Business and management courses
The world at work is constantly changing. In business, your leadership depends on how well you adapt—and help manage change in your organization. Whether your area of interest is in accounting and finance, human resource management, marketing, project management or virtually any other aspect of business, you can keep your skill set sharp and make your résumé shine through continuing education.
Our individual courses feature:
- A broad selection in a wide array of topics
- The convenience of online learning — some courses are also available on campus
- The flexibility of a year-round schedule — most courses start every few weeks and can be completed in five to nine weeks
- Average class size of only 14 students
- Experienced faculty from the School of Business, with a cumulative average of 22 years of professional expertise in the fields they teach — many have held titles that include CEO, CFO and COO
For-credit certificate programsBoost your skills or pursue career opportunities with our for-credit certificate programs in accounting, finance, hospitality, human resources, project management, marketing, manufacturing or general management. The credits you earn may apply toward a degree program and be eligible for financial aid.
Noncredit certificate programsRefresh or update your skills and competencies in accounting, marketing or management. These noncredit offerings are relevant to today’s workplace and can be completed in as little as ten weeks.
For more information, view our full list of certificates.
Test preparation courses
If you already have the academic and professional experience required for certain industry-recognized certification exams, we also offer noncredit test prep courses that can help you prepare for that important step in your career.
Professional development courses
Our lineup of noncredit professional development courses can help you develop important business and management and leadership skills. To meet ongoing demand, we're regularly creating new courses, so remember to check this website frequently.
This course or program isn't offered in this area
While many of our courses and programs are widely available, you may find some that are not offered in certain locations or formats.
Have questions about our offerings? Talk to one of our Enrollment Representatives:
Associate, bachelor's and master's courses are academic, for-credit courses. Transferability of credit is at the discretion of the receiving institution. It is the student's responsibility to confirm whether or not credits earned at University of Phoenix will be accepted by another institution of the student's choice. Individual courses are not eligible for federal financial aid.
Most certificate programs are credit-bearing, and many are eligible for federal financial aid for students who qualify. Please note that the A+ Fundamentals, CCNA and Network+ Technologies certificate programs are not eligible for federal financial aid. The Application Delivery Networking Certificate Program (noncredit) is not credit bearing and not eligible for financial aid. Students completing the noncredit Application Delivery Networking Certificate Program will receive a letter of completion.
It is the student's responsibility to confirm whether or not credits earned at University of Phoenix will be accepted by employers and/or applicable licensing agencies.
Project Management Certificate Program (Noncredit) and professional development courses are non-credit-bearing and are not eligible for federal financial aid. Students intending to use courses to satisfy continuing education or professional development requirements are responsible for determining whether courses taken at University of Phoenix will satisfy such requirements. In addition, none of this coursework is eligible to be converted into academic credit at University of Phoenix.
While widely available, not all courses are available in all locations or in both online and on-campus formats. Please check with a University Enrollment Representative. More information about admissions requirements can be found in the Academic Catalog.