Summer Certificate in Business Fundamentals
Gain Business Skills During Summer Term
Learn business fundamentals over your summers—remotely or on campus. Boost your résumé, bolster your skill set, and prepare for your professional career.
1 required course:
+ 3 business electives:
Choose from finance, marketing, operations, human resources, and risk management
Online and in-person options
Designed to be completed over multiple summer terms
Only open to nonbusiness majors
Popular Majors to Pair With the Certificate
Journalism, psychology, engineering, community & nonprofit leadership, consumer science, life sciences communication, and international studies
Once you complete all certificate requirements, “Awarded Summer Certificate in Business Fundamentals” will be notated on your official transcripts.
The Summer Certificate in Business Fundamentals is an open enrollment program, meaning you can enroll at any time. It is only available to undergraduate students majoring outside the Wisconsin School of Business.
To declare, you must have completed 12 credits in residence at UW–Madison and have earned a minimum GPA of 2.75.
Students are not able to earn both the Summer Certificate in Business Fundamentals and the Certificate in Business.