Find Schools

Study Area & Zipcode

Graduate Certificate in General Business/Commerce

Find Schools Near

Graduate Certificate in General Business/Commerce

552 Yearly Graduations
$63,900 Median Salary
43% Women
A graduate certificate in general business is offered at 50 colleges in the United States. Among those who recently graduated from the schools offering this degree, the majority were men, and 24% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group. Also, 7.6% of general business graduates were international students.

Education Levels of General Business Majors

In 2017-2018, 552 graduate certificate were awarded to general business majors. This makes it the 33rd most popular graduate certificate program in the country.

The following table shows the number of diplomas awarded in general business at each degree level.

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 26,316
Associate’s Degree 17,273
Master’s Degree 9,606
Basic Certificate 2,788
Undergraduate Certificate 1,629
Graduate Certificate 552
Doctor’s Degree 249

Earnings of General Business Majors With Graduate Certificate

The median salary for graduates holding a graduate certificate in general business is $63,900. This number may vary for a lot of reasons. For instance, you may decide to move to a location where people with your degree are rare and make more money.

A better approximation of salary is to look at the typical range of salaries. In this case the low is $60,150 and the high is $67,650.

undefined

Student Debt

We do not have the data to calculate the median and range of debt loads for general business students who are graduate certificate holders.

Student Diversity

More men than women pursue graduate certificate in general business. About 56.9% of graduates in this field are male.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 314
Women 238
Gender Diversity of Graduate Certificate in General Business

The racial-ethnic distribution of general business graduate certificate students is as follows:

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 43
Black or African American 35
Hispanic or Latino 28
White 348
International Students 42
Other Races/Ethnicities 56
Racial-Ethnic Diversity of General Business Graduate Certificate Students

There are 50 colleges that offer a graduate certificate in general business. Learn more about the most popular 20 below:

#1

Indiana University - Bloomington

Bloomington, Indiana
154 Yearly Graduations
31% Women
32% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The most popular school in the United States for general business students seekinga graduate certificate is Indiana University - Bloomington. Each year, around 43,700 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $9,342 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $9,225 per year.

During the 2017-2018 academic year, 154 people received their graduate certificate in general business from IU Bloomington. About 31% of this group were women, and 32% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#2

University of Kansas

Lawrence, Kansas
132 Yearly Graduations
42% Women
17% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of Kansas is the 2nd most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in general business. Each year, around 27,600 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $10,092 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $9,989 per year.

During the 2017-2018 academic year, 132 people received their graduate certificate in general business from KU. Of these students, 42% were women and 17% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#3

Pennsylvania State University - World Campus

University Park, Pennsylvania
78 Yearly Graduations
37% Women
24% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 3rd most popular school in the country for general business majors who are seeking their graduate certificate is Pennsylvania State University - World Campus. Each year, around 14,300 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $13,484 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $21,268 per year.

During the 2017-2018 academic year, 78 people received their graduate certificate in general business from Penn State World Campus. Around 24% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 37% were women.

33 Yearly Graduations
58% Women
12% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of Cincinnati - Main Campus is the 4th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in general business. Each year, around 37,100 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $9,322 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $12,790 per year.

The general business program at University of Cincinnati - Main Campus awarded 33 graduate certificate during the 2017-2018 school year. Of these students, 58% were women and 12% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#5

University of Massachusetts - Dartmouth

North Dartmouth, Massachusetts
24 Yearly Graduations
62% Women
29% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of Massachusetts - Dartmouth is the 5th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in general business. Each year, around 8,400 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $13,496 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $15,912 per year.

For the 2017-2018 academic year, 24 graduate certificate were handed out to general business majors at UMass Dartmouth. Of these students, 62% were women and 29% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#6

University of Miami

Coral Gables, Florida
21 Yearly Graduations
57% Women
48% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of Miami comes in at #6 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificate in general business. Each year, around 17,000 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $48,720 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $36,540 per year.

For the 2017-2018 academic year, 21 graduate certificate were handed out to general business majors at U Miami. Around 48% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 57% were women.

#6

University of Utah

Salt Lake City, Utah
21 Yearly Graduations
67% Women
24% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of Utah is the 6th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in general business. Roughly 32,800 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $7,997 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $6,988 per year.

During the 2017-2018 academic year, 21 people received their graduate certificate in general business from U of U. Of these students, 67% were women and 24% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#8

American Public University System

Charles Town, West Virginia
15 Yearly Graduations
80% Women
40% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 8th most popular school in the country for general business majors who are seeking their graduate certificate is American Public University System. Roughly 46,400 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $6,480 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $6,300 per year.

For the 2017-2018 academic year, 15 graduate certificate were handed out to general business majors at American Military University. Of these students, 80% were women and 40% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#9

University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee

Milwaukee, Wisconsin
13 Yearly Graduations
38% Women

University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee comes in at #9 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificate in general business. Each year, around 24,900 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $8,091 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $10,387 per year.

During the 2017-2018 academic year, 13 people received their graduate certificate in general business from University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee.

#9

Ball State University

Muncie, Indiana
13 Yearly Graduations
31% Women
8% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Ball State University is the 9th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in general business. Roughly 22,500 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $9,234 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $8,730 per year.

The general business program at Ball State University awarded 13 graduate certificate during the 2017-2018 school year. Around 8% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 31% were women.

#11

Marshall University

Huntington, West Virginia
10 Yearly Graduations
40% Women
40% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Marshall University comes in at #11 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificate in general business. Each year, around 13,200 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $7,006 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $7,310 per year.

For the 2017-2018 academic year, 10 graduate certificate were handed out to general business majors at Marshall University. Of these students, 40% were women and 40% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

6 Yearly Graduations
67% Women
33% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Indiana University - Northwest is the 12th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in general business. Roughly 4,000 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $6,727 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $7,052 per year.

For the 2017-2018 academic year, 6 graduate certificate were handed out to general business majors at IU Northwest. About 67% of this group were women, and 33% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#13

Indiana University - South Bend

South Bend, Indiana
5 Yearly Graduations
40% Women

Indiana University - South Bend is the 13th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in general business. Roughly 5,300 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $6,727 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $7,052 per year.

The general business program at Indiana University - South Bend awarded 5 graduate certificate during the 2017-2018 school year.

#13

Kansas State University

Manhattan, Kansas
5 Yearly Graduations
100% Women

The 13th most popular school in the country for general business majors who are seeking their graduate certificate is Kansas State University. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $9,375 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $10,061 per year.

During the 2017-2018 academic year, 5 people received their graduate certificate in general business from K - State.

#15

University of Missouri - St Louis

Saint Louis, Missouri
4 Yearly Graduations
50% Women

The 15th most popular school in the country for general business majors who are seeking their graduate certificate is University of Missouri - St Louis. Each year, around 16,700 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $10,491 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $11,436 per year.

For the 2017-2018 academic year, 4 graduate certificate were handed out to general business majors at UMSL.

#15

Post University

Waterbury, Connecticut
4 Yearly Graduations
25% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Post University comes in at #15 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificate in general business. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $15,258 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $7,500 per year.

During the 2017-2018 academic year, 4 people received their graduate certificate in general business from Post University.

#17

Clarkson University

Potsdam, New York
3 Yearly Graduations
67% Women

The 17th most popular school in the country for general business majors who are seeking their graduate certificate is Clarkson University. Roughly 4,200 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $48,194 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $33,312 per year.

The general business program at Clarkson University awarded 3 graduate certificate during the 2017-2018 school year.

#18

Madonna University

Livonia, Michigan
2 Yearly Graduations
100% Women

Madonna University is the 18th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in general business. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $21,900 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $15,030 per year.

The general business program at Madonna University awarded 2 graduate certificate during the 2017-2018 school year. Of these students, 100% were women and 100% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#18

University of St Francis

Joliet, Illinois
2 Yearly Graduations
50% Women
50% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of St Francis comes in at #18 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificate in general business. Each year, around 4,100 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $32,000 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $13,464 per year.

The general business program at University of St Francis awarded 2 graduate certificate during the 2017-2018 school year. Around 50% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 50% were women.

#18

Nebraska Wesleyan University

Lincoln, Nebraska
2 Yearly Graduations
50% Women

Nebraska Wesleyan University is the 18th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in general business. Each year, around 2,000 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $33,252 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $4,805 per year.

The general business program at Nebraska Wesleyan University awarded 2 graduate certificate during the 2017-2018 school year.

Below are some popular majors that are similar to general business that offer graduate certificate.

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Business Administration & Management 4,805
Human Resource Management 1,292
Management Sciences & Methods 1,154
Accounting 958
Finance & Financial Management 622

References

*The racial-ethnic minority student count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the percentage of racial-ethnic minorities.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

Featured Schools

Find Schools Near You

Our free school finder matches students with accredited colleges across the U.S.