E-Business Certificate (No longer accepting new applications)

E-Business Certificate (No longer accepting new applications)

A new model for business (e-Business) is taking shape that is built on the world's largest communications network, the Internet. The Internet has opened up new possibilities for organizing and running a business and is changing the way businesses transact goods and services. The Internet creates a global platform for buying and selling goods and is used for redesigning business processes within organizations. As businesses invest in the commercialization of the Internet/WWW, there is an enormous need from a variety of fronts to understand the implications for strategic initiatives, marketing and advertising, financial markets, information systems strategy, human resource management, supply chain management and legal issues. A certificate program in e-Business is designed for students to learn how organizations can use Internet technology to create new business opportunities and how they can transform an existing business into an e-Business.

Admission Requirements

  • Students wanting to apply to a CBA graduate certificate program must already be accepted into a graduate or professional program, or already be in possession of a graduate or professional degree.

Application Deadline

  • July 15 for Fall enrollment
  • November 15 for Spring enrollment
  • April 15 for Summer enrollment

It is recommended that international students apply one month prior to these dates to allow time for admission and I-20 visa processing.  I-20 forms are processed by the Office of International Programs.

Additional Information

Required: Complete 12 credits

Course Number Course Name Credits
6500:608 Entrepreneurship 3
6500:644 Knowledge Management & Business Intelligence 3
6600:600 Marketing Concepts* substitute 6600:620 3
6600:635 E-Commerce and Interactive Marketing 3

Electives: Complete one course - 3 credits

Course Number Course Name Credits
6500:665 Management of Technology 3
6500:663 Data Analysis for Managers* 3
6600:630 Customer Relationship Marketing 3
Total Credits: 15

* This course is no longer offered.

Assistantship/Scholarship Information

All assistantships (and any fellowships) are awarded through the academic department. Students interested in obtaining an assistantship must apply. New students may indicate on their online application for admission that they would like to be considered for an assistantship. Current students must contact the academic department for application information. Each department may have different requirements for assistantship applicants, so all students should contact the academic department to determine these particular requirements. Only those students fully admitted to a master’s or doctoral degree-seeking program are eligible for a graduate assistantship. Students admitted as non-degree seeking or to a certificate program may not hold an assistantship.

Financial Aid Information

Paying for college is a vital part of the education process. It is important to be informed of the many sources of aid available. Student loans are available to degree-seeking graduate students. Information on student loans can be found through the Office of Student Financial Aid. The Office of Student Financial Aid is located in Simmons Hall.

Tuition and Fees

Current tuition and fees schedules can be found through the Office of Student Accounts.

Page maintained by The Graduate School. Request a change to this page.

The University of Akron

Akron, OH 44325
Phone: 330-972-7111
Contact us
Send mail & deliveries to UA