Business and management
Business and management courses
The world at work is constantly changing. In business, your leadership depends on how well you adapt—and help manage change in your organization. Whether your area of interest is in accounting and finance, human resource management, marketing, project management or virtually any other aspect of business, you can keep your skill set sharp and make your résumé shine through continuing education.
Our individual courses feature:
- A broad selection in a wide array of topics
- The convenience of online learning — some courses are also available on campus
- The flexibility of a year-round schedule — most courses start every few weeks and can be completed in five to nine weeks
- Average class size of only 14 students
- Experienced faculty from the School of Business, with a cumulative average of 18 years' professional expertise in the fields they teach — many have held titles that include CEO, CFO and COO
Gain new skills, college credit and a certificate upon completing courses of specific interest to your profession. We offer certificate programs in:
- Accounting (graduate)
- Bookkeeping (undergraduate)
- Human resources (undergraduate), (graduate)
- Marketing (graduate)
- Project management (undergraduate), (graduate)
To learn more about certificates, please select the Certificates tab below. We also provide information about our on-time completion rates for our certificates and the median loan debt incurred by students who complete this certificate program.
If you already have the academic and professional experience required for certain industry-recognized certification exams, we also offer non-credit test-prep courses that can help you prepare for that important step in your career. Test-prep courses are offered in human resource management and project management. Talk to an enrollment advisor about your options, or sign up for a course today.
Professional development courses
Our lineup of non-credit professional development courses can help you develop important management and leadership skills. To meet ongoing demand, we're regularly creating new courses, so remember to check this website frequently. For more information, please call or sign up to speak with an Enrollment Advisor.
Associate, bachelor's and master's courses are academic, for-credit courses. Transferability of credit is at the discretion of the receiving institution. It is the student's responsibility to confirm whether or not credits earned at University of Phoenix will be accepted by another institution of the student's choice. Individual courses are not eligible for federal financial aid.
Certificate programs are credit-bearing, and many are eligible for federal financial aid for students who qualify. Please note that the A+ Fundamentals, CCNA and Network+ Technologies certificate programs are not eligible for federal financial aid.
Test-preparation courses are not eligible for federal financial aid. With the exception of teacher test-prep, our test-prep courses are not credit-bearing. It is the student's responsibility to confirm whether or not credits earned at University of Phoenix will be accepted by employers and/or applicable licensing agencies.
Professional development courses are non-credit-bearing and are not eligible for federal financial aid. Students intending to use courses to satisfy continuing education or professional development requirements are responsible for determining whether courses taken at University of Phoenix will satisfy such requirements. In addition, none of this coursework is eligible to be converted into academic credit at University of Phoenix.
While widely available, not all courses and programs are available in all locations or in both online and on-campus formats. Please speak with a University Enrollment Advisor for more information.