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Advanced Certificate Programs

Executive Education Open EnrollmentNot sure whether to take on a Master’s Degree? Already have a Master's degree, but want specific, specialized learning? Our credit bearing Advanced Certificate Programs can be completed with only 15 graduate credits. Classes are offered with flexible schedules to fit into your busy lifestyle. Graduate credits can be applied towards a graduate degree if you wish to further your trajectory.

Fordham currently offers four business certificates:

Advanced Certificate in Business Analytics for Managers
Business Analytics (BA) is the application of quantitative and qualitative methods and tools to data in order to gain insight and make informed decisions. The growing importance of business analytics in professional organizations is creating a demand for talented people who are trained in these technologies and methodologies. NYS approved for in-person and distance learning formats.

Advanced Certificate in Accounting Technology Analytics
One of the most significant changes in the global business environment is the ever-increasing availability of Big Data. Data analytics is changing the role of the accounting professionals in business decision-making. Students must adapt to the changing business environment to ensure future success as professional accountants, internal auditors, internal management accountants, non-financial/sustainability accounting professionals and technology leaders. The Advanced Certificate in Accounting Technology Analytics focuses on developing students’ analytical skills and capabilities, including the ability to identify the right questions in the relevant context, apply the ETL process to the relevant data, employ appropriate data analytics tools and techniques, and interpret and communicate findings to stakeholders.   

Advanced Certificate in Cybersecurity for Managers
Cybersecurity is in high demand as cybercrimes become more rampant and widespread. There is a demand for business leaders to understand how to detect, prevent and recover from cyberattacks. This part-time certificate program prepares students for the exciting and lucrative career opportunities in cybersecurity by developing their knowledge and skills for developing, deploying, and managing security in organizations. NYS approved for in-person and distance learning formats.

Advanced Certificate in Leading Sustainable Business
Sustainability has quickly become an important focus in business. The Advanced Certificate in Leading Sustainable Business will help students understand, explore, experience and apply the principles of sustainable business management. Explore the foundations of modern sustainable business management, the challenges of a sustainable world guided by the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, and the personal and transformative leadership capabilities needed to successfully lead towards sustainable and regenerative business practices and apply the principles to real life organizations