Undergraduate Certificate in Business Administration Learn the Basics of Business


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100% online, 8-week courses

Transfer in up to 75% of the degree total

Being successful in the workplace means knowing how to work with people. Liberty University’s Undergraduate Certificate in Business Administration is designed to equip you with management skills you can apply to solve problems in business organizations. Whether you are seeking a career in business, nonprofit, or government service, our business administration online courses can help provide you with essential knowledge in human resources, management, and more.

The best part about a certificate is that you can focus on just the most relevant courses to start with. These business administration certificate courses can help you gain the most critical skills and training you need now — before you earn an associate or bachelor’s degree in business administration.

Earning your business certificate online can be the best next step for you to change careers, build on your current role, or jumpstart your bachelor’s degree studies. Why wait? Get started online with Liberty University today!

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What Sets Us Apart?

  • Private Nonprofit University
  • 600+ Online Degrees
  • No Standardized Testing for Admission
  • Transfer in up to 75% of an Undergrad Degree
  • Transfer in up to 50% of a Grad/Doctoral Degree

You want to work toward your career goals, but you might not have time to travel to a campus. That’s why Liberty University’s online undergraduate certificate in business administration was designed from the ground up for flexibility.

Liberty’s Undergraduate Certificate in Business Administration program is offered 100% online so that you can manage your important family, work, and community responsibilities while completing your coursework. Our business administration certificate program is ideal for those who cannot take the time to complete an associate or bachelor’s degree online but want to complete a certificate program to enhance their knowledge and résumé.

But you won’t have to stop there — the courses you take in the online business administration certificate can transfer to the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. This transferability means that you can start into your courses and move forward with your career.

Liberty University’s undergraduate business administration certificate is designed to sharpen your management skills through 6 online courses that provide an in-depth study of the essential aspects of business, including law, organizational ethics, management, and more.

You will study how to build trust with employees, handle conflicts, and manage important systems in your business. Whether you are an entrepreneur, working in corporate business, in government, or in nonprofit, these skills can help you be a better leader.

In 18 credit hours, you can gain invaluable knowledge in the major aspects of business, management, and marketing, giving you an edge over others in the field. These skills can help you succeed in your current role, or help you prepare for a new career move.

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Your success is our success, which is why we are committed to providing quality academics at an affordable tuition rate. While other colleges are increasing their tuition, we have frozen tuition rates for the majority of our undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs for the past 9 years – and counting.

To continue our mission of providing affordable education, electronic textbooks are provided for all undergraduate courses at no cost to you. As a full-time student, this could save you an estimated $800-2,000 per year on textbooks!

Undergraduate Full Time $390/Credit
Undergraduate Part Time $455/Credit
Military Undergraduate $250/Credit

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Liberty University is dedicated to providing world-class educational experiences to military students across the globe.

Who May Qualify?

  • Active Duty
  • Reserve/National Guard
  • Veterans/Retirees
  • Spouses of Service Members and Veterans/Retirees
  • Current Department of Defense Employees

Available Benefits:

  • Tuition discounts – $250 per credit hour for undergraduate courses
  • Additional discount for veterans who service in a civilian capacity as a First Responder (less than $565 per course)*
  • 8-week courses, 8 different start dates each year, and no set login times (may exclude certain courses such as practicums, internships, or field experiences)
  • Potential college credit for military training

*Not applicable to certificates.