Dec 01, 2023  
Loyola Marymount University Bulletin 2023-2024 
Loyola Marymount University Bulletin 2023-2024

Foundations of Management Certificate

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The Foundations of Management graduate certificate program is designed for individuals who (1) have completed a bachelor’s degree in a non-business major and who have not minored in business, and (2) are interested in gaining fundamental knowledge, skills, and abilities in business management to improve their opportunities to advance or start a career and/or position themselves to later pursue a graduate degree in business.

Students who complete each course in the graduate certificate program with a grade of B or higher have the option to continue on into the M.S. in Management program; the three courses in the graduate certificate program count toward the required 10 courses in the M.S. in Management degree.

Admissions Requirements

Admissions Criteria for the Graduate Certificate in Foundations of Management:

  • Online Application:
  • Completion of a bachelor’s degree from an accredited U.S. institution or the equivalent of a U.S. bachelor’s degree from a foreign institution.
  • Undergraduate grade point average over 3.0.
  • $50 non-refundable application fee.
  • Transcripts from all colleges or universities attended
  • International applicants should submit TOEFL or IELTS scores (waived for applicants who have completed a degree in the United States).
  • Personal statement
  • Resume


The Foundations of Management Graduate Certificate will consist of three courses from the M.S. in Management degree program.

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