Graduate Certificate in Business Administration

If you’ve progressed your career to a senior level without a bachelor degree, our accelerated online Graduate Certificate in Business Administration will offer formal recognition of your success to date. Best of all, you can use it as a direct pathway into our Master of Business Administration to expand your management thinking. Plus, with six intakes a year, you can virtually start whenever you’re ready.

Degree summary

Griffith University’s online Graduate Certificate in Business Administration consists of four courses from the Master of Business Administration. These have been chosen to be a great foundation for the next step in your career, or study. You’ll benefit from peer learning, group collaboration and will be supported by the latest audio and visual interactive learning tools. Plus, there are no exams, so you’ll be graded on practical assignments that you can apply in your current or future roles.

Each course runs for six weeks, allowing you to focus on one course at a time and still graduate in eight months.

Courses in the program

The four courses that you need to complete to achieve your Graduate Certificate in Business Administration are:

  • Sustainability: Adaptive Thinking
  • People
  • Marketing
  • Accounting: Integrated Reporting

Career outcomes for graduates

The Graduate Certificate in Business Administration is designed as a springboard into the Master of Business Administration. For a seamless transition into our Master of Business Administration, you’ll need to achieve a minimum GPA of 4.5. It will also prepare you for senior management roles across all businesses, and even provide you with the skills you need to start your own.

Entry requirements

To undertake our Graduate Certificate in Business Administration, you’ll need:

  • a minimum of six years full-time work experience, which includes four years of relevant work experience and two years in a role requiring leadership skills (leadership can include direct management or supervisory experience and/or managing and driving change in an organisational or project-specific setting). No undergraduate degree is required.
  • English language requirements apply to International applicants and other applicants whose previous study was undertaken in a language other than English.
Program code3328
DurationEight months part-time
Teaching periodsJanuary, March, May, July, August and October
Program fee*$17,000 (Domestic students), $18,500 (International students)
*Based on 2017 rates

Contact us

To find out more call us on 1300 737 945 (9am – 5pm AEST, weekdays) or complete the form and one of our Enrolment Advisors will give you a call.