Business Development Manager
In today's fast-paced and complex business environment, employers need innovative problem solvers who can test ideas and build business cases for new products and services. Ohio University's online Business Venturing Certificate provides an innovative, creative environment for you to hone your entrepreneurship skills. Coursework is informed by our 90-plus years of experience delivering business education.
Throughout this flexible, three-course program, you will complete hands-on projects designed to give you the expertise to succeed as a small business owner or leader within larger organizations. Our online entrepreneurship certificate provides a deep dive into startup innovation, corporate innovation, social venturing and more.
OHIO's Business Venturing and Entrepreneurship Certificate program will give you the firsthand experience you need to excel in a wide range of management and leadership roles.
7-Week Courses | 9 Total Credits
By completing a focused curriculum of just three seven-week courses, you will build the specific skill sets you need to develop innovative solutions in any organization. You can also apply nine certificate credits toward an OHIO Master of Business Administration (MBA) or Master of Science in Management (MSM) degree.
No GMAT Required | No prerequisite courses
|Summer A 2024
|Summer B 2024
|Application Deadline: 04/15
|Application Deadline: 06/10
|Classes Begin: 05/13
|Classes Begin: 07/01
To apply to OHIO's online certificate program, you will need:
|Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited university
|Official transcripts from all institutions attended
You can transfer up to three credits into the graduate Business Venturing and Entrepreneurship Certificate program at Ohio University. Reach out to an enrollment advisor at 740.924.5725 to learn more.
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$7,461 Total Tuition (Resident) | $829 Per Credit (Resident) | Scholarships Available
|Cost per credit hour
$829 (Ohio resident)
|Total credit hours
|Total estimated cost, minus fees
$7,461 (Ohio resident)
|Other costs to budget for
|You may have costs in addition to tuition, such as textbooks, supplies and fees. Take these into consideration as you budget for your program.
Listed tuition is for estimating purposes only and is subject to change.
Ohio University is a Military Collegiate Purple Star Award® school and has been repeatedly ranked among the top institutions for active duty and veteran students. Our Veteran and Military Student Services Center provides access to programs and services specifically for military members and their families. As an OHIO online student, you can earn credit for select military experience, training or previous college credit. Additionally, incentive scholarships of 15% are available for military/veteran students.
OHIO is committed to offering affordable, competitive tuition and has been recognized for the fourth consecutive year as a best-value university by U.S. News and World Report. In addition, student veteran, active military members, alumni, and corporate partners are automatically eligible to receive a 15% scholarship. Depending on your background, costs and credit hours will differ.
The College of Business offers several different financial opportunities for our professional and online graduate students, including a corporate partner program scholarship, alumni scholarship, and a veteran and military scholarship.
Ohio University has a long tradition of offering online programs specifically designed for the modality and created for working professionals. Our online students complete engaging, comprehensive coursework that combines the academic excellence and experience-based learning of a traditional program with all the flexibility and convenience of online study.
With asynchronous courses and part-time scheduling (one course per seven weeks), you can earn your degree while maintaining your current work and personal commitments. Virtual office hours give you the opportunity to connect with peers and faculty. Access your coursework 24/7 and complete your assignments on a schedule that fits your life.
When you finish your program, you'll be able to:
Instructors in the online entrepreneurship certificate program are a mix of successful entrepreneurs and academic experts who bring valuable business insights to the online classroom.
As a student, you'll benefit from:
In our flexible, AACSB-accredited program, you'll develop business intelligence and leadership expertise to create a competitive advantage for your organization while advancing your career. Choose from nine concentrations.
Elevate your leadership potential with our online Master's in Management (MSM). Prepare to lead with confidence and customize your path to success with seven career-focused specializations.