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MBA Plus Certificate

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The MBA Plus is a post-master’s certificate program that provides graduates of an accredited graduate business program the opportunity to update their business education and explore new career paths in teaching by meeting the basic accreditation standard of having earned a minimum of 18 graduate hours in a specific discipline in order to teach a college-level course. The MBA Plus provides business professionals, who hold a master’s degree in business, with a means for keeping up with the ever-changing business environment and remaining competitive.

 

MBA Plus Emphasis Options

  • Accounting 
  • Economics 
  • Finance 
  • Forensic Accounting
  • Healthcare Management
  • Hospitality and Tourism Management 
  • Human Resources 
  • International Business 
  • Management Information Systems 
  • Marketing
  • Tax Accounting

For more details on the program, please download the Information Sheet.


Gainful Employment Disclosures for the School of Business

The following data is provided regarding stand‐alone certificate programs offered by the Gardner-Webb University Graduate School of Business. The data is based on graduates of stand‐alone certificate programs during the period July 1, 2011 through December 31, 2012. The number of on‐time completers and all information on debt load is not reported if fewer than ten graduates are reported during this period. Job placement rate is not required to be reported.

MBA Plus Certificate Program in Accounting

MBA Plus Certificate Program in Economics

MBA Plus Certificate Program in Finance

MBA Plus Certificate Program in Human Resources 

MBA Plus Certificate Program in International Business

MBA Plus Certificate Program in Management Information Systems

MBA Plus Certificate in Marketing

MBA Plus Certificate in Healthcare Management


MBA Plus Certificate Program in Accounting

 

Certificate ProgramMBA Plus Certificate in Accounting
DepartmentGraduate School of Business
CollegeGodbold School of Business
Internet URLhttp://www.gardner-webb.edu/academics/academic-publications/gradaute-catalog/the-gradaute-school-of-business-mba-plus-certificate/index
Occupations and SOC Codes
http://www.onetonline.org/find
OccupationSOC
Accountants and Auditors13-2010
Accountants and Auditors13-2011
Accounting Professors25-1011
Budget Analysts13-2030
Budget Analysts13-2031
Business Teachers, Postsecondary25-1010
Business Teachers, Postsecondary25-1011
Certified Public Accountants13-2011
Financial Examiners13-2060
Financial Examiners13-2061
Tax Preparers13-2082
Number of Credits18
Typical Length of Time24 months (6 semesters)
2012-13 Program Costs 
Tuition and Fees
$7,710.00
Room and Board
N/A
Books and Supplies
$750.00
Other Costs
N/A
Permanent Link Program Costshttp://www.gardner-webb.edu/academics/academic-publications/graduate-catalog/finances-and-financial-aid/index
One-Time Completion RatePursant to federal law, the number of students who completed this GE Program during the award year was less than ten (10), and for privacy reasons, we cannot publicaly disclose on-time completion rate.
Number of CompletersNot required to report.
Number of On-Time CompletersNot required to report.
Job Placement RateStudents seeking certification are concurrently employed within the Business field.
Median Loan DebtPursant to federal law, the number of students who completed this GE Program during the award year was less than ten (10), and for privacy reasons, we cannot publicaly disclose any loan information.
Title IV Loan DebtNot required to report.
Private Educational Loan DebtNot required to report.
Institutional Finance PlansNot required to report.
Certificate ProgramMBA Plus Certificate in Accounting
DepartmentGraduate School of Business
CollegeGodbold School of Business
Internet URLhttp://www.gardner-webb.edu/academics/academic-publications/gradaute-catalog/the-gradaute-school-of-business-mba-plus-certificate/index
Occupations and SOC Codes
http://www.onetonline.org/find
OccupationSOC
Accountants and Auditors13-2010
Accountants and Auditors13-2011
Accounting Professors25-1011
Budget Analysts13-2030
Budget Analysts13-2031
Business Teachers, Postsecondary25-1010
Business Teachers, Postsecondary25-1011
Certified Public Accountants13-2011
Financial Examiners13-2060
Financial Examiners13-2061
Tax Preparers13-2082
Number of Credits18
Typical Length of Time24 months (6 semesters)
2012-13 Program Costs 
Tuition and Fees
$7,710.00
Room and Board
N/A
Books and Supplies
$750.00
Other Costs
N/A
Permanent Link Program Costshttp://www.gardner-webb.edu/academics/academic-publications/graduate-catalog/finances-and-financial-aid/index
One-Time Completion RatePursant to federal law, the number of students who completed this GE Program during the award year was less than ten (10), and for privacy reasons, we cannot publicaly disclose on-time completion rate.
Number of CompletersNot required to report.
Number of On-Time CompletersNot required to report.
Job Placement RateStudents seeking certification are concurrently employed within the Business field.
Median Loan DebtPursant to federal law, the number of students who completed this GE Program during the award year was less than ten (10), and for privacy reasons, we cannot publicaly disclose any loan information.
Title IV Loan DebtNot required to report.
Private Educational Loan DebtNot required to report.
Institutional Finance PlansNot required to report.



Plus Certificate Program in Economics

 

Certificate ProgramMBA Plus Certificate in Economics
DepartmentGraduate School of Business
CollegeGodbold School of Business
Internet URLhttp://www.gardner-webb.edu/academics/academic-publications/gradaute-catalog/the-gradaute-school-of-business-mba-plus-certificate/index
Occupations and SOC Codes
http://www.onetonline.org/find
OccupationSOC
Business and Financial Operations Occupations13-0000
Business Teachers, Postsecondary25-1010
Business Teachers, Postsecondary25-1011
Economics Teachers, Postsecondary25-1063
Labor Economics Professors25-1063
Teachers, Economics, Postsecondary25-1063
Number of Credits18
Typical Length of Time24 months (6 semesters)
2012-13 Program Costs 
Tuition and Fees
$7,710.00
Room and Board
N/A
Books and Supplies
$750.00
Other Costs
N/A
Permanent Link Program Costshttp://www.gardner-webb.edu/academics/academic-publications/graduate-catalog/finances-and-financial-aid/index
One-Time Completion RatePursant to federal law, the number of students who completed this GE Program during the award year was less than ten (10), and for privacy reasons, we cannot publicaly disclose on-time completion rate.
Number of CompletersNot required to report.
Number of On-Time CompletersNot required to report.
Job Placement RateStudents seeking certification are concurrently employed within the Business field.
Median Loan DebtPursant to federal law, the number of students who completed this GE Program during the award year was less than ten (10), and for privacy reasons, we cannot publicaly disclose any loan information.
Title IV Loan DebtNot required to report.
Private Educational Loan DebtNot required to report.
Institutional Finance PlansNot required to report.

 

Plus Certificate Program in Finance

 

Certificate ProgramMBA Plus Certificate in Finance
DepartmentGraduate School of Business
CollegeGodbold School of Business
Internet URLhttp://www.gardner-webb.edu/academics/academic-publications/gradaute-catalog/the-gradaute-school-of-business-mba-plus-certificate/index
Occupations and SOC Codes
http://www.onetonline.org/find
OccupationSOC
Budget Analysts13-2030
Budget Analysts13-2031
Business Teachers, Postsecondary25-1010
Business Teachers, Postsecondary25-1011
Chief Executives11-1010
Chief Executives11-1011
Credit Analysts13-2040
Credit Analysts13-2040
Credit Counselors and Loan Officers13-2070
Finance Professors25-1011
Financial Managers11-3030
Financial Managers11-3031
Financial Specialists13-2000
Financial Specialists, All Other13-2099
General and Operations Managers11-1020
General and Operations Managers11-1021
Loan Officers13-2072
Mortgage Loan Officers13-2072
Personal Financial Advisors13-2052
Professors, Finance25-1011
Real Estate Loan Officers13-2072
Number of Credits18
Typical Length of Time24 months (6 semesters)
2012-13 Program Costs 
Tuition and Fees
$7,710.00
Room and Board
N/A
Books and Supplies
$750.00
Other Costs
N/A
Permanent Link Program Costshttp://www.gardner-webb.edu/academics/academic-publications/graduate-catalog/finances-and-financial-aid/index
One-Time Completion RatePursant to federal law, the number of students who completed this GE Program during the award year was less than ten (10), and for privacy reasons, we cannot publicaly disclose on-time completion rate.
Number of CompletersNot required to report.
Number of On-Time CompletersNot required to report.
Job Placement RateStudents seeking certification are concurrently employed within the Business field.
Median Loan DebtPursant to federal law, the number of students who completed this GE Program during the award year was less than ten (10), and for privacy reasons, we cannot publicaly disclose any loan information.
Title IV Loan DebtNot required to report.
Private Educational Loan DebtNot required to report.
Institutional Finance PlansNot required to report.

MBA Plus Certificate Program in Human Resources

 

Certificate ProgramMBA Plus Certificate in Human Resources
DepartmentGraduate School of Business
CollegeGodbold School of Business
Internet URLhttp://www.gardner-webb.edu/academics/academic-publications/gradaute-catalog/the-gradaute-school-of-business-mba-plus-certificate/index
Occupations and SOC Codes
http://www.onetonline.org/find
OccupationSOC
Business Teachers, Postsecondary25-1010
Business Teachers, Postsecondary25-1011
Compensation and Benefits Managers11-3110
Compensation and Benefits Managers11-3111
Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists13-1140
Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists13-1141
Human Resources Managers11-3120
Human Resources Managers11-3121
Labor Relations Directors11-3121
Labor Training Managers11-3131
Number of Credits18
Typical Length of Time24 months (6 semesters)
2012-13 Program Costs 
Tuition and Fees
$7,710.00
Room and Board
N/A
Books and Supplies
$750.00
Other Costs
N/A
Permanent Link Program Costshttp://www.gardner-webb.edu/academics/academic-publications/graduate-catalog/finances-and-financial-aid/index
One-Time Completion RatePursant to federal law, the number of students who completed this GE Program during the award year was less than ten (10), and for privacy reasons, we cannot publicaly disclose on-time completion rate.
Number of CompletersNot required to report.
Number of On-Time CompletersNot required to report.
Job Placement RateStudents seeking certification are concurrently employed within the Business field.
Median Loan DebtPursant to federal law, the number of students who completed this GE Program during the award year was less than ten (10), and for privacy reasons, we cannot publicaly disclose any loan information.
Title IV Loan DebtNot required to report.
Private Educational Loan DebtNot required to report.
Institutional Finance PlansNot required to report.



Plus Certiciate Program in International Business

 

Certificate ProgramMBA Plus Certificate in International Business
DepartmentGraduate School of Business
CollegeGodbold School of Business
Internet URLhttp://www.gardner-webb.edu/academics/academic-publications/gradaute-catalog/the-gradaute-school-of-business-mba-plus-certificate/index
Occupations and SOC Codes
http://www.onetonline.org/find
OccupationSOC
Business Teachers, Postsecondary25-1010
Business Teachers, Postsecondary25-1011
Chief Executives11-1010
Chief Executives11-1011
General and Operations Managers11-1020
General and Operations Managers11-1021
Number of Credits18
Typical Length of Time24 months (6 semesters)
2012-13 Program Costs 
Tuition and Fees
$7,710.00
Room and Board
N/A
Books and Supplies
$750.00
Other Costs
N/A
Permanent Link Program Costshttp://www.gardner-webb.edu/academics/academic-publications/graduate-catalog/finances-and-financial-aid/index
One-Time Completion RatePursant to federal law, the number of students who completed this GE Program during the award year was less than ten (10), and for privacy reasons, we cannot publicaly disclose on-time completion rate.
Number of CompletersNot required to report.
Number of On-Time CompletersNot required to report.
Job Placement RateStudents seeking certification are concurrently employed within the Business field.
Median Loan DebtPursant to federal law, the number of students who completed this GE Program during the award year was less than ten (10), and for privacy reasons, we cannot publicaly disclose any loan information.
Title IV Loan DebtNot required to report.
Private Educational Loan DebtNot required to report.
Institutional Finance PlansNot required to report.


MBA Plus Certificate Program in Management Information Systems

Certificate ProgramMBA Plus Certificate in Management Information Systems
DepartmentGraduate School of Business
CollegeGodbold School of Business
Internet URLhttp://www.gardner-webb.edu/academics/academic-publications/gradaute-catalog/the-gradaute-school-of-business-mba-plus-certificate/index
Occupations and SOC Codes
http://www.onetonline.org/find
OccupationSOC
Business Teachers, Postsecondary25-1010
Business Teachers, Postsecondary25-1011
Computer and Information Systems Managers11-3020
Computer and Information Systems Managers11-3021
Number of Credits18
Typical Length of Time24 months (6 semesters)
2012-13 Program Costs 
Tuition and Fees
$7,710.00
Room and Board
N/A
Books and Supplies
$750.00
Other Costs
N/A
Permanent Link Program Costshttp://www.gardner-webb.edu/academics/academic-publications/graduate-catalog/finances-and-financial-aid/index
One-Time Completion RatePursant to federal law, the number of students who completed this GE Program during the award year was less than ten (10), and for privacy reasons, we cannot publicaly disclose on-time completion rate.
Number of CompletersNot required to report.
Number of On-Time CompletersNot required to report.
Job Placement RateStudents seeking certification are concurrently employed within the Business field.
Median Loan DebtPursant to federal law, the number of students who completed this GE Program during the award year was less than ten (10), and for privacy reasons, we cannot publicaly disclose any loan information.
Title IV Loan DebtNot required to report.
Private Educational Loan DebtNot required to report.
Institutional Finance PlansNot required to report.


MBA Certificate Program in Marketing

 

Certificate ProgramMBA Plus Certificate in Marketing
DepartmentGraduate School of Business
CollegeGodbold School of Business
Internet URLhttp://www.gardner-webb.edu/academics/academic-publications/gradaute-catalog/the-gradaute-school-of-business-mba-plus-certificate/index
Occupations and SOC Codes
http://www.onetonline.org/find
OccupationSOC
Advertising and Promotions Managers11-2010
Advertising and Promotions Managers11-2011
Advertising, Marketing, Promotions, Public Relations, and Sales Managers11-2000
Business Teachers, Postsecondary25-1010
Business Teachers, Postsecondary25-1011
Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists13-1160
Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists13-1161
Marketing and Sales Managers11-2020
Public Relations Specialists27-3030
Public Relations Specialists27-3031
Regional Sales Managers11-2022
Number of Credits18
Typical Length of Time24 months (6 semesters)
2012-13 Program Costs 
Tuition and Fees
$7,710.00
Room and Board
N/A
Books and Supplies
$750.00
Other Costs
N/A
Permanent Link Program Costshttp://www.gardner-webb.edu/academics/academic-publications/graduate-catalog/finances-and-financial-aid/index
One-Time Completion RatePursant to federal law, the number of students who completed this GE Program during the award year was less than ten (10), and for privacy reasons, we cannot publicaly disclose on-time completion rate.
Number of CompletersNot required to report.
Number of On-Time CompletersNot required to report.
Job Placement RateStudents seeking certification are concurrently employed within the Business field.
Median Loan DebtPursant to federal law, the number of students who completed this GE Program during the award year was less than ten (10), and for privacy reasons, we cannot publicaly disclose any loan information.
Title IV Loan DebtNot required to report.
Private Educational Loan DebtNot required to report.
Institutional Finance PlansNot required to report.



Certificate Program in Healthcare Management

 

Certificate ProgramMBA Plus Certificate in Healthcare Management 
DepartmentGraduate School of Business
CollegeGodbold School of Business
Internet URLhttp://www.gardner-webb.edu/academics/academic-publications/gradaute-catalog/the-gradaute-school-of-business-mba-plus-certificate/index
Occupations and SOC Codes
http://www.onetonline.org/find
OccupationSOC
Business Teachers, Postsecondary25-1010
Business Teachers, Postsecondary25-1011
Educators, Health21-1091
Educators, Public Health21-1091
Health Educators21-1091
Health Teachers, Postsecondary25-1070
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations29-0000
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All Other29-9099
Healthcare Support Occupations31-0000
Healthcare Support Workers, All Other31-9099
Medical and Health Services Managers11-9110
Medical and Health Services Managers11-9111
Postsecondary Teachers, All Other25-1199
Practitioners, Healthcare, All Other29-9099
Teachers, Health Specialities, Postsecondary25-1071
Number of Credits18
Typical Length of Time24 months (6 semesters)
2012-13 Program Costs 
Tuition and Fees
$7,710.00
Room and Board
N/A
Books and Supplies
$750.00
Other Costs
N/A
Permanent Link Program Costshttp://www.gardner-webb.edu/academics/academic-publications/graduate-catalog/finances-and-financial-aid/index
One-Time Completion RatePursant to federal law, the number of students who completed this GE Program during the award year was less than ten (10), and for privacy reasons, we cannot publicaly disclose on-time completion rate.
Number of CompletersNot required to report.
Number of On-Time CompletersNot required to report.
Job Placement RateStudents seeking certification are concurrently employed within the Business field.
Median Loan DebtPursant to federal law, the number of students who completed this GE Program during the award year was less than ten (10), and for privacy reasons, we cannot publicaly disclose any loan information.
Title IV Loan DebtNot required to report.
Private Educational Loan DebtNot required to report.
Institutional Finance PlansNot required to report.

Contact:

 

Dr. Felice Policastro

Phone: (704) 406-3997

E-mail: 
fpolicastro@gardner-webb.edu


Academics

Mail:

Academic Office

Graduate School of Business

PO Box 7303

Boiling Springs NC 28017

 

Phone:

Toll Free: (877)-498-4723

Local: (704) 406-4375

Fax: (704) 406- 2261

E-mail:

Dr. Felice Policastro

fpolicastro@gardner-webb.edu

 

Admissions

Mail:

Director of Admissions

Graduate School of Business

Gardner-Webb University

Campus Box 7308

Boiling Springs, NC 28017

 

Phone:

(877) 498-4723 – Toll Free

(704) 406-4489 – Local

(704) 406-3895 - Fax

E-mail: 
graduatebusiness
@gardner-webb.edu