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Advanced Business Undergraduate Certificate Online Undergraduate Certificate Program


100% Online

24/7 Access to Coursework

Semester Schedule

Two 7-Week Terms Per Semester

Three Semesters Per Year

Credit Hours Required


Time Commitment

10-17 Hours Per Course Per Week

*Some courses in this certificate program may have prerequisites. Cost

Cost per Credit


$250 Active Duty Military


Fast & Free Application

Apply By

April 10, 2020

Classes Start

May 11, 2020

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Explore Advanced Business Undergraduate Certificate

Take your business skills to the next level with an undergraduate certificate in advanced business. You'll gain exposure to a wide array of integrated business disciplines, and can customize and maximize your learning experience by choosing a sequence of courses that align with your interests. Subject areas include accounting, organizational development, human resource management, logistics and supply chain management, cybersecurity, healthcare, law, and project management.

This certificate can be taken as a stand-alone program, or can be used as a stepping stone on the way to obtaining your online associate degree in business management or online bachelor's degree in business management.

Build Your Career Future

We understand how important it is for busy working adults to gain knowledge and expertise quickly, which is why our advanced business certificate coursework is applicable to the workplace from day one. Whether you've already earned an undergraduate degree or you're currently pursuing your bachelor's degree, an advanced business certificate is a great way to earn a credential in the field, get your resume noticed, and demonstrate proficiency in a focused area of knowledge.

Academic Excellence and Recognition

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Regionally accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education

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Ranked among the Best Online Bachelor’s Programs by U.S. News & World Report

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Designated as a Military Friendly School for our commitment to the military community

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Named among the top MBA programs by Abound/Colleges of Distinction

Gain New Skills with a Certificate

Business and financial occupations are expected to grow 7% from 2018 to 2028, faster than the average growth for all fields, as a result of an increasingly complex global business landscape.

 *Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), 2019

Top reasons to pursue a certificate

  • Enter a new field
  • Build new skills
  • Gain knowledge on your way towards a degree
  • Differentiate your resume
  • Earn a credential
  • Demonstrate proficiency in a focused area of learning
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Program Details

Learn more about Champlain's 100% online advanced business undergraduate certificate, designed for working professionals.

Champlain's online advanced business courses encompass the top skills needed by today's business professionals.

Choose 5 courses total (15 credits) from any of the following program areas: 


  • Intermediate Accounting I
  • Intermediate Accounting II
  • Forensic Accounting
  • Federal Taxes
  • Cost Accounting
  • Auditing

IT & Cybersecurity

  • Introduction to Python
  • Introduction to Operating Systems
  • The Landscape of Internet Security
  • Risk In An Uncertain World
  • Cyber Warfare and Cyber Crime
  • Introduction to Cybersecurity


  • Criminal Law
  • Law of Searching & Seizing Digital Evidence
  • Business Law II
  • Employment Law


  • Navigating The US Healthcare System
  • Information Systems in Healthcare Organizations
  • Health Finance and Economics

Human Resource Management

  • Managing Talent
  • Strategic Human Resource Management
  • Compensation and Benefits
  • Conflict Engagement

Supply Chain Management & Logistics

  • Fulfilling Supply Chain Demand
  • Transportation Management
  • Securing Resources
  • Integrating The Supply Chain

Organizational Development

  • Organizational Development
  • Organizational Communication
  • Social Interaction in the Digital Age

Project Management

  • Project Management II
  • Project Development & Risk
  • Agile Project Management

Graduates of the online advanced business certificate program will demonstrate the following industry-specific skills, knowledge, and competencies:

  • Leverage knowledge and understanding from a multidisciplinary approach to business education.
  • Analyze the impact of functional areas in business decision-making, including how functional areas affect decisions, and how decisions affect functional areas. 

Champlain College Online's business faculty, led by Program Director Dr. Linda Miller, are expert practitioners in the field. Their industry expertise ensures that our advanced business certificate curriculum is aligned with the needs of employers, and reflects the skills today’s business professionals need for success. Classes led by our seasoned experts will give you real-world insight into the field, and create a rich community of career-focused learning.

Tuition & Costs

Continuing your education is an investment in your future. Learn more about our affordable tuition rates.

Dare to Expect More of Champlain Online

Expect Convenience

Our programs are designed for busy adults. Go to school wherever and whenever is best for you, on the device of your choice.

Expect A Career Focus

Everything you learn in our online classrooms is relevant and immediately applicable to your work.

Expect Support

Your education journey is our priority and our student support team has your back every step of the way.

Expect Superior Faculty

Learn from practitioner faculty working in the field, with real-world experience and knowledge.

Why Champlain

Tom Cianchetta, Bachelor's Degree in Business Management

Superior Faculty

"The classroom environment was great, and the faculty were very helpful in terms of reaching out and being available. All of my professors were willing and ready to call, email or text whenever I needed them."

Tom Cianchetta Bachelor's Degree in Business Management
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