Earn your certificate in management online at Champlain College and enter this career field with a credential employers will respect. This certificate is designed to provide legal and financial skills to a person interested in entering a management position without a business or management background.

Our management certificate will:

  • Teach the foundation to understanding financial information
  • Provide you an overview of the legal system with an emphasis on contract rights
  • Introduce you to business and consumer laws, including white-collar crime and real property interests.
  • Give insight into the way people behave in organizational settings
  • Prepare you to hire and dismiss employees
  • Emphasize the importance of supporting, developing and thereby retaining employees

Note: Some courses in this certificate program may have prerequisites. Please click on the course name for a description and prerequisite information. If prerequisites are listed that are not currently part of the certificate program please call a CPS Counselor at 888-545-3459 for more information.


Course #TitleCredits
ACCT 130 Financial Accounting 3
BLAW 140 Business Law I 3
MGMT 210 Managing Behavior in Organizations 3
MGMT 240 Corporate Finance and Financial Markets 3
MGMT 320 Managing Talent 3

Plus one of the following:

MGMT 260 Project Management 3
MGMT 262 Essentials of Project Management 3
MGMT 280 Organizational Development 3
MKTG 250 Digital Marketing 3
MGMT 370 Business Research Methods 3
 Total 18

Gainful Employment Information

The U.S. government's Gainful Employment Program regulations provide students with the information they need to make informed educational choices including total program costs, loan repayment rates, and career outlooks. As part of the recent regulations on information disclosure for Gainful Employment (GE, 2011), eligible institutions must make available a standard group of information for all programs defined by the GE regulation. For Champlain College, a private, not-for-profit post-secondary institution, all certificate programs fall under the GE definition.

To see the gainful employment information for this certificate, click here