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Cost Estimation for Professional Certificate in Business Management

Application Fee$200
Program Fee$5,800 p/quarter
Student Service Fee$300
Medical Insurance$550
Books & Supplies$250

Housing Options

Housing Application Fee$200
International Village
  • Studio: $3,542
  • Single: $3,388
  • Double: $1,925
American Family Homestay
  • Cost per week: $225
    $2,475
  • Cost per day: $33
    $2,541

The information provided is designed to just give you an idea of the approximate costs of attending our programs. Actual amounts depend on several factors, such as arrival and departure dates, services requested, and others.

This is not an official invoice, it cannot be used as an official document for any payment related issue or procedure

Actual amounts will be provided on an official invoice after complete application materials have been received.

All prices are in U.S. Dollars (US$)

All courses, dates and fees are subject to change without notice

Professional Certificate in Business Management

Professional Certificate in Business Management

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Upcoming Dates

2018

Winter 2018
January 2 - March 23, 2018

Spring 2018
March 26 - June 15, 2018

Summer 2018
June 18 - September 7, 2018

Fall 2018
September 24 - December 15, 2018

2019

At-a-Glance

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11 weeks

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$5,800 p/quarter

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Units

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This is our most flexible certificate, perfect for those new to the workforce who need an overview of business or for those looking to find their management niche. Pick one class in Finance, Marketing, Human Resources and Operations; then choose an additional class in a business area that interests you most.

This program is 15 units and can be completed in 3-6 months.

Stackable Credential

Build Your Way to a Master's Degree

If you already have a university degree, credit can be applied to a Postgraduate Diploma and then to an MSc in International Business from the University of Hertfordshire.

What You'll Learn

Master fundamental management strategies with an introduction to four core functional areas of business:

  1. Human Resources/Leadership
    Acquire knowledge in the core principles of human resources management and methods for successful leadership in the workplace.

  2. Marketing
    Master skills in global marketing, analyze consumer behavior, and learn effective marketing strategies.

  3. Finance/Accounting
    Analyze financial reports, and develop practices for successful decision-making.
  4. Operations
    Study project management and day-to-day business operations to produce optimal outcomes.

What You Can Do

Positions are available in a variety of industries all over the world and can be found in firms, corporations, government or nonprofit organizations. They might include:

  • Human Resources Manager
  • Marketing Manager
  • Finance or Accounting Manager
  • Operations Manager
  • General Manager in any industry
  • Manager at an international company

Who Can Attend

Admission Requirements

  • TOEFL score of 550 (80iBT) or IELTS score of 6.5.
  • Minimum age: 18 (or high school graduate).
  • No degree required.
  • This is a full-time program.
  • You must obtain F-1 (student) visa.

Immigration Information

Dates and Fees

2018

Winter 2018
January 2 - March 23, 2018

Spring 2018
March 26 - June 15, 2018

Summer 2018
June 18 - September 7, 2018

Fall 2018
September 24 - December 15, 2018

2019

Where to Stay

Recommended Housing

International Village (IV)

  • Conveniently located next to the Extension Center, restaurants, banks and the main UCR campus.
  • Offers three types of living arrangements: studio, single, or double
  • Open year-round
  • For adult students (age 18 or older) only.

Homestay

  • Stay with an American family to practice English daily and learn about American life and customs
  • Fully furnished room; double-occupancy
  • All meals and daily transportation (to/from school or school-related activities) included
  • No minimum age; no minimum stay

Experience California

Social & Cultural Activities

Make the most of your California experience!

Riverside has a friendly community and centralized location. Travel an hour in any direction to explore Los Angeles, San Diego, Palm Springs, and other famous destinations.

Fill your weekends with:

  • Unforgettable places, events and cultural immersion activities.
  • FREE social events to make professional connections.
  • Optional trips at a special student rate.

Before You Apply

You will be asked create an account and you will need to provide a valid email address, mailing address and other personal information.

Collect any required documents so you are prepared to upload them.

Supporting Documents:

  • Agency/embassy/partner university information. (Only required if you have one.)
  • Copy of your passport photo page.
  • Statement of Financial Support Form. Click to view the instructions and form.
  • Financial statement from the Bank, in English. Click to view the instructions.
  • If you are applying as a transfer student from another U.S. institution on an F-1 visa, you must upload copies of your current I-20, the front and back of your I-94, and current F-1 visa stamp. Click to view transfer instructions and form.
  • If you are under 18 years old, have your parents complete the parental release form.
“Enrich your life and transform your future by studying in the heart of Southern California. Employers all over the world recognize the University of California as the gold standard in academics. Experience YOUR California dream at sunny UCR - your place to shine.”

Bronwyn Jenkins-Deas

Associate Dean, UCR Extension
Director, International Programs

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