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Advanced Certificate Offerings

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Forward your career with an Advanced Certificate from Marist College. Stay ahead of the competition and ahead in your field by receiving an Advanced Certificate in either Business Analytics, Information Systems, Ethical Leadership, or Healthcare Management. 

Advanced Certificate Offerings

Business Analytics

Students of the Advanced Certificate in Business Analytics acquire hands-on experience with cutting-edge analytical methods and software tools, leveraging the use of information technology to help improve decision making. The program is 12 credits (4 courses) and can be completed in 2 semesters. All courses taken in the certificate program are Graduate Information System courses and may be later applied to the Marist Master of Science in Information Systems (MSIS) program.

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Information Systems

The 18-credit Advanced Certificate in Information Systems is designed to satisfy the professional needs of students who wish to acquire graduate-level knowledge in Information Systems (IS), but who do not wish to pursue a full graduate degree. The IS certificate is career-focused providing hands-on experience with data communications, data management, and other technical skills relevant across all industries. All courses may be applied towards completion of the MS in Information Systems.

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Ethical Leadership

Whether you work in a for-profit or not-for-profit organization, the managerial background and tactics you’ll acquire in this experiential-learning certificate will help you move past the old-fashioned, profit-only management approach. You’ll be positioned to lead in a workforce increasingly interested in doing good while doing well. The 9-credits earned in the certificate may be applied to either the Master of Business Administration or Master of Public Administration programs.

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Healthcare Management

Hospitals, nursing homes, specialty clinics, and private practices all need administrators who are adept in the usual aspects of business management and who can apply those skills within the unique business model of healthcare administration. Career opportunities are plentiful and well-paying. The Bureau of Labor Statistics classifies healthcare administration as a high growth field, now and many years into the future. The 9-credits earned in the certificate may be applied to either the Master of Business Administration or Master of Public Administration programs.

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Accelerating your career shouldn't come with a high price tag. The Advanced Certificate offerings are 9-18 credits making them an affordable way to bolster your resume.

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Flexible Formats

All of the Advanced Certificate programs are offered online, giving you flexibility in your schedule. The Business Analytics and IS Certificates allow students to enroll in both online and on-campus courses.

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Degree Compatible

Take advantage of this fast, focused, way to level up your professional credentials! The Advanced Certificate programs are compatible with multiple degree offerings.

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