Graduate Certificate: Management Consulting


Learn more about the graduate certificate in Management Consulting.

About the Certificate

Does the idea of helping organizations solve a variety of business challenges excite you? Learn to solve unstructured business problems through the graduate certificate in Management Consulting. Whether interested in becoming an internal consultant, working for a dedicated consulting firm, or hanging out your own shingle as an independent consultant, you develop the hard and soft skills necessary to be successful in helping public, private and nonprofit institutions solve problems and exploit opportunities.

Courses within the certificate program are experientially focused and are taught by consultants currently practicing within industry. This model ensures you are receiving hands-on expertise and up-to-the-minute knowledge. Students also have the option to transfer credits earned into the Fox MBA or one of our specialized master’s programs.

Full-Time/Part-Time Status: The graduate certificate can be completed on a part-time basis. NOTE: International students may not be eligible to apply for a student visa based on admission to the certificate program. Please contact the Fox School's admissions advisor for more information.

Admission Requirements and Deadlines

Students are accepted into the certificate program in both the Fall and Spring terms.

APPLY ONLINE to this certificate program.

Bachelor's Degree: A baccalaureate degree from an accredited university or college is required. Applicants who earned their baccalaureate degree from an institution where the language of instruction was other than English, with the exception of those who subsequently earned a master’s degree in a country where the language of instruction is English, must report scores for a standardized test of English.

Statement of Goals: In 250 words or less, describe your goals and motivations for pursuing this certificate program.

Resume: Current resume or CV is required.

Certificate Requirements

Number of Credits Required to Complete the Certificate: 9

Required Courses:

Core Courses
SGM 5133Management Consulting: Principles and Practices3
SGM 5134The Consulting Engagement: Managing Projects and Change3
Select one from the following: 13
Marketing Management/Strategy
Management of Mergers and Acquisitions
Global Innovation Strategy: Creating Agile, Innovative, Globally-Competitive Organizations
Business Model Innovation
Visualization: The Art of Numbers and the Psychology of Persuasion
Total Credit Hours9

GPA Required to be Awarded the Certificate: 3.0 minimum


Certificate Program Web Address:

Department Information:

Dept. of Management

Submission Address for Application Materials:

Department Contacts:

Management Consulting Academic Director:

Anthony Seeton

Assistant Professor


Course Registration:

Rachel Carr

Senior Associate Director for Specialized Master's Programs