Business Admin. in UC, Irvine

Graduate Certificate - Business Administration - Accelerated - University of California, Irvine

Program Description

Today’s business environment practically changes overnight. The most successful companies are those whose employees have an understanding of finance and marketing, possess skills to build effective teams, and understand how to manage effectively. This program is designed for those individuals who have minimal business experience and wish to gain an understanding of the managerial functions, roles and skills necessary to succeed in this competitive business world.

Program Highlights

Length: 3 month accelerated graduate certificate including a 10 week optional internship
Application fee: $200.00 USD
Tuition: $7,900.00 USD/year
Cost of Living: $14,506.50 USD/year
Course Start Date: March 2022 / June 2022
Application Deadline: 01 Feb 2022 / 28 Feb 2022


  • Prepare to enter an MBA program
  • Develop managerial skills
  • Build effective teams
  • Explore business and leadership models
  • Obtain a strong foundation in business functions and analysis
  • Gain a competitive edge in the global job market through an internship in a U.S. company

Admission Requirements

  • Minimum Level of Education Required: 4-Year Bachelor's Degree
  • Min GPA: 77.0%
  • English Proficiency Requirements:For direct admission, applicant must be from an English speaking country or meet either of the following English test scores:
    • Min TOEFL iBT: 71
    • Min IELTS overall: 6
    • Min Duolingo English Test Score: 95
    • Min PTE overall: 50
    This program does NOT offer conditional admission

Other fees:

  • Internship Fee: $2,900 per year
  • Books and Supplies Fee: $400 per year
  • Student Services Fee: $250 per year
  • Health Insurance Fee: $585 per year

* Note: Additional fees may apply
** All fees are subject to change without notice