Certificate in School Business Management

The graduate certificate in School Business Management is intended for those school administrators and other school business office staff who seek a financial background of a district's accounting, budgeting, and service operations.  These credits can be applied toward the 24 credits required for the 5008 School Business Management License in Wisconsin and the 36 credits required for a master's degree.  The 13 credits include the 3 core School Business Management Financial courses, an Auxiliary Services course, and a 1-credit capstone project course.  This certificate is administered completely online.  A minimum of a bachelor's degree is required, preferably in accounting, or demonstration of accounting competency through a financial accounting course equivalent or related work experience.

Admission Requirements

1.  A baccalaureate or higher degree from a regionally accredited institution.

2.  One of the following:

a.  At least a 2.75 overall grade point average in the undergraduate degree program.

b.  At least a 2.90 grade point average in the last half of the undergraduate degree program.

c.  A master's degree or higher from an institution regionally accredited at the corresponding graduate level.

d.  At least 12 credits of graduate work completed on a regular grade basis at UW-Whitewater

Program Coordinator

John C. Smith
4044 Winther Hall
(262) 472-4704
Email: sbm@uww.edu

Department

Hyland 4300D
Phone: (262) 472-1945
Email: sbm@uww.edu

Certificate Requirements: (Minimum 13 Units)

Required courses (12 units)12
SCHOOL FINANCE AND ACCOUNTING
SCHOOL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT TECHNIQUES
SCHOOL BUDGETING AND FINANCIAL PLANNING
SCHOOL AUXILIARY SERVICES MANAGEMENT
Internship (1 - 6 units)1 - 6
INTERNSHIP IN SCHOOL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT
Total Units13 - 18