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.
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
John C. Smith
4044 Winther Hall
Phone: (262) 472-1945
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 Units||13 - 18|