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Online MBA Certificate Programs

Earn a Valuable Business Credential in Less Than One Year

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4 program options available

Affordable tuition

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  • Duration 6 – 12 months
  • Cost per Credit $660
  • Credit Hours 9 – 12

Program Benefits

  • No business background required
  • Develop specialized skills
  • Learn on your own schedule

Expand Your Knowledge in Essential Business Areas

Calvin University’s online MBA certificate programs allow you to earn a graduate-level business credential without committing to the time or cost of a full MBA. You can finish your program in 6–12 months and gain the knowledge and breadth of experience you need for professional advancement.

Whether you want to make a career change or grow in your current one, these programs will help you develop specialized skills in sought-after areas. Choose from Business Analytics, Nonprofit Management, Organizational Leadership, or Quantitative Business Methods and learn in a flexible, 100% online format ideal for working adults with busy schedules.

Prepare for Management-Level Careers

Earning one of our online MBA certificates can set you up for lasting career success by expanding your skills in marketable areas and preparing you for leadership opportunities.

Employment in management occupations is expected to grow faster than the national average through 2029. Plus, managers earn an average salary of $109,760, the highest wage of all occupation groups measured by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.1

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Choose From Four Certificate Options

We offer four graduate-level business certificates to help you develop the skills employers want. Finish your program in 6–12 months.

Business Analytics

Learn to use large collections of data about people, products, and processes, along with predictive analytics tools, to discover patterns and anticipate marketplace trends.

Nonprofit Management

Prepare to oversee nonprofit organizations by developing effective community collaborations and corporate partnerships, managing fundraising efforts, and more.

Organizational Leadership

Lead the ever-evolving landscape of today’s workplace by studying cultural competence and servant leadership to inform organizational practices and growth.

Quantitative Business Methods

Prepare for analytical roles in a variety of industries and gain the knowledge to strategically market, analyze, and budget at the leadership level.

Study Specialized Coursework

The online MBA certificates from Calvin University are designed to provide advanced coursework in key business areas. As a student, you will gain marketable skills for career advancement while learning in a flexible online format.

Depending on which MBA certificate program you choose, you will complete 3 or 4 courses. The Business Analytics and Nonprofit Management certificates include 3 courses, totaling 9 credits each, while the Organizational Leadership and Quantitative Business Methods certificates include 4 courses, totaling 12 credits.

Course Highlights from all Certificates:

  • INFO 602 Predictive Analytics
  • NOPM 609 Designing an Effective Nonprofit Organization
  • MGMT 542 Leadership: Service, Influence, and Transformation
  • MGMT 535 Statistical Analysis
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Online MBA Certificate Programs Admission Details

No GMAT/GRE required for admission with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher

No application fee

To apply to the online MBA certificate programs, you will need:

A completed application
Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university
Official transcripts of all post-secondary academic coursework to demonstrate a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale or GMAT/GRE score of 600 or higher
A personal statement

Start your application today and get on track to meeting your career goals with us at Calvin.

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Earn an Affordable Graduate-Level Credential

$660 per credit hour

$5,940–$7,920 total tuition

Calvin’s online MBA certificates provide affordable options for students who want to expand their skills and advance their careers without pursuing a full graduate degree. We are pleased to offer competitive tuition and valuable programs that provide a return on investment for our students.

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Calvin Faculty

Faculty members care deeply for student success and invest time building personal relationships and understanding students’ needs. They are passionate about their fields and are committed to helping every student succeed academically and professionally.

Faculty Spotlight

Leonard van drunen – professor

Professor Van Drunen holds a PhD in finance from Purdue University and a master’s degree from the London School of Economics and Political Science along with a bachelor’s degree in business from Dordt College.

He teaches corporate finance, financial analysis and valuation and financial planning. He served as chair of the Calvin business program from 2010 to 2019. Other teaching experience includes University of Utah and University of Cambridge, England, and two universities in China.

Prior to joining Calvin University, Professor Van Drunen worked in investment banking as a managing director with J.P. Morgan in New York, Tokyo, and London, and with Merrill Lynch in New York. He is published in the Journal of Accounting and Economics, the Journal of Biblical Integration in Business and The Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics, among others.

Professor Van Drunen is an activist real estate developer and an avid cyclist.

Online Learning That Fits Into Your Life

Embrace the flexibility of an online program coupled with individualized instruction.

  • Asynchronous format
  • Engaging course content
  • Immersive learning opportunities
  • Small class sizes
  • One-on-one support
Online Student Experience

Frequently Asked Questions

If you have a question we don’t cover here, request more information or call 1-855-474-8346.

The MBA certificate programs are designed to complete in less than one year. To see the curriculum, visit our courses page.

The online MBA certificate programs are designed for professionals who work full-time. Programs are offered part-time with one class every 8 weeks. To see the curriculum, view our courses page.

The first step is to start your application.

Calvin University offers six start dates per year. The application deadline for each varies. Start your application today, or call us for more information at 616-344-5631.

After completing an online MBA certificate program, you will be qualified to pursue a wide range of management-level roles. Depending on your chosen certificate, possible career paths include human resources manager, administrative services manager, marketing manager, sales manager, fundraising manager, business analyst, data analyst, and more. Learn more on our careers page.

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