Post-MBA Certificate

The Rutgers Post-MBA Certificate program consists of a minimum of five classes or 15 credits of elective courses. It is structured to give you maximum flexibility in meeting your individual career needs and is an easy way for you to update your degree and incorporate the most contemporary topics in business.

Post-MBA Certificate Program

If you would like to update your MBA to incorporate contemporary trends in business, consider taking popular and cutting-edge courses in the following areas:

  • Accounting
  • Analytics and Information Management
  • Finance
  • Global Business
  • Marketing
  • Marketing Research Insights and Analytics
  • Pharmaceutical Management
  • Real Estate
  • Strategy & Leadership
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Technology Commercialization, Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Actual course selections for each semester may be viewed here.

The Custom Certificate

You may prefer to customize your certificate to help you meet specific challenges in your job, or to redirect your career. Pick from the many new electives that have been added in recent years, or use the opportunity to choose courses you wish you had taken as a graduate student. You may select from the list of available Rutgers Business School electives.

Additional Concentration Option

In addition to receiving the Post-MBA certificate, if you're an alumnus of Rutgers Business School, you can have an additional concentration added to your official transcript. Simply select and successfully complete the elective courses required for the concentration. In addition to traditional concentrations in Finance, Supply Chain Management, Marketing, Pharmaceutical Management, courses in Global Business, Accounting, Management and Business Strategy, Marketing Research, Analytics and Info Management, and Entrepreneurship have been added as available options. 

Professional Accounting

The Post-MBA Certificate will offer a concentration in Professional Accounting. This Post-MBA Certificate will require a minimum of 18 credits. The courses taken in this Post-MBA Certificate program may allow a student with an MBA to meet the requirements for the Certified Public Accounting (CPA) license in both New Jersey and New York State. In order to meet the CPA requirements, students may have to take up to 36 credits including courses in Accounting, Business Law, Economics and Finance. The actual number of courses required will depend on the candidates prior course work and the state of licensure. Classes are only given during the day on a space available basis.

The Post-MBA Certificate in Professional Accounting can also be used to satisfy the pre-requisites for Master of Accountancy in Financial Accounting Program. For more information about the Post-MBA Certificate in Professional Accounting, please contact Alex Sannella.

Course Offerings and Schedules

Call Office of Student Services at (973) 353-5275 for Newark or (848) 445-4046 for New Brunswick.


Alumni of Rutgers Business School: Register over the phone by calling the Part-Time MBA Program Office at (848) 445-4046. No application forms, fees, or transcripts are required.

Applicants holding MBA degrees from other AACSB-accredited schools: Register by completing the online application and paying the $70 application fee. You will also need to send a copy of your transcript showing the date your MBA degree was awarded and a copy of your resume to:

Rutgers Business School - Newark and New Brunswick
Office of Graduate Admissions
1 Washington Park, 6th Floor
Newark, NJ 07102

Please Note: Students enrolled in this 15-credit program are considered non-matriculated for purposes of determining eligibility to use the MBA Career Services Office. Use of that office is limited to fully matriculated students or alumni of Rutgers Business School. Alumni use is subject to restrictions and fees in accordance with school policy.

Note: Post-MBA students are non-matriculated students, therefore financial aid is not available.