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Applying for a Graduate Certificate

To be considered for the Daniels School of Business Online Graduate Certificate program(s), you must apply for the graduate certificate using the Graduate School’s online application, even if you are currently enrolled at Purdue University. Applicants will be required to pay the application fee.

Please refer to the “Instructions for Applying to Economics/Management Graduate Certification” information below for step-by-step instructions on how to apply for the Daniels School of Business Online Graduate Certificate programs.

New student applicants can be admitted to only one graduate certificate program in their first semester.

Admission Requirements

To be admitted to the Daniels School of Business Certificate program, applicants must submit the following documents to complete the application:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution with a GPA of 3.0 or higher*
  • Current resume
  • Academic Statement of Purpose
  • Personal History Statement
  • Official transcripts from all universities attended in the original language as well as the English translation for transcripts and diplomas not in English.
  • Video Essay: Kira self-recorded video interview/essay. A link to complete this portion of the application will be sent to the applicant’s email address once their required materials, application, and application fee are submitted.

GMAT and TOEFL requirement has been waived for Online Graduate Certificates.

*In lieu of the degree requirement above, Purdue University Undergraduate students (Senior/Junior standing) must provide a current official transcript. Undergraduate students will be awarded the graduate certificate and conferral on official Purdue University transcript upon completion of the current undergraduate degree.

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Instructions for applying to the following Economics Graduate Certificates:

  • Business Economics and Data Analytics Graduate Certificate
  • Financial Economics Graduate Certificate
  • Public Economics and Policy Graduate Certificate





Instructions for applying to the following Management Graduate Certificates:

  • Business Analytics Graduate Certificate
  • Business Essentials Graduate Certificate
  • Fundamentals of Human Resources Graduate Certificate
  • Global Supply Chain Management Graduate Certificate
  • Innovation and Technology Commercialization Graduate Certificate
  • Leadership, Change Management and Negotiation Graduate Certificate