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Anderson Masters Programs

MSC05 3090
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131

Phone: (505) 277-3290
Fax: (505) 277-7108

Post-Masters Certificate

The certificate program in the Anderson Graduate School of Management provides holders of the MBA degree an opportunity to further their professional management education through the regular graduate seminar offerings of the School. Persons may use the program to:

  • Update their professional knowledge;
  • Extend their skills into new areas;
  • Broaden their managerial outlook.

The program consists of 5 courses (15 credit hours) to be selected by the student and approved at the time of admission (the exception is the Management Information Systems concentration which is six courses). The courses must be completed in post-graduate status and within 4 years, and a 3.0 (B) average is required for the certificate. Completion of the certificate will be noted and appear on your transcript (for example: Post-Masters Professional Management Certificate; Major: Finance Concentration).

It will be assumed that the applicant has the required prerequisite courses however some students may lack specific prerequisites, which must be completed prior to registering for specific concentration courses. Required prerequisite coursework may not be included in the 15 certificate hours.

Course plans may be filed in the academic areas listed below.

  • Financial Management
  • Human Resources Management
  • Information Assurance
  • International Management
  • International Management in Latin America
  • Management Information Systems
  • Management of Technology
  • Marketing Management
  • Operations Management
  • Policy and Planning

Who may be admitted?

Persons holding an MBA degree from the University of New Mexico or from an AACSB-accredited MBA program.

What credentials are required for admission?

Download the Post Master's Checklist.

Changes in Your Program

Any changes in the proposed coursework to be completed, must be approved in advance by the appropriate faculty and filed with the MBA Program Office.

What is the time limit for completion of the program?

4 years.

May other coursework be substituted for listed seminars?

Only coursework, which would be approved for MBA students, will be considered as equivalent. The academic area in which your plans are filed must approve all coursework and any changes.

May nondegree credit hours be transferred for credit in this program?

A maximum of three credit hours completed in nondegree status may be approved for transfer toward the fifteen-hour certificate requirement. Only grades of A or B are acceptable for this course to count toward the certificate requirement. The student must submit a petition requesting transfer and clarifying the circumstances under which he or she is submitting the request.

What is the policy regarding probations and suspensions?

Students must maintain an overall grade-point average of 3.0 with only three hours of a grade of C allowed toward completing certificate requirements. Incomplete grades must be removed during the semester following the one in which they were received.

Normal University tuition fees apply to this program. A $50.00 application fee, payable to the Anderson School of Management must be submitted with the application.

All students enrolled in the Post-Masters Certificate Program are responsible for meeting all Anderson School and University academic policies.