Jul 17, 2018  
2009-2010 UMass Dartmouth Graduate Catalog 
2009-2010 UMass Dartmouth Graduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Management Post-Baccalaureate Certificate

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The Post-Baccalaureate Management Certificate (PBMC) Program offers students who already hold a non-business bachelor’s degree the opportunity to meet the demands of new careers in management or satisfy their personal goal.

Entrance to the Program

Applicants apply for acceptance to the PBMC Program through the Graduate Studies Office. Applicants follow the procedures for acceptance into the MBA, but in a curtailed form. They submit a shortened application form and supply an essay and official transcripts of their college and other graduate degrees. However, they are not required to submit GMAT scores or recommendation letters.

The program is compatible with our MBA foundation requirements, enabling certificate recipients to transition into the MBA program. Certificate recipients who wish to apply for admission to the MBA program must follow the application requirements and process described in the Graduate Catalogue. GMAT scores may be waived for students who complete the certificate program with a GPA of 3.5 or higher with no “C” grades. When admitted to the MBA program, graduate courses successfully completed as part of the certificate program within the last five years shall be counted toward the MBA degree with the approval of the MBA director.


Students complete the following four courses:

Total credits: 12


If a student has demonstrable experience in any of the above subject areas, substitute foundation courses can be taken upon consultation with and approval of the program advisor. A maximum of one undergraduate course may be applied towards this certificate. restricted to MGT 345, FIN 312, and 400-level courses.

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