Graduate Certificate: 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 you are interested in becoming an internal consultant, working for a dedicated consulting firm, or hanging out your own shingle as an independent consultant, the coursework for this certificate helps you develop the hard and soft skills necessary to be successful in helping public, private, and nonprofit institutions solve problems and exploit challenges.
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 M.B.A. 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.
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.
Number of Credits Required to Complete the Certificate: 9
|SGM 5133||Management Consulting: Principles and Practices||3|
|SGM 5134||The Consulting Engagement: Managing Projects and Change||3|
|Market Analysis and Strategy|
|Management of Mergers and Acquisitions|
|Strategy Implementation: Designing Organizations for Success|
|Project in Consulting|
|Visualization: The Art of Numbers and the Psychology of Persuasion|
|Total Credit Hours||9|
An alternate experiential or competency-based course may be selected as an elective with the approval of the faculty advisor.
GPA Required to be Awarded the Certificate: 3.0 minimum
Certificate Program Web Address:
Dept. of Strategic Management
Submission Address for Application Materials:
Management Consulting Academic Director:
Associate Director for Specialized Master's Programs