TAMPA, Fla., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Now business professionals can gain the leadership skills they need to advance their careers and drive their organizations to success with three new for-credit graduate certificates in human resources, leadership and management from Michigan State University. Available exclusively online through MSU's Eli Broad College of Business, these new certificates are designed for those looking to become transformational leaders. Students develop strategies for motivating employees, mobilizing teams, making strategic decisions and implementing long-term plans. Applications are now being accepted for classes starting in the fall.
"This program is for professionals looking to expand their knowledge and skills in human resources, leadership or strategic management," said Dr. Robert Wiseman, the Eli Broad Legacy Fellow of Management. "Students learn how to become more effective communicators, managers and decision-makers and build an arsenal of strengths they need to become more effective leaders."
MSU offers three for-credit graduate certificates in:
For-credit graduate certificates allow students to earn valuable credentials in a fraction of the time it takes to earn a master's degree. Students take select courses from MSU's Master of Science in Management, Strategy and Leadership program. Credits earned can be applied toward a master's degree, should students choose to pursue one in the future.
Learn From Experts at a Top Business School
At the Eli Broad College of Business, faculty members are leading-edge experts who develop the business strategies that drive real-world business practices today. Ranked #2 in human resources management by the Financial Times in 2012, the Broad College is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International). This prestigious accreditation is held by less than five percent of the world's 13,000 business schools. U.S. News & World Report ranks the Broad College among the top 35 Best Business Schools for 2015.
Convenient, Flexible Programs
With technology powered by University Alliance, MSU's new for-credit graduate certificate programs feature anytime, anywhere learning from any computer or mobile device. Students learn on their own busy schedules via professor-led video-based lectures and downloadable audio and video files. A vibrant virtual community includes professor-hosted discussion boards, live sessions with visual whiteboards, live chat rooms, email, social networking, group study and 24/7 technical support.
To learn more about or enroll in one of Michigan State University's for-credit graduate certificate programs, call 855-300-1310 or visit www.MichiganStateUniversityOnline.com.
About Michigan State University
Michigan State University has been working to advance the common good in uncommon ways for more than 150 years. One of the top research universities in the world, MSU focuses its vast resources on creating solutions to some of the world's most pressing challenges, while providing life-changing opportunities to a diverse and inclusive academic community through more than 200 programs of study in 17 degree-granting colleges.
About University Alliance
University Alliance (UA) is a leader in facilitating the online delivery of associate's, bachelor's and master's degrees as well as professional certificate programs from the nation's leading traditional universities and institutions. Universities powered by UA's technology and support services have surpassed 757,000 individual enrollments from more than 185,000 students – making UA one of the largest facilitators of e-learning in the country. Universities that collaborate with UA include Villanova University, the University of Notre Dame's Mendoza College of Business, Florida Institute of Technology, Michigan State University, University of Florida, University of South Florida, Valparaiso University, New England College, University of St. Thomas, University of San Francisco, Jacksonville University, University of Vermont, The University of Scranton, and Dominican University.
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