BS Business Administration Certificates

General Information

The School of Business offers certificates for those who wish to gain specialized expertise in an area but do not plan to seek a degree.

To earn a certificate you must:

  1. Earn a grade of "C" or better in each course required for the certificate.
  2. Take all of the courses under the direction of UW-Platteville faculty. Transferred courses and course substitutions are not allowed.

To receive an official copy of your certificate, contact the Distance Learning Center within one year upon completion of the final course in the certificate.

Note that some courses have prerequisites. Check course descriptions for details.


Learn the basics of staffing your organization, training and paying employees, maintaining a safe and healthy work environment, and dealing with a labor union. Study the legal issues affecting human resource management, including equal employment opportunity and harassment. The certificate includes three courses:

  1. BUSADMIN 3030 Human Resource Management - 3 credits
  2. BUSADMIN 3100 Compensation Management - 3 credits
  3. BUSADMIN 4200 Employee Recruitment and Selection - 3 credits

International Business Certificate

Learn basic information about management and marketing strategies needed to succeed in world markets and study issues related to world financial markets, foreign exchange exposure, and financial management of the multinational firm. The certificate consists of three courses:

Leadership and Human Performance Certificate

Learn how to lead and motivate employees, work effectively in teams, successfully manage conflict, and continuously improve the quality of your organization's products and/or services. The certificate consists of three courses:

Marketing Certificate

Learn how to anticipate and manage consumer demand by analyzing distribution, production, promotion, and price planning. Find out how to set marketing policy and manage the entire marketing function. The certificate consists of three courses:

For More Information

Contact the Distance Learning Center at 800.362.5460 or

Customized Certificate Programs

Customized certificate programs can be tailored to fit the needs of your company. Contact Christine Storlie at 608.342.1980 or for details.

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