Certificates and Special Programs

Certificates are noted on the student's transcript but they do not require the completion of a bachelor's degree to be recorded. In addition, students receive a document to note the completion of the program. The College of Business offers certificates in the following areas: Gerontology, International Business, Risk Management, and Business Intelligence.

To apply for a certificate, a student must complete an application and submit to the College of Business Student Academic Services office, Fleming West 102. The application may be submitted once the final course is in progress.

Special Courses - "areas of concentration" - are not part of any formal business degree, certificate, or minor program. Instead, they provide an opportunity for a student to build their own unique emphasis area to supplement a major. In addition, a limited number of non-AACSB accredited business-related courses are available outside the College of Business such The Actuarial Science Certificate (College of Science/ Math Dept.) and the Commercial Music Major/ Minor (College of Arts & Letters/ Music Dept).

Executive Continuing Education - offers approximately ten business-related Certificate Programs and Seminars, not for credit (and thus non-AACSB accredited) but for professional development.

Contact Us

Undergraduate Advising

Mon/ Tue/ Wed/ Fri - Please schedule an appointment on Starfish
Thursday - Walk-in advising available 8:30am - 4:30pm
email: cobadvising@fau.edu p: (561) 297-3688 office: (FW) 102

Accreditation & Rankings

AACSB Accredited

AACSB Accreditation

FAU Business is proud to be an accredited member of AACSB (The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business) International, the premier accreditation agency for Schools of Business worldwide.

FT Executive Education Rankings

FT Executive Education Rankings

FAU College of Business’ executive education professional development programs ranked #11 in the U.S. and #1 in Florida in the Financial Times Executive Education Rankings.

Online Grad Programs

Best Online GRAD Business Programs

#37 in Best Online Master's in Business Programs (Excluding MBA).

Online MBA programs

Best Online MBA Programs

FAU Business again ranked among the "Best Online MBA Programs" in 2020 by U.S. News & World Report.

Online Veterans

Best Online GRAD Veterans Programs

#19 in Best Online Master's in Business Programs for Veterans (Excluding MBA).

Online Veterans

Best Online Veterans MBA Programs

In 2019, U.S. News & World Report ranked FAU Business among the Best Online MBA Programs for Veterans. Florida Atlantic University has also earned the 2020-2021 Military Friendly® School "Gold Designation."

Sport Interantional Ranking

Best MBA in Sport Management Program

The MBA in Sport Management program is among the top 20 postgraduate sports business programs in the world, according to the latest rankings from SportBusiness.

Best Schools - Hospitality

Best Hospitality Program

FAU Business ranks on The 30 Best Hospitality Programs in the U.S.

Best For Vets

Best For Veterans

FAU Business was named one of the top business schools in South Florida for veterans by Military Times. Florida Atlantic University has also earned the 2020-2021 Military Friendly® School "Gold Designation."

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