design. Courses are chosen based on student’s interests and career goals.

Program Information and Requirements

  • No GMAT or GRE scores required
  • Classes begin in January, March, June, August and October, and meet one night per week
  • The certificate requires 12 credit hours of coursework
  • Networking and career services opportunities are available to all students

Apply This Certificate Toward a Management Degree

The Management Certificate can be a stand-alone credential or the graduate credits may be applied toward a Helzberg MBA.


Contact Us
For questions or additional information contact Matthew Honeycutt, director of graduate business admissions, at 816-501-4823 or matthew.honeycutt@rockhurst.edu. For additional online information, visit rockhurst.edu/helzberg