Graduate General Business Certificate Online Unlock Your Potential


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100% online, 8-week courses

Transfer in up to 50% of the degree total

Liberty’s online Graduate Certificate in General Business provides advanced training in the areas of core business practices, organizational behavior issues, and international business strategies. Whether you’re looking to advance in your current field, prepare for graduate school, or launch a new career in the world of business, we can help you reach your goals.

This program can equip you to work in business at the domestic or international level. A graduate certificate is an excellent alternative to a full-length master’s program, allowing you to develop new skills and continue your education while saving time and money. The best part? All of the credits you complete in this certificate can be transferred into a graduate degree at Liberty if you choose to further your education.

By taking an in-depth look at general business topics and challenges, you can develop a flexible skill set that will help you succeed in many industries.

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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

As pioneers in distance learning since 1985, we’re committed to offering an education that works for you. At Liberty, you’ll receive affordable tuition rates, quality academics, and practical training that prepares you to enter the workforce with skill and confidence.

Our general business certificate is offered 100% online and has no set login times. You can complete your coursework wherever and whenever it’s most convenient for you — without having to worry about attending on-campus classes! Most importantly, you can stay invested in your family, job, and community while preparing to take your career to the next level.

In this program, you’ll learn from professors who have years of real-world business experience. Our faculty are passionate about what they do, knowledgeable in their field, and dedicated to sharing their expertise with you.

Liberty University’s certificate in business contains courses that are also featured in our MBA and M.A. in Executive Leadership programs — so you can be confident that your graduate certificate will be a valuable, industry-recognized credential. At only 9 credit hours, it is one of the fastest ways to learn new skills and achieve your career goals!

Choosing Liberty means choosing a first-rate business education that equips you for success.

This program provides graduate-level training in essential business concepts like management, communications, business law, international business, intercultural communication, and leadership theory and practices. Depending on your academic and career goals, you can choose to complete either a course on organizational behavior or a business components class.

You’ll also dive into the various legal issues faced by all types of companies, from small start-ups to large corporations. Our international business course can equip you to successfully navigate the global economy, as well as adapt to the rapidly changing political, cultural, and technological environments of today. By the time you finish this certificate, you can be ready to take on various higher-level roles in the business field, such as human resource management.

As with all of our certificate programs and degrees, our graduate business certificate is built on a Christ-centered curriculum that can help you live out biblical principles in your professional life.

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Speak to one of our admissions specialists to help you choose the program that best fits your needs.

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.

Graduate Full Time $565/Credit
Graduate Part Time $615/Credit
Military Graduate $275/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 – $275 per credit hour for graduate courses
  • Additional discount for veterans who service in a civilian capacity as a First Responder (less than $625 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)

*Not applicable to certificates.