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Registration and Fees

Is the Business Management Certificate right for you? The program is ideal for:

  • Professionals who want to broaden and deepen their knowledge of business essentials.
  • Early to mid-career professionals who have or are moving into management role.
  • Professionals/specialists – e.g. engineers or developers – who have business operations role.
  • Graduate students in non-business field who want to expand their business academic foundation.

We are now accepting applications for the 2020 session. Apply by November 30, 2020 to receive the 10% early application discount.
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Applicants must have:

  • A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.
  • At least one year of full-time professional work experience.

If you have more than 7 years of professional experience, you may want to consider attending the Executive Development Program instead.

The program fee is $5,550. If you apply by the early admissions deadline of November 30, 2020 you are eligible for a discount, making the program fee $4,995. Offered once a year, the 2021 program dates are February 2 – June 5, 2021.

Early admissions 10% discount Regular admissions
Application deadline November 30, 2020 January 8, 2021
Notification of admissions status Within 7 days of applying Within 7 days of applying
Full tuition (including deposit) $4,995 $5,550
Non-refundable deposit due date $1,500 due December 18, 2020 $1,500 due January 22, 2021
First tuition installment amount $1747.50 due January 29, 2021 $2,025 due January 29, 2021
Final tuition installment amount $1747.50 due March 23, 2021 $2,025 due March 23, 2021
  • The program fee includes instruction, learning materials, and a Certificate of Completion from the University of Washington’s Michael G. Foster School of Business. 6.4 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) also available. See more information about CEUs. Please indicate your interest in receiving CEUs on your application.
  • Early admission is the only discount applicable to this program.
  • Additional applications may be considered after the January 8, 2021 deadline, as space allows.
  • Payment must be made by check, credit card, or submit a purchase order for later invoice.

Cancellation policy

All requests for cancellation, refund or substitution must be received in writing (e-mail is acceptable). To ensure enough time for pre-mailed materials to be received, our cancellation policy is as follows:

  • 30 days before program start date:
    • 100% refund (less non-refundable deposit) for withdrawal
    • Participant substitutes are allowed with no administrative fee
  • 15 to 29 days before program start date
    • 50% (less non-refundable deposit) refund for withdrawal
    • Participant substitutes may be allowed on a case by case basis
  • 2 to 14 days before program start date
    • No refund for withdrawal
    • Participant substitutes may be allowed on a case by case basis
  • Less than 48 hours before the program start date
    • No refunds or substitutions will be permitted

Applicants are encouraged to begin the application process early to take advantage of the early admissions discount. We are currently accepting applications and will be reviewing them in the order they are received. We will accept applications through January 8, 2021, or until the program fills, whichever comes first. Please have the following documents ready to upload with your application:

  • A brief letter (250-word maximum) that describes your relevant experience, transferable skills, knowledge of the field and commitment to professional growth
  • A resume that highlights how your education and any applicable experience fulfill the program’s admission requirements

There is no application fee for this program, but a non-refundable deposit is required to secure your admission. The deposit will go towards the tuition.

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